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TD Summer Reading Club 2019

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Defeat Summer Brain Drain with the TD Summer Reading Club!

Avoid Summer Brain Drain and unlock your curiosity with the TD Summer Reading Club! Registration opens on Saturday, June 1!

Registration includes a notebook with reading challenges, stickers, and more. You and your child can pick these up at any branch starting Tuesday, July 2 or at any TD Summer Reading Club program. You can also pick up your notebook at the Launch Party on Friday, June 28 at the Bowmanville Branch! 

Programs are weekly and will run from Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, August 23. Special Epic Experiences will be jam-packed with celebratory fun and memory-making moments! View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!


Club Registration

You may register your child(ren) in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

(If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly, please try using the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.)

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eNewsletter: SRC Edition!

Stay in the know! When you register your child, sign up for the Summer Reading Club eNewsletter! Receive highlights about what’s going on each week, upcoming Epic Experiences, and fun activities you can share with your young readers at home!

Forgot to sign up for the eNewsletter when you registered for the Club? Don't worry, you can subscribe here!

Special Preliminary Celebrations

Summer Reading Club number, Read On Week.
(Saturday, June 15 to Saturday, June 22; all ages)
Find us in the community as we get excited to get our Summer Read On in our quest to defeat Summer Brain Drain!
Summer Reading Club number, launch party.
(Bowmanville Branch; Friday, June 28, 1:00 to 3:00pm; all ages)
Discover the world around you, all from inside the Library! Explore, play, and learn at our TD Summer Reading Club Launch Party, get early access to the TD Summer Reading Club notebooks.

Weekly Programs and Epic Experiences

Weekly programs will run from Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, August 23. TD Summer Reading Club membership required. Drop in; space may be limited on a first come, first served basis.

View the online program calendar, or download a printable booklet!

Summer Reading Club number, week 1.
Epic Experience:
Alien Invaders (Courtice Branch; Tuesday, July 2, 1:00pm; all ages)
Join Central Lake Ontario Conservation (CLOCA) and discover native, non-native, and invasive plants in our local habitats! Learn how these alien invaders make an impact on the ecosystems around them, and how you can help!
Summer Reading Club number, week 2.
Epic Experience:
Tuesdays on the Trail (OPG Darlington Waterfront Trail; Tuesday, July 9, 10:00am; all ages)
Explore bugs and insects you might encounter in your own backyard through interactive games and activities with Ontario Power Generation at the Darlington Waterfront Trail!
Summer Reading Club number, week 3.
Epic Experience:
Where the Wild Things Are (Newcastle Branch; Wednesday, July 17, 2:00pm; all ages)
Learn basic skills that could help you survive Where the Wild Things Are through interactive games and activities!
Summer Reading Club number, week 4.
Epic Experience:
Wonders of Water (Orono Branch; Thursday, July 25, 2:00pm; all ages)
Not only is water important for all living things, it’s also super-fun to play in! Discover all the wonders of water, and learn to appreciate how vital it is to our world!
Summer Reading Club number, week 5.
Epic Experience:
WILDlife Detectives (Newcastle Branch; Wednesday, July 31, 1:30pm; all ages)
Put on your "owl eyes" and "fox ears" and become a wildlife detective with the experts from Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue! Discover the world around you through guessing games, dancing, and up-close encounters!
Summer Reading Club number, week 6.
Epic Experience:
DIY Bird Houses (Bowmanville Branch; Thursday, August 8, 2:00pm; all ages)
Build a bird house, bird feeder, or bat box with mixed materials found around your home to help care for the high fliers in your backyard!
Summer Reading Club number, week 7.
Epic Experience:
Wild Wheels - Green Edition (Courtice Branch; Tuesday, August 13, 2:00pm; all ages)
Our popular Wild Wheels program returns with an eco-friendly twist! Learn about all the "green" ways you can get around and reduce your carbon footprint!
Summer Reading Club number, week 8.
Epic Experience:
Movie Night! (Newcastle Branch; Friday, August 23, 8:00pm; all ages)
Celebrate your TD Summer Reading Club successes by relaxing with a movie in the park! Bring a blanket or a lawn chair (and maybe some waste-free snacks), and get cozy to watch a summer block buster on the big screen


Co-created and delivered by over 2,200 public libraries across Canada, this national bilingual program is developed by Toronto Public Library in partnership with Library and Archives Canada. Sponsorship is generously provided by TD Bank Group.

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