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Get your child ready to read with Bee a Reader, the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library's summer reading program for infants age 0 to 1yr and 6 months.
Sign up starts April 1 and ends July 24.
Recording levels starts May 22 and ends July 31
TRACK YOUR HOURS READING BOOKS OR LISTENING TO OTHERS READ YOU BOOKS BETWEEN MAY 28 THROUGH JULY 27. Record your time on this site and win prizes.
The summer reading program is a fun way to help babies explore books and prepare for reading and writing. So, read and play with your little one throughout the summer to grow skills. Record the time you spend reading or doing activities with your baby to earn prizes at 3 levels. 4 hours of reading together or 10 activities moves you from one level to the next.
Level 1: 4 hours of reading or 10 skills = book of rhymes
Level 2: 4 more hours of reading or 10 more skills = board book
Level 3: 4 more hours of reading or 10 more skills = Bee a Reader Tote
Get to level 3 to be entered into our GRAND PRIZE drawings for a blanket donated by the Topeka Crochet Guild or a Hide & Seak Peekaboo Beehive.
All prizes are subject to availability.
Visit the library or bookmobile to pick up your winnings.
Parents: You can sign your infant here, or sign up as a family through the adult program. First register yourself as a reader in the adult program, and then "add infant/kid/teen members" when prompted.