This year's theme is 'A Universe of Stories'. Registration begins Monday, June 17, 2019, in the Youth Services Department at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library. The Children's Summer Reading Program is for: Read-To-Me participants-- Birth- age 5 Summer Reading Club participants-- K-5 (grade completed)' Each child will receive a reading record and is encouraged to read 20 minutes a day. Children may read any books on their reading level. Read or listen to books, audio books, magazines, or newspapers in print or digital format. Children who are not yet reading independently may be read to by another reader. Each participating child that turns in a reading record by the deadline Saturday, August 3, 2019, will receive a reading certificate and a free book (while supplies last).