Summer Reading

Every year the East Hampton Public Library sponsors a fun and educational summer reading program designed to work with our local schools required summer reading.  Summer reading is designed to help keep your mind stay active and prevent summer learning loss.

This year we have combined program events, interactive activities and our local schools reading incentives to ensure students in 6th through 12th grade have fun and exciting ways to engage with our library this summer and keep up with our public schools summer reading initiatives!

The more you participate in our Teen Summer Reading Program the more chances you’ll have to win great prizes!

How It Works!

You’ll earn raffle tickets to win great prizes by reading, attending library events, borrowing books and submitting book reports to the East Hampton High School English Department!

Each ticket earned, enters you into a chance to win a brand new KINDLE!  Art supplies, Water bottles, yoga mats, Dungeons and Dragons books and more! The more tickets earned the more chances to win! So come in join in our fun activities, participate in some great programs, and READ!



Earn a 2 tickets  for each program event you attend! (multiple dates = multiple tickets)

Yoga and Wellness

Tuesdays at 11am: July 2, 9, 16, 30, Aug. 6 & 20

Join Erin Day of Ten Summit Yoga as she helps you to find insight into your own amazing qualities and how you can relate authentically to the world around you by utilizing simple techniques such as Yoga, aromatherapy, journaling, sensory exploration, creativity and healing with nature. Reserve your seat here!

IMPROV and Stage Comedy

Wednesdays from 4 to 5pm: June 26, July 10, 24, Aug. 7, 21

Join us every other Wednesday this Summer for an hour of comedy and improv! Learn the basics of stage comedy, improvisation, and comedic timing by playing games such as those seen in ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’! No prior experience required! Reserve your seat here!

Dungeons and Dragons

Wednesdays from 2 to 4pm: July 3, 17, Aug 14.

Learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons by firsthand experience, Bring friends and we’ll meet some fun characters, have some combat, and learn the basics of the game. No experience required, just a sense of adventure!  Reserve your seat here!

Maker Mondays

Mondays from 4 to 7pm

Every Monday come in to library and explore a different activity! Bring in your friends and make helicopters, then go outside to see whose will fly the highest! Explore electrical circuits with Squishy Circuits! Make Slap Bracelets and Bookmarks from Duct Tape and Washi Tape! Plus Button Making, Metal Stamping, Jewelry making and Tech Take Apart Day and MORE! Drop in!  No registration required.

Financial Literacy

Thursdays from 1 to 2pm

July 11 & 25 for 6th – 8th grade

August 1 & 8 for 9th -12th grade

Literacy isn’t just about books! Join Lisa from Liberty Bank as she introduces you to; budgeting, credit do’s and don’ts, identity theft and how to protect yourself, choosing a bank, how to save, and what accounts would be best for you! Reserve your seat here!

Other Ways to Earn Raffle Tickets!

Come into our Young Adult section and see a story unfold as you and others add a sentence or two whenever you come in! (earn a ticket for each)

Get your own library card! and earn 2 tickets!

Check out TWO Books and receive a ticket!

Read a book, and ask us for a Post-It Note – write a review, post it on our review board and earn a ticket

Show us your School reading log and earn a ticket for every book read!

For Students in 6th-8th grade – show us your Governor’s Reading Challenge Log – get a ticket for any book read, ebook and audiobooks count!
For students in 9th-12th grade – fill out this form

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