Thank you for a successful 2022 Summer Reading Program!



  • 690 kids & teens participated in the Summer Reading Program.
  • The Pittsburg Public Library held 52 kids programs in June and July, with 3,549 attendees!
  • Kids and teens earned 1,310 reading incentives, in addition to 655 free swim passes from the Pittsburg Aquatic Center. Thank you, PAC!
  • Over 2,400 Take & Make craft projects were handed out.
  • Kids and teens read a total of 19,670 books in June and July!


  • 239 teens participated in the Summer Reading Program, earning 536 scratch off tickets and winning 186 prizes!
  • 23 teen programs were offered with 747 teens participating.
  • Eight Teen Night programs were held with 340 participants. Special thanks to Root Coffeehouse & Creperie!
  • Seven Maker Monday programs were offered with 238 participants.
  • 33 VolunTeens worked 208 hours across eight teen programs.


  • 41 adults participated in the 2022 Reading Program, reading over 293 books!
  • Everyone who turned in a reading log received a PPL water bottle and lapel pin.
  • 296 community members took part in 17 library programs for adults in June and July.


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