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Summer Reading Program: HPL



Join Summer Reading Program

Registration Opens May 18, 2024
All ages are welcome to read and attend events!


We are delighted and excited to have readers of all ages join us this year for our reading challenge! Whether you read as a family or on your own, listen to an audiobook, or have someone read to you, all of it counts towards your ultimate reading goal of 30 books for kids 4 & younger or 30 days for older kids, teens, and adults!





How Do I Participate?


Signing up is easy: Create a free Beanstack account or log in if you already have one. Then, track your reading progress either on your computer or through the Beanstack app. Read, log, and win fantastic prizes along the way!
Need more help? Find out how to register, track your progress, and the incentives available for meeting your reading targets. Everything you need to maximize your participation and chances to win prizes is right here.




Summer Reading Events

Upcoming Events



Summer Reads by Age
Comic book covers
Read comics in your browser or in the Library Pass Comics Plus app. Just sign in with your library card number and choose a category. Titles can be filtered by age and language.

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Download or stream over 7000 newspapers and magazines from the U.S. and 55 countries around the world. Sign in with your library card and choose Houston Public Library.

EBooks on Boundless
Looking for inspiration for your next literary journey? Boundless book lists are curated collections of recommended readings, designed to help you discover new titles within a specific genre, theme, or topic.

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