Adult Summer Reading Program 2019

Update, August 9: Congratulations to this year's Summer Reading prize basket winners!

Historical Fiction: Donalene S., Christina H., and Jonathan S.

Literary Fiction: Marlena M. and Lindsay T.

Memoirs: Angela E.

Mysteries: LeAnn F. and Jennifer L.

Romance: Angie M.

Surprise Me!: Makesha H., Melanie W., and Katie M.


Set your phasers to stun, engage warp speed, and may the force be with you!
For the 2019 Summer Reading Program, we're taking a journey to a Universe of Stories.

May 24 to July 31

Open to ages 18+

Reminder: August 5 is the last day to turn in reading logs.


How does it work?

Complete five missions to win a coupon for a Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat.

For every five missions you complete, you will receive a raffle ticket.

Enter to win grand prize baskets containing items such as:

  • Books
  • Coupons
  • Gift certificates
  • Dairy Queen Cakes

What are these "missions"? Check out our mission checklist here.

Missions include reading books set in or about space, attending a Siouxland Libraries Reading Invasion event, and even telling a librarian to "live long and prosper."

Log into ReadSquared and start tracking your missions!


Update, July 29: Most popular prize baskets, by number of raffle tickets entered

Surprise Me! (Variety of Books) 35 Historical Fiction 27
Mysteries 23
Romance 15
Literary Fiction 18
Memoirs 15


Thank you to our sponsor, Dairy Queen!