Prescott Public Library


2021 Summer Reading Program

June 7th – August 31st


All ages can participate in our annual Summer Reading Program!

Track your reading progress to earn free books and entries into raffles drawings.

This year there’s two ways to choose from to participate:

1. Paper (with physical reading logs, sign up is at the library)

2. Virtual (fully online, sign up through Beanstack)

Come to the library to sign up!

Free Book Prizes

Free book prizes are earned at the halfway mark and upon completion of the Summer Reading Program.

  • Halfway: 50 books (ages 0-7), 1,000 minutes (ages 8+)
  • Completion: 100 books (ages 0-7), 2,000 minutes (ages 8+)

You can collect your free book by coming in to the library or scheduling a curbside pick up.

For Curbside:

-Have your book of choice picked out before you arrive and let us know your choice when you schedule a pick up time. Choose from this list.

Raffle Drawings

Raffles entries are automatically earn when you reach the halfway mark and completion of the Summer Reading Program. This year’s raffles are:

Children (ages 0-12):

  • Gaming Gorilla Bundle: includes board games & a book.
  • Artsy Antelope Bundle: includes art activities & a book.
  • Scientific Snake Bundle: includes science kits & a book.

Teens (ages 12-17):

  • Awesome Animals Bundle: includes 2 activities, Caribou gift card, and a free book of your choice.

Adults (ages 18+):

  • Book Worm Bundle: includes a book tote bag, reading journal, and a Barnes & Noble gift card.


Virtual Nature Photo Contest

For teens in grades 6-12 & adults!

Show off your photography skills in this virtual contest! Your photo should showcase nature, so the world is yours for this challenge. All entries will be posted anonymously on our website to be voted on. The winner will take home a prize!

Submit your photos June 14th – 27th

Voting will be online June 28th – 30th

Winner will be announced July 1st

See full rules & entry below.

Submission Rules

1. Photo must be one you have taken yourself.

2. Must be in grades 6-12, or be 18+ to enter.

3. Photo must showcase nature in some way.

4. Limit to one photo entry per person.

How to Submit a Photo

1. Take a picture showcasing nature.

2. Email photo to Leanne Goeppner at

3. In your email include the following:

-Your name

-Category (teen or adult)

-Location of photo

-Title of photo (optional)

Teen Submissions


“Fawn & Chicken”

Adult Submissions



“Groundhog Day”


“Monarch on a Prairie Blazing Star Flower”


“Robins Nesting”


“Feeding Time”


“New Friend”


“New Family of Ducks”


“Sunset From Our Pier”

My front porch- Prescott WI Moth


“My front porch- Prescott WI

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

June 25th (following storytime) – June 28th

Let your stuffed animal friends spend the weekend at the library!

After Storytime in the morning, kids can drop off their friends to have an exciting weekend at the PPL full of activities, and of course books!

You can see what the animals are up to over the weekend by photos posted on our web accounts.

Stuffed animals can be picked up Monday, June 28th after 10am.

Upcoming Programs

Sustainable Safari

Teen Snack & Craft

Virtual Author Visit with Priscilla Paton

ABC Circus Virtual Performance & Zoom Meet & Greet


Community Ed. Summer Park Program - PPL Hosted Activity

Wildlife Science Center: Raptors

Virtual Create a Creature Contest


Teen Snack & Craft

SRP Finale: The Magic of Isaiah

Ongoing Programs

Outdoor Storytime

Fridays at 10:30 a.m. (starting June 11th)

All storytimes at the library will be held outdoors this summer.

Join us for stories, songs and crafts!

Virtual Yoga Classes. Watch on our PPL Youtube Channel. New videos posted Monday by 2 pm Wednesdays by 10am

Virtual Beginning Yoga

Classes are available on the library’s YouTube Channel.

New yoga classes will be posted by:

Mondays at 2pm

Wednesdays at 10am

Take and Make Crafts

Take & Make Crafts

Available anytime: Pick up at the library and get crafty at home! 

*Crafts include small pieces. Parental supervision is needed for ages 3 and under.

Crafts to choose from (one per kiddo):

-Pet Turtle Craft

1,000 books before kindergarten. New year, new look. See what's new with 1,000 books! Starting April 5th!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Our early literacy program for children has been redesigned for 2021! We have new ways to sign up, new ways to log reading, and new prizes!

Library Use

Monday                     10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday                     10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday               12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday                   10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday                         10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday                    Closed
Sunday                       Closed

Curbside Pickup Hours

Monday                     10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday                     10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday               12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday                   10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday                         10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday                    Closed
Sunday                       Closed

Prescott Public Library

800 Borner Street North
Prescott, WI 54021

715-262-5555 (Phone)
715-262-4229 (Fax)

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