MAY 27 — JULY 19

How do I sign up?

No registration is necessary. No library card is necessary. (However we do encourage you get one!) Participants must be 18 years of age or older. Entries must be received by Tuesday, July 19 at 5pm.


How do I participate?

Simply read (or listen to) any book, or attend library Summer Reading Programs. Keep track of your progress and fill out the Prize Entry Form each time you read a book or attend a library program. Two (2) points are awarded for each book read, and one (1) point for each Summer Reading Program attended.

At the end of the Summer Reading Program there is a Final Celebration. In order to receive an invitation to the Adult Summer Reading Party you must be at least 21 years of age and have a minimum of ten (10) points. At the party, a Grand Prize winner will be drawn, followed by a wine and cheese tasting. Participants do not need to be present in order to win the Grand Prize.

Wine and Cheese Tasting
Thursday, July 25, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
*** By invitation only! ***

What are the prizes?

Door Prizes: A Summer Reading Program attendee will be drawn at random to win one of the prizes listed below.

  • 2 Gift certificates City of Myrtle Beach Annual Gym Memberships
  • 4 Gift certificates for City of Myrtle Beach Fitness Class
  • 2 Gift certificates for Michael’s Pizza Pasta & Grill
  • 2 Game Play coupon for TopGolf
  • 2 Gift cards for Riptydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar
  • 2 Gift certificates for Angelo’s Steak and Pasta
  • 2 pairs of tickets for BrookGreen Gardens
  • 1 Gift certificate to Mojitos Bar and Grill
  • 1 Gift certificate to Chili Frito
  • 120 Bowling cards with $5.00 off $25.00 worth of food from 810 Bowling

Grand Prize: The winner of the Grand Prize will be drawn at random at the Summer Reading Club Finale.

  • $50.00 Gift Certificate to Sea Captain’s House


What programs can I attend to have a chance to win?

  • June 3 - Roving Mars with Curiosity 5:00pm
  • June 6 - Drones at Work 5:00pm
  • June 7 - From Earth to the Moon: Part I 1:30pm
  • June 10 - Introduction to Astrology 11:00am
  • June 12 - Fly Me to the Moon (Gracie & Lacy) 5:30pm
  • June 13 - Name That Tune 4:00pm
  • June 14 - From Earth to the Moon: Part II 1:30pm
  • June 17 - 21st Century Moon 4:00pm
  • June 20 - Celestial Craft: Solar System Necklace 2:00pm
  • June 21 - From Earth to the Moon: Part III 1:30pm
  • June 24 - Space Race to Space Station 11:00am
  • June 24 - Space Stations: #1 Oculus Glasses, #2 Google Moon/Earth, #3 Selfie Station - All Day
  • June 28 - From Earth to the Moon: Part IV 1:30pm
  • July 5 - From Earth to the Moon: Part V 1:30pm
  • July 10 - Are YOU Healthier than an Astronaut? 2:00pm
  • July 11 - Space Bingo 4:00pm
  • July 12 - From Earth to the Moon: Part VI 1:30pm
  • July 15 - Space Weather WPDE 10:00am
  • July 18 - Celestial Craft: Van Gough’s Starry Night 2:00pm
  • July 18 - Tour of the Solar System 5:00pm
  • June through July - Moon Photo Contest

For complete program details and registration requirements please see our Online Calendar of Events, or download the Summer Reading Program Booklet.


Special thanks to these community partners for providing generous awards and prizes for the Summer Reading Program!