Sign up for Summer Reading Challenge here

Get ready to dive into Oceans of Possibilities this summer. We’re kicking off another Summer Reading Challenge (SRC) on June 4, and live performers and programs are back! This year’s theme is oceanography and includes fun and programming for all ages.

SRC runs June 4–July 31 this year and is offered for infants through adults. Track your reading, participate in library activities, complete missions, and more for the opportunity to earn prizes and raffle entries.

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Make sure to check out all of our exciting summer programming for youth and adults here.

How it Works:

Babies, Kids, Teens: Earn points for each minute read, for completing missions and quests, and for participating in programs and activities. Prizes: coupon pack, book, end of SRC raffle.

Adults: Read and submit book reviews to earn raffle points for end of challenge gift card raffle. Milestone prize after 5 reviews.

Summer Performers

*Please note: all performers will present at Grove City Library in the morning at 10:30 a.m. and at Westland in the afternoon at 1:30 p.m.*

  • Monday, June 6: Kickoff Party featuring The Alans Magic & Mentalism
  • Monday, June 13: Farm Animals at the Library (Bring the Farm to You) *The Grove City program will be presented at Town Center Park, the old library site on Park St*
  • Monday, June 27: Erica Carlson’s Rockin’ Pirate Show featuring Sedgewick the Live Hedgehog
  • Monday, July 11: Pirates Lost at Sea with Talewise
  • Monday, July 18: Oceans of Possibilities with the Armstrong Air & Space Museum
  • Wednesday, July 27: Stingrays with Newport Aquarium

Summer Storytimes

At Grove City:

  • Water Baby Storytime: Mondays at 6:30 p.m. on Jun 6, 13 & 20 • Jul 11, 18 & 25
  • Storytime in the Park: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. on Jun 7, 14 & 21 • Jul 12, 19 & 26
  • Storytime in the Library: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. on Jun 9, 16 & 23 • Jul 14, 21 & 28

At Westland:

  • Summer Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and repeated at 2:30 p.m. on Jun 7, 14 & 21 • Jul 12, 19 & 26

Library Hours

Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mon-Thu      9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Grove City Library

3959 Broadway
Grove City, OH 43123

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Westland Area Library

4740 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43228

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