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2012 Summer Reading Program: Dream Big - READ!

Join us for Sioux Center Public Library's 2012 Summer Reading Program, from June 4 - July 28. We'll have crafts, prizes, IPTV's Dan Wardell, movie nights, puppeteer Lisa Laird, and many other fun activities for all ages, from infant to adult.


For Families & TK-4th grade

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"Dream Big - READ!"

For 5th-12th grade:


"Own the Night"

For Adults:
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"Between the Covers"

Register for story programs

Register online for Summer Reading,
or sign up at the library!

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Click for Schedule

  • Family Reading
  • Babygarten
  • Story Hours
  • Movie Nights
  • Special Guests
  • Book Clubs
  • Competitions
  • Mysteries
  • Adult Program
  • Prizes
  • And more...!


Dream Big and Read to meet these goals for earning prizes and book bucks, and to attend the End of Summer Reading Carnival.

  • Family Program: Reading & activity log for young readers.
  • Dream Big - READ! (TK-4th):
    On the Reading Log: 15 minutes = 1 star sticker = 1 library book buck. Earn library bucks to "buy" prizes at the Carnvial on July 28.
    On the Activity Sheet: 6 of 11 clouds filled in = one coupon (Culvers, Subway, etc.). Full sheet completed = second coupon.
    All prizes for TK-4th readers will be given out on July 28 at the Carnival.
  • Own the Night program (5th-12th): Readers will receive an Activity Packet to complete. Other challenges include submitting book reviews online, solving Minute Mysteries, and punch cards for reading,
  • Between the Covers (adult program): Book clubs in June & July. Readers can also sign up for chances to win prize baskets and/or an Amazon gift card by keeping reading logs and submitting book reviews.

Reading logs, calendars, and other handouts for your summer reading:

You must be registered for summer reading to earn prizes for the minutes you track.

These documents are in PDF format. If you do not have a PDF reader, you can download the latest free version of Adobe Reader here.


If you have any questions about summer reading or online registration, please call us at (712) 722-2138 or email

Thank you!