Summer Reading 2019

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1. Sign Up.

Sign up here for our summer reading programs.

Adults | Teens | Kids

2. Read!

Read what you want, but if you need ideas check out the lists below:

Mt. Lebanon Library's 2019 Children's Summer Reading Recommendations (coming soon!)

Mt. Lebanon Library's 2019 Adult Summer Reading list:

Select_reads logoSelect Reads Summer Reading list links to the library's catalog.

Mt. Lebanon Library's 2019 Teen Summer Reading List:

Select Reads Teen Summer Reading list links to the library's catalog.

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Check out the goodreads BookShelf, post a review, and join a discussion!

Want even more recommendations? Join us for 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die with James Mustich
Thursday, July 18th
, 7:00PM - 8:30PM in Meeting Room A

Literary veteran James Mustich will share how he came to write 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List.  He’ll also share his personal favorites, and talk to the audience about theirs, offering insight and recommendations along the way.  Please note that this conversation will take place over Skype. The author will not be here in person, but you will be able to ask him questions via Skype.

3. Enter to Win Prizes!


After you register online, visit the Children's Desk to pickup your Summer Reading folder (which includes your reading log).  Keep track of your reading on your log and then bring it back to the Children's Desk as you complete it to get your prizes!


After you register online, visit the Children's Desk to pickup your Summer reading log.  Keep track of your reading on your log and earn raffle ticket(s) for every hour you spend reading.  Visit the Children's Department to collect your raffle tickets and be entered into a prize drawing!


After you register, pickup your Summer Reading bag at the library.  Then, read or listen to books and submit either a paper review slip or one online (see link below).  Submit your reviews for a chance to win prizes! Physical raffle entries can be placed in the acrylic box located in the Magazine section of the library.  

Click here to submit an online 2019 Adult Summer Reading Prize Raffle Entry.

Need to download and print more paper review slips? Click here.  

4. Talk about it!

Online Book Discussion

Join our Summer Reading 2019 Discussion on GoodReads - share what you're reading, find out what others are reading, and write reviews that others can read.

Adult Summer Reading Salons:

Join Library staff for one of Summer Reading Salons and talk about what you're reading! Choose from either Wednesday, July 17th at 7:00PM or Saturday, July 27th at 1:30PM in Meeting Room A. Register for Wednesday's session here or Saturday's session here.  


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Post your summer reading book reviews here!

Books we've read

Trust Exercise
Late in the Day
Code Name: Lise. The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy
Help Me!: One Woman's Quest to Find Out If Self-Help Really Can Change Your Life
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies
Black Leopard, Red Wolf
The Silent Patient
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays
Leading Men
The Night Tiger
The City in the Middle of the Night
The Border
We Were Rich and We Didn't Know It: A Memoir of My Irish Boyhood
The River
The New Me
Daisy Jones & The Six
Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story

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