Year-round reading engagement.

Summer Reader empowers libraries to build engaging reading programs that patrons can access from anywhere, anytime. Easy-to-use registration, reading logs, and powerful reporting have made Summer Reader popular with libraries all year long.

Your Vision

  • Offer seasonal reading programs for several age groups at once.
  • Give readers the option of online, mobile, or in-house registration and logging.
  • Enable multiple permission levels for system administrators, librarians, staff, and volunteers.
  • Easily track and manage registration, participation, prizes, and random drawings, and produce detailed reports with just a few clicks.

Real Reader Engagement

  • Readers receive automatic email confirmations and password reminders and can easily qualify for registration, completion prizes, random drawings, and certificates online.
  • Participants can also safely access integrated social media and see mediated online book reviews.
  • Logged-in readers will see messages, reviews, and upcoming program information relevant to their age group.

Works Seamlessly with Your Website and ILS

  • Extensive Summer Reader widgets incorporate registration, login, messaging, reviews, and cool links throughout your website.
  • Summer Reader authenticates with most ILS systems.
  • CSLP/iREAD templates are also provided for member libraries.
  • Easily embed sponsor or advertiser images.

Setup and Support

  • Free, live webinars conducted weekly, and concise, online training videos are also available at no additional cost.
  • An additional Evanced implementation service is also available.
  • Need help? We'll respond within one business day.