Summer Reading Program!

Thank you for visiting the site. Unfortunately the Summer Reading Program has ended for the summer as of July 25th 2017. It will resume next summer June 2018! This is site is accessible if you have the URL but we have removed the clicking links on the main websites pages because the program has ended. Thank you!

Books Building

Melvindale Public Library's summer reading program is back in full swing! Registration can be done any time during summer. Just keep in mind the sooner you start the more chances you have to win.

Do you want to win prizes this summer for reading? Well, you've come to the right place. This year's theme is Build a Better World. I know we can do this together.

this year's board-game themed Reading Log:


how it works!

Every registered child will receive a green beginning board to complete their reading and activities. After they reach the first star level they receive a prize. Color in 1 box after reading for 20 minutes. You can finish as many reading logs as you want, but you only get prizes for the first log. After you finish your first reading log, get another one and enter your name in for a raffle every time you reach a star.



Level One: Treasure chest. Pick an egg, get a prize. Inside the egg is a slip of paper that names what prize you'll win! Prizes include 'Build a Better World' t-shirts, puzzles, balls, balloons and more!



Level Two: After you have read for 4 hours, you get a beach ball and your choice of 2 Superhero Finger Puppets!




Level Three:A Brand New Book! Choose from titles such as Flat Stanley, Pete the Cat, Fly Guy, Magic Tree House, My Weird School, Splat the Cat and more!


Please note: All Summer Reading Club Prizes are on a first come, first served basis. Prizes are available while supplies last.


Every time you reach a star on your reading log, you can enter your name into a raffle. You can enter the same raffle every time or different ones.

Here is what we are raffling off:

  • 2 V.I.P. passes to African Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, OH = valued at $351.20
  • Family 4-Pack admission tickets to Detroit Zoo = $56.00 value
  • 4 tickets to Henry Ford / Greenfield Village = $108.00 value
  • 2 $50.00 gift cards to Meijer
  • One winner will be pulled for each raffle. Winners of the raffles will be pulled at Ming the Magician Program on Tuesday, July 25. Participants need not be present to win.
  • Summer Reading Club Tuesday Afternoon Programs...

    MPL will host programs every Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 beginning June 20th through July 25th (no program on Tuesday, July 4th). Please see our events calendar for program descriptions. You can register for programs beginning Friday, June 16 at our kick off party in the Kiwanis Reading Park behind the library (weather permitting) or in person at the library.

    Thank You...

    Melvindale Public Library would like to thank the following businesses for their generous donations in support of MPL's Summer Reading Club. Without their help, we would not be able to provide such a great Summer Reading Program:

  • African Wildlife Sarafi Park
  • Banana Split Heaven
  • Barnes and Noble
  • Darpro Solutions
  • Detroit Zoological Society
  • The Henry Ford
  • Little Caesars Pizza
  • McDonalds
  • Melvindale Family Dentistry
  • Meijer
  • Play Atlantis
  • Subway
  • Zeal Credit Union
  • Events