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Virtual Summer Reading 2020

The summer of 2020 looks different.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to offer an in-person summer program for the children in West Perth.  Our summer program co-ordinator Andria has created the following exciting activities! Imagination Kits and a Virtual Summer Reading Room.

books and possible activities included in an Imagination KitImagination Kits

Imagination kits will replace the usual in-person Summer Reading Program that is held each summer. These kits are free and the only requirement is that the participant has a library card! These kits will be distributed as part of the curbside pick-up at the Library. Each Imagination Kit will contain:
  • 2-4 books (to be signed out on child's library card)
  • a craft
  • a reading challenge
  • literacy activities
  • a science experiment or STEM activity

The Imagination Kits are recommended for ages 3-12. Each participant will receive kits customized for their age.
There will be new kits bi-weekly. Dates to launch new kits are:
  • June 29 (deadline to order is June 29)
  • July 13 (firm deadline to order is July 12 @ 11:59 pm)
  • July 27 (firm deadline to order is July 26 @ 11:59 pm)
  • August 10 (firm deadline to order is August 9 @ 11:59 pm)
  • August 24th (deadline to order is August 23 @ 11:59 pm)

Please fill out the following form (one per child) to receive an Imagination Kit for pickup. The form will be required to be submitted again for the following time periods to request a kit.

A new surprise for your child every 2 weeks!

Request an Imagination Kit!

If your child requires a card, please see our Online Registration page.

Virtual Summer Reading Room

Find everything in one place! Links to online reading resources (Tumblebooks and downloadLibrary Kids), virtual storytimes in very unusual places, interesting online resources and a link to the form to request an Imagination Kit.

Be sure to click the full screen icon full screen icon on the bottom of the slide in order to explore the room thoroughly!