Summer Library Club Activities

  • Library Activities

    Olympic Sports Booklist

    Excited to watch the biggest sporting event in the world this August? Get a head start!

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    Athlete Biographies

    On your mark...get set...READ ! Race your way through this booklist!

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    Sports in Movies

    This list of sports movies wins the prize!

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    Health and Wellness Booklist

    You want to lead a healthier lifestyle? Here's a great booklist to get you inspired.

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    Playing Games Booklist

    Love games and contests? Odds are you'll find a winner on this list.

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    'Riddle Me This' Booklist

    Use your best logic to solve the riddles in these books.

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    Foodie Fiction

    This booklist will make you hungry!

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    Historical Fiction Booklist

    Let these books take you on an adventure through time!

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    Non-Fic Picks Booklist

    Find some hot new-to-you non-fic picks here!

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    Healthy Cooking Cookbook List

    Find healthy food to be boring? It doesn't have to be! Check out some great cookbooks today!

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    Folk / Fairytale Book and Movie List

    Once Upon a Time, there was an amazing list of book and movie titles...and you can get it here.

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    Best Foreign Films

    Did you know that UAPL has a spectacular foreign movie collection? Get a list of great titles here.

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    Books with a RED Cover

    What's black and white, and READ all over? These RED-covered books!

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    Ask our Staff for a Book or Movie Recommendation

    See our staff and discover your next favorite book or movie! & Be sure to attend the Bring Your Own Picnic (BYOP) Program on June 1st.

    Attend a Library Program

    We offer free programs for all ages throughout the summer. Check out our event schedule.

  • At-Home Activities

    Join a UAPL Goodreads Group

    Find great book suggestions on our Adult and Youth & Teen Goodreads Groups.


    Out of ideas? Stuck inside? Get inspired here!


    Who says life can't be all fun and games?!

    Learn a Sport

    Even the most famous of sport celebrities had to start from the beginning. Learn a new sport today!

    Create your own Read-on Sheet

    Finished your 20 hours of reading and 20 activities? Read on!! Create your own read-on sheet with your own reading goal, and share it with everyone! #SLC2016

    Backyard Camping

    You don't need to drive for miles to get sunburned and bit up by mosquitos - just pitch a tent in your backyard!

    Stress Relief

    Mental health is as important as physical health. Here are some tips to help you relax.

    Coloring for all Ages

    Coloring isn't just for kids anymore!

    Healthy Snack Ideas

    In an eating rut? Get some fresh inspiration here!

    Interactive Literacy

    Literacy building is more fun and effective when it involves play and activity. Find ideas here!

    Like us on Facebook

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    Follow us on Pinterest

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    Looking for the Big Dipper? How about the North Star? Start your stargazing here.

    Living Green at Home

    Living green is here to stay - here are some strategies to reduce your footprint.

  • Community Activities

    Attend a UA CITY Event

    Enjoy a variety of free events throughout UA this summer! More information

    Rails to Trails

    Looking for new biking adventures? Check out Rails to Trails throughout Ohio and beyond!

    Go Geocaching

    Love the idea of a treasure hunt? Geocaching is for all ages - get started here.

    Visit the UA Farmer's market

    Enjoy locally grown fresh fruits and veggies from your UA Farmer's Market! [Market Days]

    UA Fitness Trails

    Get fit at a UA Park!

    Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt

    Explore UA like you never have before!

    Ohio Plants and Animals

    Ever seen a Dragon's-Mouth? How about a Kirtland's Warbler? Ohio has a plethora of flaura and fauna for you to discover!

    Visit a UA Park

    UA has a variety of parks for the community to enjoy - explore one today!

    Read by the Pool

    Back by popular demand! Read, relax, and enjoy the sunshine by the pool this summer!

    Take a Tree Trek

    Think you can name all of the Ohio trees? Take the Tree Trek and test your knowledge! [Trek Info]

    Take a Staycation

    You don't need to go far to have a great vacation. Start your planning here.

    Attend a Storytime at the Pool

    Youth staff from each UAPL location will be visiting the pools at select times this summer to provide mini-storytimes!

    Read One, Make One Cardiff Woods Haiku

    Cardiff Woods Haiku, read one--make one any day, summer explorer!

    Attend UA Parks and Rec Concerts in the Park

    Free live music and entertainment, check it out!

    Outdoor Literacy

    Learning to read is even MORE fun outside!

  • Virtual/Online Activities

    Consumer Health Complete Database

    For the latest health information, explore the Consumer Health Complete Database.

    Gale Encyclopedia Children's Health

    This encyclopedia covers issues related to physical, cognitive, and behavioral development, and every major body system for children under 4.

    Gale Encyclopedia of Diets

    Curious about the latest diet trend? Researching the science behind our food? Start here!

    Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness

    Explore physiology and fitness, as well as topics on diseases and conditions related to fitness.

    Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine

    This encyclopedia includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics of medicine.


    Enjoy a variety of animated picture books through the Tumblebook library. Use your library card to log in. [Tumblebooks]

    Mango Languages

    Parlez-vous français? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Learn here!

    Novelist Plus

    Get book suggestions by using this awesome database, always available through your Library's database. Use your library card to log in.

    Pop Culture Universe

    From film and music to food and fashion, pop culture fans will love this database!

    Zinio Magazines

    Did you know you can read popular magazines for FREE on your computer or mobile device? Learn more here!


    Hoopla has e-books, movies, e-audiobooks, music, and comic books available to download or stream onto your computer or device - check it out here!

    Digital Downloads

    FREE e-books and e-audiobooks are available through Digital Downloads! New to e-books? Click here for detailed instructions.

    UA Archives

    You'll find historical UA images, magazines, yearbooks and more in our Archives.

    Select Reads

    Another great source for finding great new reads for kids, teens, and adults!

    Click here for excellent resources to help you achieve wellness.



  1. Get on your mark

    Register here!

  2. Do Something

    Click the yellow pager buttons to flip through the stacks. On touch screen devices, just swipe the card.

  3. Record Your Hours and Activities

    Log in to record your hours.
    Record completed activities in your reading log or online!

  4. Share

    Share stories, pictures or videos of your Summer Library Club activities with us. Use #uaslc2016 to tag your post.