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We want to know your opinion on summer activities at the library to help us plan for the future! Pick up a survey or complete the survey online here: Survey Form

All completed entries will be entered in a drawing to win a free night’s stay at any Omni Hotel in North America! All surveys must be received by August 8, 2015.


The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, presented by Walmart Sam’s Club, is an eight-week program designed to keep kids’ skills sharp over the summer and encourage a love of reading for all ages.

You and your child/children can sign up for the eight week program at any one of the 29 Dallas Public Library locations, the Dallas Public Library’s Bookmobile or online.

To earn the weekly prize, children ages 0 to 18 must read (or be read to) at least 30 minutes each day.

All readers may report any reading material including books, e-books, audio books and magazines. Kids who read at least 30 minutes a day for 8 weeks will qualify for the chance to win a grand prize!

Print out this form to help you keep track of your reading!

Adults can win prizes, too! Adults modeling good reading habits is a sure way to encourage children to become lifelong readers!

Club members over age 18 will log the books they have read by entering the title and author (or publication) online or at their local branch along with a brief review about what they've read. Two prize drawings for adults will be held during the eight week program. Adults may select which prizes they would like their entries to go toward.

Mayor's Summer Reading Club Events

Keep track of all your summer learning by joining the Dallas City of Learning! Spend the summer doing the things you enjoy, hang out with experts, meet new friends who share your interests, and use digital badges to map out your journey.

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Donate books to young local readers.

Mayor's Summer Reading Club Online Book Drive

During the eight-week program, Mayor’s Summer Reading Club participants have the chance to earn incentive prizes by reporting how many hours they read. Two of the weekly incentive prizes are new books that are provided to youth club members. Your gift will go directly to purchase these books!


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