Themes and Slogans

2025: TBD – Art

2024: Adventure Begins at Your Library : La aventura comienza en tu biblioteca – Adventure (Juana Martinez-Neal)

2023: All Together Now – Kindness/Friendship/Unity (Frank Morrison)

2022: Oceans of Possibilities : Océano de Posibilidades – Oceanography (Sophie Blackall)

2021: Tails and Tales : Colas y Cuentos – Animals (Salina Yoon)

2020: Imagine Your Story : Cuéntame Tu Historia – Fairytales/Mythology/Folklore (LeUyen Pham)

2019: A Universe of Stories : Un Universo de Historias – Space (Leeza Hernandez)

2018: Libraries Rock : Las bibliotecas tienen ritmo – Music (Brian Pinkney)

2017: Build a Better World : Construye un mundo mejor – Construction (David Macaulay)

2016: On Your Mark, Get Set, Read : En sus marcas, listos, LEAN (Children/Early Literacy) – Matt Tavares

Get in the Game: Read : Entra en el juego: ¡LEE! (Teen)
Exercise Your Mind: Read : Ejercita tu Mente (Adult)

2015: Every Hero Has a Story (Children/Early Literacy) – Jarrett Krosoczka

Unmask (Teen) – Hope Larson
Escape the Ordinary (Adult)

2014: Fizz, Boom, Read! (Children/Early Literacy)

Spark a Reaction (Teen)
Literary Elements (Adult)

2013: Dig into Reading (Children) – Scott Nash

Beneath the Surface (Teen) – Duncan Long
Groundbreaking Reads (Adult) – Shane Rebenschied

2012: Dream Big; Read (Children) – Brian Lies

Own the Night (Teen)
Between the Covers (Adult)

2011: One World, Many Stories (Children)

You Are Here (Teen)
Novel Destination (Adult)

2010: Make a Splash; Read! (Children)

Make Waves at Your Library (Teen)
Water Your Mind; Read (Adult)

2009: Be Creative @ Your Library (Children)

Express Yourself @ Your Library (Teen)

2008: Catch the Reading Bug (Children)

Metamorphosis @ Your Library (Teen)

2007: Get a Clue (Children)

YNK @ Your Library (Teen)

2006: Paws, Claws, Scales, and Tales (Children)

Creature Feature (Teen)

2005: Dragons, Dreams & Daring Deeds (Children)

Joust Read (Teen)

2004: Discover New Trails

2003: Laugh It Up at Your Library

2002: Join the Winner’s Circle; Read!

2001: Road Trip USA

2000: Cosmic Connections at Your Library

1999: Treasure Your Library

1998: Rock ‘n Read

1997: Thrills and Chills at the Library

1996: Get in the Game… At Your Library

1995: Sky’s the Limit at Your Library

1994: Go Wild for Libraries

1993: Hook a Book at Your Library

1992: Library All Stars

1991: Hats Off to the Library

1990: Wheelin’ Thru Summer

1989: Dino-Soar into Summer

1988: Looniest Summer Ever: Dive into Your Library

1987: Paws at Your Library