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Imagine Your Story Summer Reading 2020

Virtual Summer Reading Program

Explore the world of stories this summer with the Olathe Public Library. Fairy tales, folk tales, funny stories, scary stories, adventures, mysteries, and so much more. Open a book and discover a new world! 

All ages can track their reading online this summer to win prizes. Create your account and start logging titles May 4. 

Register and track your reading here!

Virtual Events

Our events have gone virtual too! Visit our 

Events Calendar 

for storytimes, book groups, crafts, yoga and more. 

Access eBooks and more

With the library closed, how do I find books to read?  If you've never checked out an eBook, eAudiobook or eMagazine before, now is the time to try it out! There are thousands of adult, teen and children's titles to choose from.

Visit our eReading page for all of the details. 

During this time of social distancing, there are even more ways to access reading material. Go beyond the library collection and try one of the free websites below.  

Abdo Digital Bookshelf
View children's eBooks and Read-to-Me eBooks for a range of grade levels and a variety of genres and subjects. Free from Abdo Digital Bookshelf now through June 2020.

Audible Stories 
Listen an incredible collection of stories and books for children that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. Includes foreign language titles and classics for all ages. It’s all free from audible.com while schools are closed. 

AudiobookCloud
Free until August 31, requires an account. Unlimited streaming access to over 1,000 audiobook titles for children, teens and adults. 

Project Gutenberg
Over 60,000 classic eoBoks are available, with most titles originally published before 1924. You can also find free classic children’s books with a focus on older titles for which U.S. copyright has expired. Download or read online.

Tumble Books  
Animated talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, books in Spanish, graphic novels, and more for grades K-6. Free from TumbleBooks until at least August 31.