How It Works

Challenge yourself to a summer of reading. Fight summer boredom or reconnect with your favorite pastime and earn prizes along the way.

Can I join?

Yes! All ages are welcome.

What should I read?

Read anything. Read everything. Read aloud to others or to yourself. Books, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines...it all counts. 

Want some suggestions? Request a book fortune or browse these suggestions.

What do I do?

Ages 0-5

With your baby, toddler or preschooler, complete 32 reading activities.

Ages 6-17

Set your reading goal (between 3 and 50 books), then challenge yourself to meet it.  

Ages 18+

Read books, listen to audiobooks or read aloud to others. When you sign up, receive a free coupon for scoop of Whit's Frozen Custard. (While supplies last.)

Why should I participate?

Reading can reduce stress, increase empathy for others and keep your mind sharp. And it's fun!

Ages 0-5

32 activities completed = earn a book

Ages 6-17

Meet your goal = earn a book

Ages 18+

1 book read = earn a chance at weekly & grand prize drawings ($10 and $25 gift cards for area restaurants and stores)

When do I start?

Register and log your progress between June 7 and August 7, 2018.

More Information

Are you a teen interested in volunteering this summer? Learn more.

Events & Classes (Reading Program)

What We're Reading What We're Reading

The Barber's Dilemma and Other Stories from Manmaru Street - Koki Oguma

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The Barber's Dilemma and Other Stories from Manmaru Street

Koki Oguma
Ocean Light (Psy-Changeling Trinity, #2; Psy-Changeling, #17) - Nalini Singh

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Ocean Light (Psy-Changeling Trinity, #2; Psy-Changeling, #17)

Nalini Singh
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) - Tomi Adeyemi

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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)

Tomi Adeyemi
Mrs. Fletcher - Tom Perrotta

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Mrs. Fletcher

Tom Perrotta
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows - Balli Kaur Jaswal

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Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

Balli Kaur Jaswal
Dog on a Digger - Kate Prendergast

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Dog on a Digger

Kate Prendergast
The Other Mother - Carol Goodman

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The Other Mother

Carol Goodman
I Really Didn't Think This Through: Tales from My So-Called Adult Life - Beth Evans

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I Really Didn't Think This Through: Tales from My So-Called Adult Life

Beth Evans
Beggars in Spain (Sleepless, #1) - Nancy Kress

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Beggars in Spain (Sleepless, #1)

Nancy Kress
Educated: A Memoir - Tara Westover

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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover
Boy Meets Boy - David Levithan

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Boy Meets Boy

David Levithan
All the Beautiful Lies - Peter  Swanson

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All the Beautiful Lies

Peter Swanson
Still Me (Me Before You, #3) - Jojo Moyes

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Still Me (Me Before You, #3)

Jojo Moyes
The Big Umbrella - Amy June Bates

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The Big Umbrella

Amy June Bates
The Light We Lost - Jill Santopolo

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The Light We Lost

Jill Santopolo
The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House - Kate Andersen Brower

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The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House

Kate Andersen Brower
An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of Division - Dalai Lama XIV

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An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of Division

Dalai Lama XIV
Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery - Sandra Neil Wallace

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Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

Sandra Neil Wallace
The Story of Arthur Truluv - Elizabeth Berg

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The Story of Arthur Truluv

Elizabeth Berg
All's Faire in Middle School - Victoria Jamieson

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All's Faire in Middle School

Victoria Jamieson
Hours
Mon - Thurs

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Fri

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sun

1 p.m. - 6 p.m.