Summer Reading

West Hartford Public Library 2024 Teen Summer Reading for Grades 6-12!

June 13 – August 31, 2024

Summer Reading T-Shirt Contest

Be Creative!

Submit your logo ideas to Teen Advisory Board’s “ADVENTURE BEGINS AT THE LIBRARY” Summer Reading T-Shirt Contest and see YOUR design on a shirt! Complete details and submission rules HERE. Ends May 31.

Special thanks to the West Hartford Public Library Foundation for providing the funding for summer reading.

Punch Cards

Pick up a Summer Reading Punch Card from your school or at the reference desk at the Noah Webster Library! Teens will receive a stamp for every activity they complete (either reading a book or participating in a summer program.


$100 Gift Card


E-Books & Audiobooks

Overdrive and the Libby app offer eBooks and eAudiobooks on your tablet or smartphone. Android and Apple users can download the free Libby App. For Kindle Fire tablets, you must download the Overdrive app from your Amazon store.

To access these materials on your computer, go to the Library Connection Downloadable Catalog webpage here:

To access materials on a Kindle eReader, such as a Kindle Paperwhite, follow the directions here: 

You must have a West Hartford library card to access the full West Hartford Overdrive collection. West Hartford cardholders can check out and download up to 10 Overdrive titles at one time. For additional information:

Hoopla offers eBooks, eAudio, eMusic, and eVideo. West Hartford cardholders can check out up to 4 Hoopla items per month. The first time you use Hoopla, you will be asked to make an account.To access materials on your tablet or smartphone, download the free Hoopla App from your device’s App Store.

To access materials from your computer, go to the Hoopla webpage here: 

For additional information: Hoopla Help

Library Cards

Teens- Apply for a West Hartford Public Library Card here!