Summer Reading begins May 13, 2023.

Registration for Children’s Summer Reading is available at the Library only.

For children ages two through entering grade six: Receive an NCPL tote when you register. When you complete your Reading Record, receive a final prize!

Help the library reach its Community Giving Goal of 275,000 minutes.

Earn tickets to enter the grand prize drawing. Winners selected after July 29. 

The first 300 children (ages two through entering grade six) to complete their reading record will receive a free ticket to the Akron Zoo!

Help the library reach its Children’s Community Reading Goal of 275,000 minutes.

When we reach our goal, the Friends of the Library, the Rotary Club of North Canton and Daystar Autosphere will donate a combined total of $1750 each to the North Canton Cares Pantry and the Stark County Pet Food Pantry!

That’s a total of $3500 to help our community! We’re counting on your help! We need to reach our community goal of 275,000 minutes of reading to make this happen!

Register for Teen Summer Reading online and in person beginning May 13.

Teen Summer Reading Club is for students entering grades 6 through 12.

For every book you read, receive a ticket for a chance to win prizes! Middle school level, YA and adult books, fiction and nonfiction, e-books, audiobooks and graphic novels qualify. 

Prizes include fidgets, gift cards, free ice cream coupons, candy and more! Every book read allows you to enter a grand prize drawing for a pet-themed basket valued at $400, $250 worth of LEGO sets, a $200 Cedar Point gift card or an Amazon Fire Tablet 7. 

The first 250 teens to register will receive an NCPL cell phone stand.

Register for our traditional Adult Summer Reading program online and in person beginning May 13.

Register for our Adult Summer Reading Club to stay informed about library events and win Epic prizes!

Choose your epic reading path!

Online via Beanstack to earn one digital entry ticket for grand prize baskets with each book read


In-person (traditional program) to earn one paper entry ticket for grand prize baskets with each book read

The first 250 to register for either path in person during the May 13 kick-off event will receive a special NCPL cutting board.

View the Summer Series live music schedule.

View the Family Film Friday schedule.

Be sure to check out our 2023 Epic Summer Guide!