2020 Summer Reading

2020 Summer Reading Program

Registration is required for all summer library programs. See registration links below.  Click here for a printable summer reading program brochure.

Reading  Click to register and record
Log your summer reading and activities in Beanstack to earn badges, prizes, and tickets for our raffle drawings. Paper reading logs will be available upon request.  This project was brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services grant LS-00-19-0050-19.

Video Summer Reading 2020 Tour
Video explaining how to create a Beanstack account.
Video explaining how to log reading and activities on the Beanstack website.
Video explaining how to log reading on the Beanstack app.
Video explaining how to see rewards and spend tickets on the Beanstack app.

ActivitiesRegister for activities here


Family Storytime Online / Mondays / 10 a.m.
Join Ms. Minetta for a story, songs, and the mouse game through Facebook Live.

Kidsplay Virtual Performance / Tuesday, June 16 / 6 p.m.

David Landau, Musician, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, June 23 / 1:30 p.m.

David Stokes, Naturalist, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, June 30 / 1:30 p.m.

Britta and the Boys, Virtual Book Celebration / Tuesday, June 30 / 6 p.m.
Local author Katie McIntyre and illustrator Dan Romens present their new book Britta and the Boys–a chapter book about growing up in Fort Atkinson. Join us for a reading and Q&A session.

Wendy & DB, Musicians, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, July 7 / 6 p.m.

CANCELLED Truly Remarkable Loon, Comedy Juggler, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, July 14 / CANCELLED

Steve Girman, Juggler and Musician, Virtual Performance / Tuesday, July 21 / 6 p.m.


Community Pen Pals Register for Pen Pals
Write (or draw) letters to and receive responses from a senior citizen in our community.

Librarian Picks Register for librarian picks
Fill out a quick form on the library’s website about the kinds of books you like. A librarian will choose about five books specially for you. You will also receive a personalized note from the librarian.

Take a walk and enjoy a book! About twice a month, the library posts a new picture book title along the sidewalk in front of the library. The pages of the book are posted on wooden signs starting at the corner of Merchants Ave. and Milwaukee Ave.

Special thanks to our 2020 sponsors!


Abendroth Water Conditioning, Inc.
Badger Bank
Cloute Window & Wall Washing
Dunsmoor Doors, Inc.
Edwin Frohmader VFW Aux. 1879
Edwin Frohmader VFW Post 1879
Fort Atkinson Hometown Pharmacy
Fort Atkinson Parks and Recreation
Fort Community Credit Union
Friends of the Library
Frostie Freeze
Johnson Bank
Kiwanis Club of Fort Atkinson
Knights of Columbus No. 3396
Krueger Jeweler
Lions Club of Fort Atkinson
Optimist Club of Fort Atkinson
Paul Frank Florine American Legion Post 166
Springs Water Park
Yerges Van Liners, Inc.