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Participate in TD Summer Reading Club

Join the TD Summer Reading Club at the Grimsby Public Library this July and August. Kids can read for fun and participate in activities and contests that explore the natural world this summer!

Visit the TD Summer Reading Club website for fun online games and activities.


  • Tuesday, July 2 - Saturday, August 24, 2019 

Club hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


All children 12 and under

How to register

Visit the TD Summer Reading Club desk on or after July 2 to register your child(ren).

They will receive:

  • 1 TD Summer Reading Club notebook
    (to track your child's reading and collect stickers)
  • 1 unique web access code 
    (to create an online notebook at to store virtual stickers and track reading online)
  • 1 Animal Reading Buddy to put up at the library
    (kids can add a sticker to their Reading Buddy for each book they read) 

illustration of little boy building a nature dioramaHow to participate

 Read books
  • Kids can read books and record them in their TD Summer Reading Club notebook. They will pick up their notebook when they register
  • There are two versions of the notebook: One for pre-readers (ages 0 - 5) and one for school-age readers (ages 6 - 12)
  • Your child can record their books online as well by visiting and using their unique web access code
  • All books (including audiobooks and e-books) count, and they do not have to be from the library's collections
 Visit the library

Children can visit the library to share what they read with TD Summer Reading Club staff and enter our weekly contests (see below). There is a maximum of 3 titles per visit. For each book your child reads, they will receive:

  • A sticker for their TD Summer Reading Club notebook
  • A sticker for their Animal Reading Buddy
  • Their choice of a small token reward
 Participate in activities

There are lots of games, make-and-takes and events for children to participate in this summer at the library. Kids can:

  • Explore computer programming on Tech Tuesdays;
  • Enjoy drop-in story times every Wednesday from July 10 - August 14;
  • And explore the natural world with a different interactive activity with Thursday Kids!

Visit the library calendar or pick up the Spring/Summer Library Newsletter for more information on ages and registration. 

 Participate in contests
  • Enter weekly TD Summer Reading Club contests From July 2 to August 24
  • Contest forms can be picked up and entered at the TD Summer Reading Club desk during open hours
  • A winner is drawn from all correct entries and contacted the following Monday

Photo contest

Enter pictures of nature in the TD Summer Reading Club photo contest (coming soon) from July 2 - July 31.

TD Summer Reading Club sponsors

We would like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors for making TD Summer Reading Club at the Grimsby Library possible.


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