Summer Reading Program – A Universe of Stories

The 2019 Summer Reading Program May 28 thru July 29!

In a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Landing on the Moon, readers of all ages will explore Space this summer as Polk County Library presents “Universe of Stories” during June and July.

There will be special programs for all preschool and school age children every week.  Check the Event Calendar on the website or the back of the game board for a complete listing of times and events.

Special Family Night events at Bolivar include the always popular Wet N Wild BBQ and Marty the Magician This year, Bolivar will also host Mad Science’s Walking on the Moon and Parasol Puppet’s George and the Dragon.

Prize Night is Tuesday July 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm.


FUN FOR ALL AGES! Follow the 6 steps to a great summer:

  1. Click Here to Register
  2. Pick up a Gameboard at any Polk County Library
  3. Complete any 15 activities on the Gameboard
  4. Complete Grand Prize Drawing slip & return Gameboard to the library to receive a prize and a chance to win the grand prize
  5. Complete additional Gameboards throughout the summer for more chances to win!
  6. Have fun at free library programs throughout the summer


Check out the 2019 Summer Reading program events and Gameboards below:

All Events Click Here!

Children SRP Gameboard 2019

Adult SRP Gameboard 2019


The library’s summer reading program was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.