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Childrens

Children's Summer Reading Program

For kindergarten to 5th grade

Register!
Register for the program between June 1 and July 31. There are 2 ways to register:

Read!
Read 8 books or have read to you 8 books by July 31 to complete the program.

Bonus Reading!

Read 12 more books or have 12 more books read to you by July 31 to be entered into an additional prize drawing.

Prizes! 

  • Read 8 books or have 8 books read to you by July 31 to earn a commemorative medal and coupon book!
  • All medal winners will be entered into a prize drawing for one of 20 $50 gift cards to local educational stores.
  • All medal winners will also be entered into winning these grand prizes:
    • Hornsby Birthday Party Experience, courtesy of the Tulsa Drillers
    • Sea Turtle Experience for six, courtesy of Oklahoma Aquarium
    • (5) Birthday Party package for 12 to the 2022 Season, courtesy of Safari Joe’s H2O
    • (25 pairs) Tulsa State Fair one-day ride wristband
    • (2) Family membership to Discovery Lab
    • (1) Autographed soccer ball, courtesy of FC Tulsa
    • (12) Large 1-topping pizza, courtesy of Mazzio’s Italian Eatery

NOTE: The first day to pick up medals and coupon books is Monday, June 21.

Content
What To Do & What You Get

Event & Activity Guide

You'll find lots of fun things to do at home as well as great virtual events, from craft demonstrations to book discussions. Check out all the awesome events at the library in this summer's special event and activity guide, or find our searchable online event guide here.

Medal!

Read 8 books or have 8 books read to you by July 31 to earn a commemorative medal! NOTE: The first day to pick up medals is Monday, June 21.

SRP 2021 medal

Coupon Book!

When you complete the program, you will also earn a coupon book! Coupons include:

  • Admission to the Tulsa State Fair
  • Admission to a Tulsa Drillers Game
  • Admission to a FC Tulsa game
  • Admission to Tulsa Botanic Garden
  • 2-hour bus pass on Tulsa Transit
  • Cinnamon sticks from Mazzio’s Italian Eatery
  • Decorated cookie from Merritt’s Bakery
  • Admission to Safari Joe’s H2O
  • Justaburger Kid’s Meal from Whataburger
  • Bomb pop or cookie from Smitty’s Garage

Prizes!

All medal winners will be entered into a prize drawing for one of 20 $50 gift cards to local educational stores.

Additionally, all medal winners will be entered into winning one of these grand prizes:

  • Hornsby Birthday Party Experience, courtesy of the Tulsa Drillers
  • Sea Turtle Experience for six, courtesy of Oklahoma Aquarium
  • (5) Birthday Party package for 12 to the 2022 Season, courtesy of Safari Joe’s H2O
  • (25 pairs) Tulsa State Fair one-day ride wristband
  • (2) Family membership to Discovery Lab
  • (1) Autographed soccer ball, courtesy of FC Tulsa
  • (12) Large 1-topping pizza, courtesy of Mazzio’s Italian Eatery

Bonus Reading!

Read or listen to 12 more books (for a total of 20) and you will be entered into a bonus prize giveaway!

Presenting Sponsors

presenting sponsors of the 2021 Summer Reading Program

2021 Summer Reading Program Lesson Plans!

Full Lesson Plan Book

We've been busy preparing animal-related lesson plans to get your students ready for Summer Reading Program!

Click below for all of the lesson plans together:

2021 Summer Reading Program Lesson Plans

Library Lesson Plan: Unlikely Animal Friendships

Unlikely Animal Friends

K-2nd grade

We all love a good "unlikely animal friendship" story! (Have you seen the one about the giraffe and the ostrich?) In this lesson, you will share some excellent books that show off unlikely animal friendships, write sentences about them, and analyze what makes each friendship unique.

Library Lesson Plan: Emperor Penguin Writing Work

Emperor Penguin Writing Work

3rd-5th grade

Using the principles of "The Writing Revolution" (https://www.thewritingrevolution.org/), this lesson includes reading about emperor penguins and then using sentence activities to share what students have learned, from scrambled sentences to because-but-so constructions.

Library Lesson Plan: Monkey See, Monkey Write

Monkey See, Monkey Write

K-3rd grade

Introduce your students to golden snub-nosed monkeys and then guide them in a fun creative writing assignment!

Library Lesson Plan: Book of Amazing Animals

Book of Amazing Animals

1st-3rd grade

There are so many amazing animals in the world! In this lesson, students get to collect their favorites and share what makes them so lovable.

Library Lesson Plan: Frogs in Fact & Fiction

Frogs in Fact & Fiction

2nd-3rd grade

Using the classic "Frog and Toad" books as a basis, this lesson introduces readers to real frogs and asks for a thoughtful comparison before creating a writing outline for a paragraph.