City of Temple to Host Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party

TEMPLE, TX (May 30, 2024) – The City of Temple will host a party on Saturday, June 1 to celebrate the start of the Temple Public Library’s 2024 Summer Reading Program: Adventure Begins at Your Library. 

The event will be held at the Temple Public Library, located at 100 W Adams Avenue, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature s
cavenger hunts, a bounce house, train rides, Temple PD Kiddo Cards, games, and giveaways.  

 The Temple Public Library Summer Reading Program provides fun reading challenges for early readers, elementary school children, teens, and adults. Each age group has different incentives and prizes for reading a certain amount of books or for reading for a specific amount of time. Party attendees will have the opportunity to learn more and sign up on-site to participate in this year’s program.  

 “We want to get people involved in reading and help them dive into books they enjoy,” said Natalie Alvara, the City of Temple’s Director of Libraries and Museums. “We usually have a pretty large number of participants in the program, and we are excited to offer great prizes to every age group this year.”  

This event is free and open to the public. For more information about the Temple Public Library, please visit