Build a Better World
You are invited to sign-up for our Build a Better World Summer Reading Program!
Register at the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library starting June 12th to July 31st.
You will get a book bag, bookmark and reading log during registration.
Who’s Eligible?
Babies to 12th graders may sign-up for the program. 
Sky’s the Limit!
There is no maximum – you can read as much as you wish. 
Track Your Way to Being a Better Reader…
Keep track of your reading time progress by using your reading logs.
Write down the title of any book, ebook, magazine or newspaper that you read or a parent reads to you. Attentive listening to an audiobook or library storytime and programs also count.
Only count items you have read or library programs you have attended between the day you sign up and Aug. 10, 2017. 
Meet Your Goal & Be an Awesome Reader!
From July 24th until Aug. 10th, children who reach their reading goals may bring their completed (and signed by parent) reading logs back to the library for a certificate, free book, prize bag and the chance to enter their name into the drawing for prizes to be held during the end-of-summer Ice Cream Parfait & Poetry Party at 2:00pm on August 11th.  Prizes must be picked up by Friday, August, 26, 2017. 
*Summer Reading Program is made possible in part by the Friends of the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library and The Florida Library Youth Program, which is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.
Kids Getting Ready to Read a Book
The Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library is proud of its involvement with the youth in the community. We offer an assortment of programs for various ages to encourage and promote a love of books and reading. Please call 954-630-4370 as this information is subject to change. We welcome and invite you to visit us!