Summer Reading

Thank you to everyone who participated in Summer Reading 2020 at Jonathan Trumbull Library.

Congratulations to our raffle winners: Amelia, Avery, John Paul, Lukas, Peyton, and Tessa!

We still have the books from the lists below displayed by grade for you until school starts.

2020 State of Connecticut Suggested Summer Reading Lists
Grades K-2
Grades 3-4
Grades 5-6
Grades 7-8
Grades 9-12
Lebanon Middle School Summer Book Lists
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

You can keep a list of everything you borrow from JTL by following these steps:

1. Log into your account.
2. Account Preferences
3. Click “Keep history of checked items”
4. SAVE.

After saving, the books you have read will be saved in a list that you can print at the end of the summer.

Download a summer reading journal to print and handwrite here.


We will continue to have Take-and-Make Craft Bags this fall!

Pick one up while you’re at the library or request to pick one up outside and enjoy some fun craft activities at home!

Share pictures of what you made with us by emailing them to or tagging @JonathanTrumbullLibrary on Facebook or @lebanonctlibrary on Instagram!

Monday storytime with Miss Frances will continue! Join us at 3:00 pm on Zoom for stories. Register through the link on the website to get the meeting ID!

Dougal Art, caricatures, illustrations, entertainment and educationZoom Cartooning and Drawing Tricks with Bill Dougal will continue
@ 4:00 pm
Learn to draw cartoons and things out of simple shapes. Sign up at the library or online. For ages 7-12.

On Tuesdays, join Director Earls outside every week for chess! We will play at 2:00 pm in August and 4:00 pm in September. Masks on, game on!


Photo of Summer Reading Participation Wall

Please remember to wear your masks when you enter the library, wash or sanitize hands, and wait until you and your family are all well before coming to see us. Thank you for your kindness!






Adult and Teen Summer Reading