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“It’s Showtime at your Library” Summer Reading Game At the San Bernardino Public Library

The San Bernardino Public Library will hold their annual summer reading program from June 1 through July 27, 2019.  This year’s summer reading theme is “It’s Showtime at your Library”.  Children, teens, and adults are all able to participate to win prizes. 

Children and Teens will earn prizes by keeping track of minutes read, activities completed, and library events that are attended. Adults will be entered into drawings each time they visit the library and check out books and will also receive extra entries for attending library programs.

Each of the city libraries will host performances to celebrate the beginning of the reading programs:

  • Pacific Animal Productions: ‘Lights, Camera, Animals!’ will perform on Saturday, June 1 at 2 PM in the Bing Wong Auditorium at the Feldheym Central Library at 555 W. 6th St. Animals are acrobats, high flyers, and magicians all on their own. Join us as we highlight the natural stars and talents across the animal kingdom.


  •  The Arty Loon Show will perform on Monday, June 3 at 6 PM at the Villasenor Branch Library, 525 N. Mt. Vernon.  Arty Loon’sshows include juggling, balloon twisting, puppetry, comedy and magic, featuring lots of audience interaction, participation, and laughter.


  • Pacific Animal Productions: ‘Lights, Camera, Animals!’ will perform on Tuesday, June 4 at 5 PM at the Rowe Branch Library, 108 E. Marshall Blvd. Animals are acrobats, high flyers, and magicians all on their own. Join us as we highlight the natural stars and talents across the animal kingdom.

Luce Puppet Co. presents “Big Little Circus” on Saturday, June 15 at 2 PM at the Inghram Branch Library at 1505 W. Highland Ave. The Big Little Circus is in town! This international cast of animals will charm you with their unique circus show.

Sponsors for the Summer Reading Game are: The Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library; Annie’s Pretzels; Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill; Chick‑fil‑A; Del Taco; Farmer Boys; Fiesta Village; The Old Spaghetti Factory, Round Table Pizza; and the San Bernardino Symphony.

Several other programs and events are planned throughout the summer.  Please check with your local library or the library website for more information.  www.sbpl.org