WHPS Summer Reading 2024

Have an adventure - Visit the public library - Explore some great summer reading!

Just like you exercise to keep your body healthy, reading helps keep your brain healthy! 

Click on the links on this page for resources that will  keep you reading and help you complete any summer reading assignments.

West Hartford Public Libraries are excited to see you this summer! 

Make the West Hartford Public Library one of your stay-cation destinations during the summer! With summer programming and events for all ages (including adults!), arts and museum passes, books in a variety of languages - there is something there for everyone! 

Studio 20 South, located in the Noah Webster Library is a digital maker studio for video, audio, photography, graphic design, 3D printing and more.

Use the links provided here for more information on their summer offerings for students or click the logo above for the main library website. 

Don’t know what to read next? In a book rut? 

Try BookMatch, West Hartford Public Library’s personalized recommendation service!

It’s easy- Simply fill out a form with the link below. You will receive an email with 3 to 5 personal reading recommendations from our librarians within 7 days. Also, check out the additional selections below for our great recommendations.

The Governor's Summer Reading Challenge

Each year the State Department of Education and the Governor's office sponsor The Governor's Summer Reading Challenge to encourage students to engage in a variety of reading activities during the summer to help keep their minds active.  Below you will find reading suggestions for students from Pre-K through 12th grade and a message regarding the program. 

sr_readinglist 2024.pdf

Click to see the Governor's recommended
PreK-12 Summer Reading Challenge  list