Build a Better World This Summer!

Summer reading theme Build a Better World

Summer Reading

Saturday, May 20 - Saturday, July 15

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Summer Reading at a Glance

Event When Where
Summer Reading starts Saturday, May 20 All libraries
Family Fiesta Saturday, May 20, 7-9pm Tanque Verde Swap Meet, 4100 S. Palo Verde Road
Free book giveaway for children and teens Starting Tuesday, May 30 All libraries, while supplies last
Summer Reading Celebration at the Zoo and Book Giveaway Saturday, July 8, 8-11am Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E Zoo Ct
Book giveaway - while supplies last
MegaMania!! Saturday, July 15 Pima Community College Downtown Campus, 1255 N Stone Ave
Summer Reading ends Saturday, July 15 Keep reading all summer!

Get social with us! Use #PimaReads to let us know all about your Summer Reading adventures!

Cartoon art of children building with blocksKids

Kids, pick up your Build a Better World reading tracker and read all summer long!

  • We recommend reading 20 minutes every day!
  • Pick up a FREE book starting May 30, while supplies last.
  • Return to the library to collect stickers and stamps on your reading tracker to mark your progress.
  • Be sure to get and use your Reid Park Zoo coupon which you got with your reading tracker! You can use this coupon anytime between May 21 and September 30.
  • And don’t forget to come back to your library starting June 9 to get your special invitation to the zoo celebration we’re having at Reid Park Zoo on July 8.

Come to the library all summer long for fun events! View the event calendar for the schedule of FREE programs and special events happening at all of our libraries.


Teens, at the Library, you get to do what interests YOU! Attend workshops, have fun with friends, or try out new hobbies. Find exciting programming and jumpstart your dreams at your neighborhood library all summer—and all year—long!

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