Summer Reading

Summer Reading is here!

Youth that have completed Grades K-12

Monday, July 13 - Friday, August 7

Registration is required and can be done by calling the circulation desk at 330-889-3651.

Earn Prize Drawing Tickets Two Ways

*Read or be read books checked out from the Bristol Public Library's collection, e-books checked out from our online eMedia collection or books you have at home.
*Color 1 book on your reading log for every minute you read or were read to.
*When all the books are colored, turn in your log and 1 prize drawing ticket will be entered for you into the drawing.
*No limit on how many reading logs you can fill!

Weekly Packet
*Pick up a weekly themed packet to do at home and earn 1 bonus prize drawing ticket. 1 per person, per week
*Packets can be picked up any time during the week, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-3:00 pm., inside (foyer only) or curbside by appointment.

July 13th – July 17th Kick Off Week! Receive your reading log a book to read and keep.
July 20th – July 24th Craft Week – Get creative!
July 27th – July 31st Game Week - Receive a puzzle themed book or game.
Aug  3rd  – Aug 7th  ~ Coloring Week - Pick up a fun coloring activity.

All tickets earned will be filled out by Miss D’Lynn and placed into the Grand Prize Drawing for a Kindle Fire with case.

Two Ways to Get Books from the Bristol Public Library

  1. Curbside Pickup-Follow these three easy steps to reserve your items!

    Step One: Request Your Items-Choose one of the following options for placing your holds. 
    ~Call us at 330-889-3651-Staff will help you find the books you're looking for. 
    ~Online Catalog-Place holds on Bristol Public Library materials in our online catalog at
    Step Two: We Call You 
    ~When you’re holds are ready, we'll give you a call to set up a time to pick them up.
    Step Three: Pick Ups & Returns 
    ~Come to our parking lot and call 330-889-3651 to let us know you’re here.
    ~If you have returns, you will drop them in our curbside book drop.
    ~A staff member will place your bagged holds directly in your trunk or passenger seat. 

  2. Check out eMedia books
    ~visit and select the eMedia button
    ~Sign in be entering your library card number - no spaces

    ~Enter your PIN number. Currently set as the last four digits of your phone number. You can change it after you log on.