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Enjoy Summer Reading at the Library

Free entertainment the whole family will enjoy.


E .C. Read’n Summer Reading 2017/18 Our popular Summer Reading Programme is on now! No doubt you will see lots of kids in the libraries this summer with their bright orange 'Wild About Reading' bags. This year just under 600 children are taking part in the programme which promotes the enjoyment of reading for children aged 4 – 12 years over Summer. Whether your child is taking part in the programme or not summer is a great time for reading and library staff would be more than happy to introduce you and your family to some of our new titles for the holiday season just come by and see us.

E.C Read’n Summer Reading Programme started on Monday 27 November, and finishes with the finale on Thursday 18 January at the Esplanade.

Summer Entertainers

To celebrate Summer Reading we have a selection of fantastic entertainers coming to Palmerston North in January. You don't have to be participating in the programme to come along, performances and workshops are free and open to anyone who would like to attend. See the full Summer Reading programme here on our website to find out more about our free family entertainment this summer.

We are extremely grateful to the Eastern and Central Community Trust for funding this programme.


Summer Reading Kids