Welcome to Summer Reading at Ford City Public Library

July 7th - July 31st


This year our summer reading events will take place 100% online via social media, our website, and BlueJeans Video Conferencing.


Below you will find event information (including pre-registration and Grab&Go Pick up) for all age groups.

For help, or for more information please contact us!


Summer Reading Story Time

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am

All Summer Reading Story Times will require pre-registration. Please register before June 19th. Additionally, Grab&Go bags will be available for all activities, they will be available for pick up at the library every Tuesday during Summer Reading.

Week 1 

Story: Jack and The Beanstalk and the French Fries by Mark Teague

Craft: Magic Dancing Beans and Wand Craft

Week 2 

Story: The Three Little Pigs by Mara Alperin

Craft: House Building STEM Activity

Week 3

Story: Pete The Cat- Sir Pete the Brave

Craft: Paper Towel Tube Dragon Puppet Craft

Week 4

Story: Pinkalicious: Fairy House

Craft: Cup Fairy Gardens & Scavenger Hunt

All Story Times will be streamed through BlueJeans.


Teen Summer

The Teen Summer Reading Program will include many passive activities along side programs. For Thursday activities please register by June 19th.Grab&Go bags will be available for Thursday activities, they will be available for pick up at the library every Tuesday during Summer Reading.

Available during the entire Summer Reading event:

Summer Reading Challenge: If you would like to challenge your reading preferences or track your reading click HERE for our Summer Reading Challenge! Complete at least one challenge a week to receive a a free weekly reward book! Registration required.

A Fairly Strange (virtual) Escape: Try your hand at escaping the castle of a nefarious king in this virtual escape room. Click HERE!

Tuesdays During Summer Reading:

Look for scavenger hunt riddles on all of our social media! 

Thursday July 9th & 23rd @ 2pm

July 9th: Dragon Egg Craft

July 23rd: Vision Board Activity

Thursday activities will be hosted on BlueJeans

*All links will open on July 7th


More Summer Reading Resources

Additional Summer Reading programs and resources not affiliated with Ford City Public Library. We will continue to update this list throughout the summer!