Summer Reading Program


The Gunnison & Crested Butte Library
Summer Reading Program runs
Saturday, May 28 through Sunday, July 31, 2022.
All reading cards must be turned in
before Wednesday, August 31 by participants.

Summer Reading Program this year focuses on reading rewards, events and activities for all ages.

Reading rewards:

Pick up a reading card at either library and scratch off as you read. Rewards for every 5 books read.


0-8 can scratch off one sticker for every 30 minutes they spend reading or are read to

8-12 scratch off one sticker for each book read

Earn a free book to keep after scratching off 5 books & 10 books. Upon reading 15 books, reader can choose a book or a gift card to local businesses.

Teens (13+) & Adults:

Scratch off stickers for each book read, and after each 5 books select a book to keep or a gift card.

Events & Activities:

Check our event calendar for the most up-to-date information regarding program opportunities.

You can expect –

For Youth & Families

Every week:

Monday: 3 pm Craft Club @ Crested Butte Library | Details

Tuesday: 10 am Storytime @ Gunnison + Crested Butte Libraries

9 am Garden time @ Crested Butte Library
11 am Storytime @ Crested Butte South Park
2 pm Craft Club @ Gunnison Library

10 am Storytime @ Gunnison Library

10 am Storytime @ Crested Butte Library

Every month:

Family Game Nights, Family Movie Nights, Crochet Coral Reef Classes

Special events:

June 4, 2-4 pm: Summer Reading Program Launch Party @ Gunnison Library

June 27 & July 18, 3 pm: Blue Herons on the Slate River with CB Land Trust @ Crested Butte Library

June 28 & July 28, 8:30 pm: Telescope Nights @ Crested Butte Library

July 16, 2 pm: Family Polka Party @ Gunnison Library

July 31, 4 pm: Harry Potter Birthday Party @ Crested Butte Library

For Teens & Adults:

Crafting sessions, book clubs, hiking outings, free yoga on the lawn, author visits, wine tastings, and more. See our event calendar and/or subscribe for our weekly emails on the bottom of our homepage.

Reference this information:

Download a print brochure with all of this information here or pick up a copy at Gunnison or Crested Butte Library


Keelin MacCarthy, Youth Services: keelin-at-gunnisoncountylibraries-dot-org

Taylor Worsham, Adult Services: taylor-at-gunnisoncountylibraries-dot-org

See you soon to explore an Ocean of Possibilities👋