A story for everyone

June 20 - August 15

Tails and Tales

Track your own goals and win prizes. Pick up a reading log at your local library and add your "tail" to a giant animal display! (Birth- Grade 5)

It's Lit

Earn digital badges for a chance to win fun prizes. (Grades 6 - 12)

BookQuest: The Challenge

Embark on an epic journey to read 52 books this year! (Ages 16 and up)

Family Nights

Come out for a night of stories, crafts, art and live music!


Set off on an outdoor reading experience throughout the City.


Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fantasy and sci-fi mini-con.

Explore 757

Call the library at 757-410-7124 for free museum passes.

Nature Backpack

Grab a free State Park pass at any library, along with a dip net, bug cage and more.

Fun & Sun

Swing by the park for songs, stories and other preschool fun.

Pop-Up Events

Pop into the library for crafts, games and more.


Read what else the Library has planned this summer.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Get a free book every month (Birth up until a child's 5th birthday)

Seed Library

Choose from a variety of vegetable, herb and flower seeds.

Reading Represents

Join us for storytime as we explore books about kindness and diversity

CAREs Carts

Find a cart. Take a free book. Tell a friend.

CPS Summer Reading List

See what Chesapeake Public School is reading this summer.