Summer Reading at New York Libraries logoExplore New York

This summer, Libraries Rock ! Have fun exploring New York's history, diversity and culture. These four reading lists are designed for reading enjoyment, to provide a "flavor" of New York and spark an interest in the fascinating story of New York State.
Libraries Rock! -- 2018 Summer Reading at New York Libraries poster, in conjunction with the national Collaborative Summer Library Program. Image is copyrighted by CSLP.

Reading Lists

  • Reading List Introduction [.PDF PDF icon; 783k]
  • Libraries Rock! Explore New York -- Picture Books [.PDF PDF icon; 167k]
  • Libraries Rock! Explore New York -- Elementary Level [.PDF PDF icon; 155k]
  • Libraries Rock! Explore New York -- Tween [.PDF PDF icon; 185k]
  • Libraries Rock! Explore New York -- Teen and up [.PDF PDF icon; 193k]

Bookmarks for Printing

Each letter size page has four bookmarks, printed on both front and back. To print, first download, then select the settings ‘landscape’, and ‘print on both sides/flip on short side.’ If you print on card stock, you may also select the correct paper type.

Download and print these Bookmarks with Titles (.PDF format PDF icon)

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Download, customize and print these Bookmark Templates (MS Word format .pdf icon)

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Booklists created by the New York State Library, in partnership with the New York Library Association’s Youth Services Section and School Library Media Section.
Summer Reading at New York Libraries is funded through the Federal Library Services and Technology Act, with funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. The New York State Library is a program of the Office of Cultural Education in the New York State Education Department.
Last Updated: May 11, 2018 -- asm