Summer Reading Program

Our annual family Summer Reading Program offers learners of all ages a variety of ways to stay sharp and beat “summer slide.”

This year, our theme is “Imagine Your Story". It will run from June 8th to July 24th.

Stay tuned for more information on the 2020 family Summer Reading Program!



Open to Marshall Library users of all ages!
Sign up at the library to earn prizes by reading.
There is no fee to sign up.
Click on the picture (coming soon) to the right to get
a reading log, weekly challenges, and more.
We also offer free crafts, educational presentations,
live music, and other activities.


Tuesday, June 16th, 6:30pm: "Juggling Funny Stories!" 
Chris Fascione's show includes comedy, juggling, story telling and audience participation.  Join us for an evening of great family entertainment.

Thursday, June 27th, ?-?pm: to be decided

Monday July 1st, 7-8pm: Water Rockets
Build your own rocket and then shoot it into the sky with high pressure water power! Wear clothes you can get wet in. If you can, please bring 1-2 clean 2 liter bottles with their caps.
Best for ages 6 and up.

July 6th-11th: Three Little Pigs Craft
Test your building skills against the big bad wolf. Building materials are provided in the maker space area.  Open any time the library is open this week.

Wednesday July 17th, 6pm: To be decided.

Friday July 24th: Summer Reading Program Ends
Today is the last day to turn in your reading logs and collect prizes!


1) You must have a valid library card to participate. Need a library card? They’re free! Kids: Bring a parent. Adults: bring in a WI photo ID & proof of current address (something you got in the mail within the last 3 months.

2) All books or materials used must be checked out from Marshall Library.

3) You must claim any earned prize before the end of your summer reading program (July 28th for kids/adults, August 27th for teens).

4) Push yourself. You should read books that are at or above your skill level.

5) If you are participating in more than one library’s summer reading program, please don’t “double dip.” (For example, don’t read 1 book for 20 minutes and then use that to get an incentive from Sun Prairie AND from us.)

6) Parents are responsible for children at all events.