Summer reading program begins June 1

The Calcasieu Parish Public Library has announced the dates of their 2021 Summer Reading program!

The fun starts on Tuesday, June 1, and will last until Saturday, July 31.

This year’s theme is “Tails and Tales” and is sure to bring an abundance of entertainment as both nature and humans get excited about reading.

The public is invited to tune in on the library’s official Facebook page for VIRTUAL special guest performances by Zac Morgan, Animal Tales, the Page Turners, and more!

Library staff will also provide online fun and games that everyone can follow along with.

Signing up for the program is simple! Just visit our webpage at: either on or after June 1st and look for the link. From there, just follow the prompts and you’ll be signed up in no time.

All ages can earn online badges, simply by reading books or having books read to them. There are three reading programs to choose from, depending on your age:

Summer Reading Program – Open to babies through students going into the 5th grade.

Teen Reading Program – Open for students going into grades 6-12.

Adult Reading Program – Open to individuals age 18 and over.

In order to complete the 2021 Louisiana Summer Reading Program, children must read 10 books or have 10 books read to them and have them recorded online by July 31. Teens and adults must read three books and have them recorded online by July 31.

For more information on the Summer Reading Program and performances, visit or look for the official Library Facebook page online.