Summer Reading Program:June 14-Aug 2 PDF Print E-mail

RocketPaws to Read!

Wag your tails and stomp your paws for this animal extravaganza! It’s fun for all ages and easy to join. Anyone who attends at least three events in their age group will be entered into a grand prize drawing. To sign up, go to the Summer Reading Program table under the red umbrella.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Baskin Robbins, Brunswick Covina Bowl, Country General Store, Credit Union of Southern California, Friends of the Covina Public Library, In N Out, Kids Art, Legoland, Marie Callender’s, McDonalds, Red Dragon Karate, Room 2 Dance, South Kiwanis Club, and Two Toms’ Juice Bar and Eatery

All Ages

“PAWS TO GIVE” KICKOFF: June 14-August 1

Pet Food 406x250Kick off the Summer Reading Program through giving. Animal shelters provide so many loving pets with shelter, food and care and all rely on generous donations from people like you to be able to keep providing in the future. Be a part! Donate items like dog food, cat food, and kitty litter, throw blankets, chew toys and more. The Covina Public Library will deliver all items to a local animal shelter in need. Donations will be accepted during all library hours! For a complete listing of acceptable and preferred items, please contact Jennifer Blair at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Lilly Jimenez at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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ADOPT-A-PET DAY: Saturday, August 2, 11 am-3 pm
End the Summer Reading Program with heart! A local animal shelter will be visiting the Covina Public Library with many pets in need of loving homes. Can you or anyone you know provide a forever home to an animal in need?

Teens (ages 13-17)

Think you know a lot about teen fiction and the Covina Public Library? Come test your knowledge with our trivia game. Those who get all answers correct will get a special prize!

MAKE YOUR OWN DUCT TAPE ART: Tuesday, July 1, 2-3 pm

Complete the survey to help us know what you would like to see in the Library.

Paint brush paint“PAWS TO REFLECT” ART CONTEST: July 15-19
Draw, paint, take a photo or submit any animal-themed art work. Winners will be displayed the following week.

BOOK BUDDY TIME – CALLING ALL VOLUNTEENS! Thursday, July 24, 1:30-2:30 pm
book-buddy3001Need Community Service hours? Want to help kids improve their literacy skills? Come help by giving kids the opportunity to read aloud to someone. Reading aloud is one of the most effective ways to improve a child’s reading accuracy and fluency, giving them the literacy skills they need for a bright future! Preregistration required. Register July 8-July. Please contact Krizia Virbia at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (626) 384-5293. Ages 14-17.

GRAPHIC NOVEL CLUB LAUNCH PARTY: Tuesday, July 29, 5:30-7 pm
Ever want to create a graphic novel of your own or talk about graphic novels? Come to the Graphic Novel Club Launch Party.

You can help sponsor these events through donations of much needed supplies. To view the wish list, please click here.