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Summer Reading

What to do with the kids out of school What to do while the kids are out of school

recommended by PimaLib_SamR
Here's a list of books with activities for the kid(s) which can be done in the home and outdoors, followed by a couple of ideas for some local outings.
Here's a list of books with activities for the kid(s) which can be done in the home and outdoors, followed by a couple of ideas for some lo…

Summer Gatherings Summer Gatherings

recommended by PimaLib_SueJ
The evenings are cool, the mosquitoes haven't come yet, so why not enjoy the evenings and have friends over just to try some new recipes? …
The evenings are cool, the mosquitoes haven't come yet, so why not enjoy the evenings and have friends over just to try some new recipes? …

Who's Who at the Zoo? Who's Who at the Zoo?

recommended by PimaLib_CherylM
Do your kids wonder what animals live at the zoo or who takes care of them? Here is a fun list of picture books that will make them beg to visit your local zoo from your favorite PCPL librarians!
Do your kids wonder what animals live at the zoo or who takes care of them? Here is a fun list of picture books that will make them beg to…

Graphic Novels: Bringing Stories to Life Graphic Novels: Bringing Stories to Life

recommended by PimaLib_SarahB
Summertime is the perfect time to dive into graphic novels and new ways to tell a story.
Summertime is the perfect time to dive into graphic novels and new ways to tell a story.

Adventure in the Great Outdoors! Adventure in the Great Outdoors!

recommended by PimaLib_RoseK
Calling all wilderness explorers! This summer, your family might be getting ready to go on a camping trip, or you might just want to have some fun in your backyard. Get ready to have awesome adventures and take a peek at these cool reads!
Calling all wilderness explorers! This summer, your family might be getting ready to go on a camping trip, or you might just want to have s…

Youth Summer Vacation Reads Youth Summer Vacation Reads

recommended by PimaLib_SamR
Don't know what to do this Summer? These chapter books tell the tales of how others have spent theirs.
Don't know what to do this Summer? These chapter books tell the tales of how others have spent theirs.

Summer reading for horse lovers Summer reading for horse lovers

recommended by PimaLib_JeanSC
If you have a horse, love a horse or only dream of owning a horse, these stories and books will touch your heart.
If you have a horse, love a horse or only dream of owning a horse, these stories and books will touch your heart.

Build a Better World - Sustainability Build a Better World - Sustainability

recommended by PimaLib_KarenG
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or watch a film about sustainability. Here are some titles to get you started.
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or wat…

Cool Ideas for Hot Days Cool Ideas for Hot Days

recommended by PimaLib_AmandaB
School's out just in time for the summer heat to hit. Here are some PCPL titles with some great ideas for beating the heat with some indoor…
School's out just in time for the summer heat to hit. Here are some PCPL titles with some great ideas for beating the heat with some indoor…

Summer Pride! LGBTQ Reads and More for S… Summer Pride! LGBTQ Reads and More for S…

recommended by PimaLib_LGBT
Show your pride and beat the heat with LGBTQ reads and DVDs for summer! This list was put together by the LGBT Services Committee at PCPL.
Show your pride and beat the heat with LGBTQ reads and DVDs for summer! This list was put together by the LGBT Services Committee at PCPL.

Reading's an adventure @ AZ State Parks Reading's an adventure @ Arizona State Parks and Trails

WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!! Discover the beauty of Arizona and pick up your free one time day use park pass at any library. Visit more than 30 parks across the state, including some in our own backyard: Catalina, Oracle, and Picacho Peak State Parks. Other parks are within a day’s dri…
Discover the beauty of Arizona and pick up your free one time day use park pass at any library (while supplies last). Visit more than 30 pa…

Arizona Camping & Hiking Fun for Familie… Arizona Camping & Hiking Fun for Families!

recommended by PimaLib_CatS
Camping and hiking are favorite summertime activities to create family memories. Before you embark on your outdoor adventure, check out these books.
Camping and hiking are favorite summertime activities to create family memories. Before you embark on your outdoor adventure, check out the…

Exploring Nature Exploring Nature

recommended by PimaLib_AlinaG
During the summer, it can be hard to get outside and keep your little ones safe from the heat and the sun. Skip the sunscreen and stay indoors with these beautifully illustrated picture books!
During the summer, it can be hard to get outside and keep your little ones safe from the heat and the sun. Skip the sunscreen and stay indo…

There's a Whale in my Pool! There's a Whale in my Pool!

recommended by PimaLib_CherylM
It's summer. It's hot. Cool off with these swimmingly fun books from the PCPL catalog!
It's summer. It's hot. Cool off with these swimmingly fun books from the PCPL catalog!

Ways to Build a Better World this Summer Ways to Build a Better World this Summer

recommended by PimaLib_CatS
Explore ways to "Build a Better World" in these picture books which fit nicely with our 2017 Summer Reading Program theme.
Explore ways to "Build a Better World" in these picture books which fit nicely with our 2017 Summer Reading Program theme.
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