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Library releases Summer Reading Program stats

The Hastings Public Library completed another successful Summer Reading Program, this time with 830 participants.

Library Summer Reading Stats 2021With both in-person and virtual options, 448 people participated in the reading program, and 382 people participated in the activities program.

Overall, 55% of participants fully completed the reading program, and 35% of participants completed the activities program.

Summer readers logged a grand total of 301,811 minutes read during the program.

Participants were broken down into the following age groups:

  • Kids: 36.9%
  • Tween: 23.6%
  • Teens: 15.7%
  • Adults: 23.9%

The Summer Reading Program began on June 1 with a virtual kickoff with Heartland Pet Connection and Start Over Rover. To stay up to date with the library’s latest events and programs, visit their website.

Published Date: 08/10/2021

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