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But Wait, There's More!: Summer Reading 2024

A guide to special collections and programs in the North Country Library System.

Summer Reading is for everyone! Libraries across the North Country have an exciting season of reading, learning and fun for everyone from babies to life-long learners! 

Visit your local library and sign up to track your reading, and use the calendar below to find fun events happening at libraries in your area!

Read Right Now!

If you just can't wait to dive into great books and audiobooks, check out North Country Library's System's digital library!

Download the Libby app and log in with your NCLS library card to get started in seconds!

Or if you're already using Sora through your school, add the NCLS collection using these steps.

Audiobook SYNC

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens that gives participants two free, thematically paired downloads each week. Titles are accessible through Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive. More information here!

Summer Library Adventure!

Summer is a great time for an adventure - why not have it at your North Country library? Complete any 10 of the 66 activities on our Summer Library Adventure checklist between July 1 and September 2 and be entered to win a prize!

The checklist includes activities that can be done in the library, at home, or online and are geared toward a variety of ages so that everyone can join in. You can ask your local library for a checklist or print out the PDF below.

Completed checklists must be returned to a patron’s home library by Friday, September 6, or mailed to the North Country Library System by Monday, September 16.

  • Twenty-five winners will receive an enameled pin of the NCLS cat
  • Four winners will receive a $25 gift card to the river’s end bookstore in Oswego (redeemable online)
  • One grand prize winner will receive the pin, a $50 gift card to the river’s end bookstore, and a basket of swag from North Country libraries.

Winners will be drawn at random.

Find a Program! (This information has been compiled for your convenience; please confirm event details with the host library!) 🟥=Jefferson County 🟨=Oswego County 🟩=St. Lawrence County 🟦=Lewis County