Summer Reading

We welcome readers of all ages to JTL Summer Reading 2021! 

Summer reading continues with plenty of K-12 books available at JTL, so if you haven’t already, come on by and register. We welcome you to join us for our array of events with live animals, live music, hula hooping, and more! Make sure to follow us on Facebook for announcements about events, prizes, and more updates.
Toodle-loo, kangaroo–
MG, Youth Services Librarian

Come in to the library to find books from your school’s list. We have them on display for your browsing pleasure!

Lebanon Middle School Summer Book Lists 2021
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

Lyman Memorial High School Summer Book List 2021
Grades 9-12

State of Connecticut Suggested Summer Reading Lists 2021
Grades K-2
Grades 3-4
Grades 5-6
Grades 7-8
Grades 9-12

You can keep a list of everything you borrow from JTL by following these steps before checking out your books:
1. Log into your account.
2. Account Preferences
3. Click “Keep history of checked items”
4. SAVE.
After saving, the books you check out will be saved in a list that you can print at the end of the summer.

You can also use a paper reading journal to handwrite your list. Pick up a copy at the library or download one here:

Printable Summer Reading Journal

“Ways to Read” Printable Tracker

“Tails and Tales” Activity Tracker


Libby and hoopla have summer reading offerings too!


Pick up a brochure at the library or visit our events calendar to see our full list of programs.

Farm Tale #1: Wind Farms, video instructions
Farm Tale #2: Flower Farms, video instructions