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Summer Reading 2021

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Introduction & the Prize Closet

Welcome to Summer Reading 2021! Sign up and for every book you read you'll receive a ticket - collect and spend them to purchase prizes from our Prize Closet!

We also have a grand prize of a $50 gift certificate to the Eloquent Page Bookstore in St. Albans. Read enough and you'll be automatically entered into the raffle!

Youth Raffle Minimums:

Families (6 and under): 50 Picture books

Ages 7-12: 10 Juvenile books

Ages 13-17: 5 YA books

Adult Raffle Minimums:

No minimum, every book = an entry!

Summer Reading Events

Summer Reading Kickoff with Wildlife Tales

June 19th, 11am | Swanton Recreation Lower Field

Sign up for the Swanton Library's Summer Reading Program 2021 to earn incentives, win prizes, take part in fun events and, most importantly, read! Creemee coupons will handed out courtesy of Maple City Candy.

The Vermont Museum will perform Wildlife Tales with a live bird demonstration at 11am!

Spectacular Snakes & Stupendous Stories

July 23rd, 11am | Missisquoi Refuge Visitor's Center

Join 802 Reptiles, Mr. K, and the Library for a nature adventure at the Missisquoi Wildlife Refuge!
11AM: a live experience and demonstration of SNAKES and REPTILES.
12PM: STORIES from the Library and Friends.
1PM: A Nature Walk with Mr. K through the beautiful Refuge Headquarters on Tabor Rd.

Adult Songwriting Workshop

July 24th, 3:30pm | Swanton Public Library

In this special workshop for adults, Jon Gailmor will teach you how to write, compose, and perform original music. Whether you're a newcomer or an old musical hat, there will be something to learn and enjoy.

Registration required, minimum of 4 participants.

Youth Songwriting Workshop

August 11-13 | Swanton Recreation

Join Jon Gailmor in a songwriting workshop to learn how to write, compose, and perform original music.

Register here!

August 11, 10am-12pm
Ages 4-7
August 12-13, 10am-11am (two days)
Ages 8-12
August 12-13, 11am-12pm (two days)
Ages 13-17

Registration required, minimum of 4 participants.

SRP 2021 Celebration

End of Summer Reading Celebration

August 14 | Rail Depot Museum

We'll bring Summer Reading 2021 to a close with a campfire at the Depot Museum plus fun and games from the Recreation Department.