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Adult Summer Reading

Starting June 2, track your reading this summer and be entered to win one of our weekly prize baskets!

Bookmarks & Prize Entry

  1. Bookmarks can be picked up at the library or printed from home.
  2. Read 30 minutes a day and keep track on your bookmark!
  3. Submit your bookmark by 5 p.m. on Saturdays by dropping it off at the library or sending a photo to:
  4. Prize winners will be drawn weekly.

Log your reading progress with

Click the logo above to visit our Beanstack page, create a profile and start earning prizes!

EVENTS FOR ADULTS
Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
This event starts at 5:30 this month to allow extra time for painting! Join us to paint a custom birdhouse!
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
This unique genre-bending debut offers an intimate glimpse into the crevices of a father?s heart and its capacity to stretch across both space and time to protect the people that mean the most.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
Fishing is a popular recreational activity throughout the Black Hills. But do you know which species live in our lakes and streams and how they impact on another?

Sun, Jun 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Community Room
Join the library, the Black Hills Center for Equality, SDHC Scholar Molly Barari, and author Trent Preszler for a discussion of this year's One Book South Dakota selection, Little and Often.

Sun, Jun 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Room
Man has a new best friend in this heartwarming portrait of nine men whose lives have been forever changed by their proud love of cats.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Hoyt Room
RCPL Board Meeting

Mon, Jul 08, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Conference Room
Monthly Meeting

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Community Room
The Care Campus joins the library to talk about their goals and the innovative efforts made to assist community members in accessing resources and ensuring their safety during addiction recovery.

Wed, Jul 17, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
Welcome to The Library, a place for adventuring parties to convene and take part in glorious battles. Everyone's invited to play, whether it's your first time playing or you're a seasoned adventurer.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Room
Join the Suzie Cappa Art Center and Flutter Productions as they present a panel highlighting their innovative efforts in supporting artists of all abilities and sharing their artistic endeavors.

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Room
Register your team and join the library for a friendly puzzle competition! Snacks will be provided.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 22, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Wed, Jul 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Community Room
Join Jolene Philo, author of the popular West River Mysteries, as she shares stories and pictures of the real-life people, places, and events that inspire her books.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
The Mummy meets Death on the Nile in this lush, immersive historical fantasy set in Egypt filled with adventure, a rivals-to-lovers romance, and a dangerous race.
Registration opens Monday, July 1 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
Become a wildlife detective and learn about different animal furs and tracks!

Sun, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Room
In 1977, NASA struggled to recruit scientists, engineers and astronauts for their new Space Shuttle Program. That's when Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, challenged NASA and changed history.

Wed, Jul 31, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
This event starts at 5:30 this month to allow extra time for painting! Join us to paint and build a customized wind chime!
Registration opens Wednesday, July 17 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Aug 05, 10:30am - 11:15am
Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Mon, Aug 12, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Hoyt Room
RCPL Board Meeting

Mon, Aug 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Mon, Aug 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, Aug 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Conference Room
Monthly Meeting

Wed, Aug 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Community Room
Join us for our a monthly lecture series exploring various topics while enjoying lunch provided by the Friends of the Library! Check back in for more details about this month's event!
Registration opens Thursday, August 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Aug 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
Welcome to The Library, a place for adventuring parties to convene and take part in glorious battles. Everyone's invited to play, whether it's your first time playing or you're a seasoned adventurer.

Sat, Aug 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Community Room
We have many reptiles living here in the black hills. Learn about why reptiles are so important and how they live in their native ecosystems.

Sun, Aug 25, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Community Room
Join us for a documentary and refreshments provided by The Friends of the Library!

Mon, Aug 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Wed, Aug 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
Explore your creativity and craft with the library! Check back for more details about this month's craft!
Registration opens Wednesday, August 14 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Aug 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
Whip-smart and immersive, this Jamaican-inspired fantasy follows a gods-blessed heroine who?s forced to choose between saving her sister or protecting her homeland.
Registration opens Thursday, August 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Sep 09, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Hoyt Room
RCPL Board Meeting

Mon, Sep 09, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!

Mon, Sep 16, 10:30am - 11:15am
Community Room
Restore your mind and invigorate your body with Sol Yoga Collective at the library! In this safe and comfortable environment, you'll be guided through beginner's yoga poses and stretches.

Tue, Sep 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Conference Room
Monthly Meeting

Wed, Sep 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Community Room
Join us for our a monthly lecture series exploring various topics while enjoying lunch provided by the Friends of the Library! Check back in for more details about this month's event!
Registration opens Sunday, September 1 2024 at 10:00am

Wed, Sep 18, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room
Welcome to The Library, a place for adventuring parties to convene and take part in glorious battles. Everyone's invited to play, whether it's your first time playing or you're a seasoned adventurer.

Mon, Sep 23, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Bring your needles, hooks, and yarn for an evening of fiber arts! Don't have equipment? The library has some that you can use for the class! Join us for camaraderie and snacks!