Summer Reading Program

Summer 2021: Tails and Tales

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The Gunnison & Crested Butte Library Summer Reading Program runs Thursday, May 27-Friday, August 20, 2021. All logs must be turned in by Sunday, August 22 by all participants.

New this summer, teens and adults can participate!

How Summer Reading 2021 works for Youth:


  • Register online here or walk into the library and register at the circulation desk.


  • Read and track hours read (preschool-3rd grade) or books finished (4th grade and up) all summer through reading logs. Download this English log or Spanish log, print out and fill in as completed.


  • Turn in your log for participation recognition aka ‘thank you for reading gifts’!


  • Check our event calendar for the most up-to-date information regarding our program offerings. Every week you can expect:

At the Gunnison Library-

  • For school aged kids (6 and up): Craft Time on Mondays from 3:30-5:30 pm & Wednesdays from 1-3 pm
  • For younger friends: Storytimes on Tuesdays from 10-10:30 am and Thursdays from 10:30-11 am

At the Crested Butte Library-

  • For babies & toddlers: Toddle & Waddle Stories on Thursdays from 2:15 – 2: 40 pm
  • For school aged kids (6 and up): Craft Time on Mondays & Thursdays from 3:45 – 5:30 pm

  • For all ages:  

    • Story Time on Tuesdays from 9:15 – 9:45 am

    • Help Old Rock’s Garden Grow on Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10 am & 1:30 – 2 pm

Participate in “Tails and Tales” by:

  • Download your reading log and filling out as you read.
  • Join our Facebook group for literacy tips, indoor and outdoor activities, updates from the library and more.

How Summer Reading 2021 works for Teens & Adults:

Scratch off postcards:

  • Pick up your own ‘log’ at either library. Scratch off a bubble for each book read and return to the library for a prize for each 5 books read.


  • Check our event calendar for the most updated offerings. Programs include crafting, yoga on the lawn, book clubs, guest speaks and more!

Contact information:

Gunnison Library, Youth: Kimberly MacNamara

Crested Butte Library, Youth: Maria Fenerty

Gunnison & Crested Butte Library, Teens & Adults: Taylor Worsham