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Register Now For Summer Reading!

Earn badges for reading and completing activities. Earn enough badges and become eligible for great prizes!

Summer Reading events happen at the Library throughout Anne Arundel County all summer long.

Please take our Summer Reading Club survey!

Spencer ”Spinny” Johnson spinning two balls

On the Ball, Spinny

Spencer ”Spinny” Johnson presents his upbeat program that features fun and amazing basketball skills.

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Chris Fascione holding books in a library

Bringing Literature to Life

Chris Fascione brings children's stories to life through acting, comedy, and juggling.

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A girl with a virtual reality headset and hand controller painting a virtual picture

Virtual Reality Events

FutureMakers presents demos, camps, and more for you to experience VR first hand. (Some events require registration.)

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two people creating a mold using thermoforming

Instant 3D Prints

FutureMakers demonstrates how to quickly create 3D molds. Registration required

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Sanibel Island Book and Library Card

Have Library Card
Will Travel

Show your library love wherever you go this summer! Take a photo of yourself holding your Anne Arundel County Public Library card on your summer vacation.

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Penny Russell speaks with her audience after performing Billy's Bridge

Billy's Bridge

Penny Russell presents an interactive puppet show based on the story of “Three Billy Goats Gruff”...with an engineering twist.

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King and Queen Reading to Children

Medieval Times ~ Preschool Storytime

Medieval Times will send a king and princess to be guest readers during story time.

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A Trumpet player from the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra plays for adults and children at the Linthicum Library branch

ASO at the Library

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra musicians visit to perform an interactive, family friendly concert with time for questions.

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Father and daughter reading a book

Earn Badges, Get Prizes!

Read this summer and win prizes!

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Win Orioles, Maryland Science Center, $250 in a Maryland 529 account, or medieval Times Tickets!

Register and Win

When you register for Summer Reading Club, you are automatically entered in random drawings to win free tickets to an Orioles game, Medieval Times or entry passes to the Maryland Science Center. You could also win $250 in a new Maryland 529 College Savings Account!

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Medieval Times Dinner & TournamentBaltimore Orioles Tickets at Camden YardsMaryland Science CenterMaryland 529 College Savings Plan
Joe Romano

Joe Romano's
Books! The Magic is Real!

Joe Romano returns to the Library to amaze, amuse and delight with his magic.

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Jack Russel terrier riding a skateboard

Jacks are Wild

Marian DeAngelo' trained Jack Russell Terriers Mario and Bella will demonstrate their ability to play the piano, “read” and perform other amazing tricks.

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The dance ensemble dancing on a stage

Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble

The ensemble will use the universal language of music and dance to help us understand the world around us..

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