Read & Roar

Challenge yourself to a summer of reading...

...and earn a prize when you meet your goal!

  1. Register yourself & your family (May 28-July 31)
  2. Set your reading goal. Try to stretch yourself until at least July 1.
  3. Read! 
  4. Once you meet your goal, stop by to pick up your prize.

Prizes include:

  • Ages 0-17: Choose a book.
  • Ages 18+: Choose a birdhouse or blank notebook.
  • All ages: 1 entry in a grand prize drawing for all participants who met their goal.

Why should I participate?

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

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?

Questions?

Contact us.

Thanks to Our Sponsor

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Grand Prizes include...

  • Ages 0-11 - Adopt an animal from the World Wildlife Fund ($50+ value)
  • Ages 12-18 - Gift cards and swag bags ($50+ value)
  • Ages 18+ - Gift cards for local experiences ($150 value)

Events & Classes (Reading Program)

What We're Reading What We're Reading

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage - Alfred Lansing

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Alfred Lansing
Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1) - Kristin Hannah

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Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1)

Kristin Hannah
The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters - Nadiya Hussain

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The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters

Nadiya Hussain
Courting Can Be Killer (An Amish Matchmaker Mystery #2) - Amanda Flower

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Courting Can Be Killer (An Amish Matchmaker Mystery #2)

Amanda Flower
Humans - Brandon Stanton

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Humans

Brandon Stanton
The Kitchen Front - Jennifer    Ryan

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The Kitchen Front

Jennifer Ryan
Dyeing Wishes (A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #2) - Molly MacRae

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Dyeing Wishes (A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #2)

Molly MacRae
The Calling (Inn at Eagle Hill #2) - Suzanne Woods Fisher

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The Calling (Inn at Eagle Hill #2)

Suzanne Woods Fisher
The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood - Lucy Cooke

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood

Lucy Cooke
Summer of a Thousand Pies - Margaret Dilloway

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Summer of a Thousand Pies

Margaret Dilloway
Inward - yung pueblo

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Inward

yung pueblo
Mexique: A Refugee Story from the Spanish Civil War - María José Ferrada

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Mexique: A Refugee Story from the Spanish Civil War

María José Ferrada
A Christmas Haven: An Amish Christmas Romance - Cindy Woodsmall

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A Christmas Haven: An Amish Christmas Romance

Cindy Woodsmall
City of the Plague God - Sarwat Chadda

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City of the Plague God

Sarwat Chadda
Paper Girls, Vol. 6 - Brian K. Vaughan

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Paper Girls, Vol. 6

Brian K. Vaughan
King and the Dragonflies - Kacen Callender

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King and the Dragonflies

Kacen Callender
Good Neighbors - Sarah Langan

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Good Neighbors

Sarah Langan
Things That Go Away - Beatrice Alemagna

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Things That Go Away

Beatrice Alemagna
Serena Says - Tanita S. Davis

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Serena Says

Tanita S. Davis
The Divines - Ellie Eaton

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The Divines

Ellie Eaton
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