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All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day.

Winter Reading

Winter Reading is for folks of all ages.

Complete any combination of 5 books, audiobooks, or library programs/events and receive
a free book & a beanie. All completed logs will be entered to win a grand prize! Bring in a donation of shelf-stable food to receive an additional entry! Food will be donated to the Good Deeds Club & area food pantries.

View our online calendar to see more events

 


 

Winter Reading Log

Pick up a reading log at any WCPL location or download a printable PDF by clicking the image.

Once you’ve filled your Winter Reading Log, drop it off at any WCPL location or register it online to receive your prize and be entered into a drawing for a grand prize.

Register Your Reading Log

 

Book Bundles

Use our “Ask A Children’s Librarian” form to request a bundle of up to 5 Winter themed or specific Holiday themed books!

Each Book Bundle also comes with a Barnaby the Bear bookmark!

Request Book Bundle

 

Celebrate the end of Winter Reading with our beloved Winter Reading mascot: Barnaby the Bear! Join us for a tea party at the Bob Kirby Branch that will include light refreshments, fun activities, and a meet and greet with Barnaby himself.


 

Participate in Winter Reading by skating at SOKY Ice Rink!

Skating is regular price but will be $2 off if you show a WCPL library card. For ticket prices, go to sokyice.com.

Warren County Public Library will be providing special visits and FREE storytimes throughout December and January:

FREE SKATE FOR ALL WCPL CARD HOLDERS!

Saturday, December 18: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Show the staff your WCPL Library Card and receive a free skate!

 

These outdoor storytimes will be held at the WCPL tent.

Thursday, Dec 2  – Pete the Cat!

  • Storytimes @ 4 p.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Pete the Cat will be there to greet skaters and non-skaters.
  • $2 off skating if you wear a Pete the Cat costume/shirt or show a WCPL library card.

Thursday, Dec 9 – Peppa Pig!

  • Storytimes @ 4 p.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Peppa Pig will be there to greet skaters and non-skaters.
  • $2 off skating if you wear a Peppa Pig costume/shirt or show a WCPL library card.

Thursday, Dec 16 – Mystery Guest!

  • Storytimes @ 4 p.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Our mystery guest will be there to greet skaters and non-skaters.
  • $2 off skating if you show a WCPL library card.

Thursday, Dec 23 – The Grinch!

  • Storytime @ 2 p.m. 
  • The Grinch will be there to grouch at skaters and non-skaters.
  • $2 off skating if you wear a Grinch costume/shirt or show a WCPL library card.

Thursday, Dec 30 – Big Bird!

  • Storytimes @ 4 p.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Peppa Pig will be there to greet skaters and non-skaters.
  • $2 off skating if you wear a Big Bird or Sesame Street costume/shirt or show a WCPL library card.

Thursday, Jan 6 – Harry Potter Theme Night!

  • Storytimes @ 4 p.m. & 6 p.m.
  • Come skate to the music of Hogwarts!
  • $2 off skating if you wear a Harry Potter themed costume or show a WCPL library card.