Summer Reading 2024 – Begins June 1

Registration Begins June 1.

Read at least 30 days for a chance to win one of our Grand Prizes.

How it works:

REGISTER: Sign up at either Pickerington Main Library or Sycamore Plaza Library and receive a reading log.  

READ: Mark the days you read to track your progress.

EARN PRIZES: For every 10 days read, you can earn prizes! Read at least 30 days to be entered into a raffle for one of our grand prizes. Teens who complete 30 days also get an invite to the Teen Lock-In. Read more than 30 days to earn extra raffle tickets for those Grand Prizes. 


Grand Prizes

  • 4 General Admission Tickets to the Columbus Zoo
  • Gift Card Pack
    • $50 Amazon
    • $25 Gionino’s Pizzaria
  • Gift Card Pack
    • $50 Target
    • $25 Gionino’s Pizzaria
  • Gift Card Pack
    • $25 Porters
    • $50 Skyline
  • Lego Kit
    • Hogwarts Express Lego Kit
  • Board Game Set (2)
    • Pandemic Season 1
    • Pandemic Season 2
    • Monopoly
  • Switch Lite
  • Coding Bot Set
    • Pixyl Dog
    • Solar Bot
  • Marble Run Set
    • Marble Run
    • 2 General Admission Passes to COSI
  • Kid’s Play Sets
    • Pet Vet Play Set
    • Barn Play Set

Events & Activities

Comic Fest
June 1
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pickerington Main Library 

Celebrate the beginning of Summer Reading with all things comic for Pickerington Comic Fest! Fun for all ages, with crafts, activities, artists and more! Those who attend the event and sign up for Summer Reading will have a chance to win 4 Kings Island Tickets!

Children’s Book Sale
June 7 & 8 
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Pickerington Main Library 

Line up your next great summer read at the Friends of the Pickerington Public Library special kids and teens summer reading book sale.

Teen Lock-in
July 19
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Pickerington Main Library

Teens ages 12-17 who complete their Summer Reading Logs are invited to the annual teen lock-in. Nerf gun fights, video games, crafts and competitions, pizza, snacks and more! Participation by invitation only. 

Big Summer Celebration
July 27
10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Pickerington Main Library

Mark the date for the Big Summer Celebration! Giant Bubble Show from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Touch-a-Truck, lawn games, food trucks, and more from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Book Clubs

Every Monday | 1:00 PM | Pickerington Main
3rd Thrusday | 1:00 PM | Pickerington Main
2nd Thursday | 7:00 PM | Combustion Brewery
3rd Tuesday | 7:00 PM | Pickerington Main
2nd Wednesday | 11:00 AM | Sorso Coffee

Weekly Storytimes

Join us for weekly storytimes for all ages including: Family Fun (2-5 years), Rhyme Time (0-23 months) and Songs and Stories (2-5 years). Read more.


Summer Reading 2024 – Begins June 1


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