Lexis L. - iPad Mini

Knox R. - Lemoyne Pool

Tyler C. - Camp Hill Pool

Kameron G. - Hershey Park Passes

Thank you to all who participated!







CHILDREN'S Summer Reading

June 9th through August 9th

Complete activities in order to earn badges and prizes.

To earn a badge, you need to complete 5 activities within that badge. For each badge you earn, you’ll get a prize and a raffle ticket for our big prize raffles. If you finish before the end of the summer, complete extra reading pages to earn more raffle tickets! Register starting June 1st. June 13th is the first day to collect prizes.

Last day to check in is August 12th. Big Raffle Prize Winners will be drawn August 13th. 



Kids age 0-3 are encouraged to register for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! Ask about this at the children’s desk in the Fredricksen Library.

The 2018 Children's Summer Reading Program is sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen Library, a donation in Memory of Ashley Dietrich, Weis Markets, UGI Utilities, Riverview Bank, our municipalities and additional generous sponsors. Concerts sponsored by the McCormick Family Foundation.



TEEN Summer Reading: 

June 9th through August 9th

The library rocks this summer!  Teens ages 12-18 can read books, attend programs and complete activities to earn badges and prizes.  Stop by Fredricksen to pick up your 2018 Hot Picks List for book suggestions that earn double badges.  Choose the FRED Crate you’d like to win and earn badges for prize entries.

  • Who can participate in Teen SRP 2018?  Teens who are 12-18 years old.  Class of 2018 graduates are welcome to participate in the Teen SRP and to attend all teen summer events.
  • How do I register? Register online @  Remember your login info – you will need it to log book titles and reviews.  After registering online, visit the reference desk to get your Teen SRP 2018 packet.  Log your book titles June 9th through August 8th. 
  • What if I don’t have internet access at home?  No problem.  You can register and log your book titles using the card catalog computers or public computers at Fredricksen.
  • Are there any prizes to win?  Yes!  Each book you read and log earns you 1 entry into our FRED Crate summer prize drawings.  Additional drawing entries can be earned by reading a book from our Hot Picks List, watching music themed movies and attending library programs.  Our prizes will be drawn on Thursday, August 9th.  You can also win book prizes from our selection of new and bestselling teen books for your 2nd, 5th, 10th, 15th and 20th books logged. 
  • How do I write a book review?  A review expresses what you liked/didn’t like about a book.  You can offer a brief description without spoilers and give a thumbs up or thumbs down recommendation.  Reviews are optional and will earn you a badge but not a prize entry.
  • What counts for book logging?  Fiction, non-fiction, audiobooks, ebooks and graphic novels/manga.
  • What doesn’t count for book logging?  Magazines, video game guides/cheat books and online fan fiction do not count. 
  • Hot Picks List.  Our annual Hot Picks List is comprised of new teen fiction, classics, graphic novels, non-fiction, series books and books that were adapted for film.  The list will be included in your registration packet and will be posted in the library.  Reading a title from this list gives you 2 entries into the FRED Crate prize drawings. DOWNLOAD AN EVENT FLIER HERE.   The Teen Summer Reading Program is made possible by the Friends of Fredricksen and additional generous sponsors.


Adult Summer Reading Program 

June 9th through August 9th

Read great books, and you could win prizes! Registration 
begins June 1. Sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen.
  • Register for this rockin’ program online at or at the library Reference Desk.
  • This year we have three ways that you can participate: (1) play tic tac toe on this paper reading log, (2) log your reading and activities online at, or (3) do a combination of the two.
  • Read or listen to books that fulfill the type of book on this  tic-tac-toe board.
  • Write the titles and authors of the books in the squares or log them in Beanstack.
  • When you have completed 3 across, diagonal or vertical, come to the library Reference Desk to show a staff member your card or your Beanstack logging, and receive a Grand Prize Entry for the drawing to be held on August 12.
  • After putting your ticket in the Grand Prize Entry box, start another tic-tac-toe board and continue to read or listen to more books.
  • When you have completed all four tic-tac-toe boards, come to the library Reference Desk to pick a small prize (while supplies last).
  • For extra Grand Prize Entries, complete the BONUS Activity Badges on the back of the paper reading log or in Beanstack.
  • Keep jammin’ all summer long by attending our related programs. See or The Patron newsletter for more details. 

NEED IDEAS of what to read? 

Check out our Staff Picks located on one of our display octagons in the atrium. 

Use OverDrive to access eBooks and eAudiobooks on your mobile device.

Ask staff at the desks to show you other great resources for book ideas.


The Adult Summer Reading Program is made possible by the Friends of Fredricksen and additional generous sponsors.









Page Updated: 

May 14, 2018

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