Theme this year is "Be a Hero"

The Columbus Metropolitan Library kicks off its annual Summer Reading Club this Saturday, May 30!

Be a Hero. Read is the theme, inviting participants of all ages to read and earn great prizes while completing reading goals. Sign-up for Summer Reading Club begins online and at any CML location starting Saturday, May 30. The nine-week Summer Reading Club runs through Saturday, Aug. 1.

Please note that there will not be a kickoff event at Main Library this year since the building is being renovated, but customers are encouraged to stop by any of the following branches to celebrate the start of Summer Reading Club 2015:

Saturday, May 30

Gahanna Branch | 10 a.m.-12 noon
310 Granville St.

Hilliard Branch | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (activities throughout the day)
4772 Cemetery Rd.

Hilltop Branch | 2 p.m.
511 S. Hague Ave.

Karl Road Branch | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
5590 Karl Rd.

Martin Luther King Branch | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
1600 E. Long St.

New Albany Branch | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
200 Market St.

South High Branch | 1-3 p.m.
3540 S. High St.

Monday, June 1

Hilliard Branch | 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (activities throughout the day)
4772 Cemetery Rd.

Linden Branch | 2-4 p.m.
2223 Cleveland Ave.

Parsons Branch | 5:30 p.m.
845 Parsons Ave.

Shepard Branch | 2 p.m.
790 N. Nelson Rd.