Read & Make a Splash

Challenge yourself to a summer of reading...

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

  1. Register yourself & your family (May 27-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 0-11: Choose a book and get a free coupon for a Chicken Salad Chick kids meal.
  • Ages 11-17: Choose a book.
  • Ages 18+: Get a 1-day pool pass for Highlands Park Aquatic Center. (While supplies last.)
  • All ages: 1 entry in a grand prize drawing for all participants who met their goal.

Prize distribution begins June 15. Grand prize drawings will be held after August 1. Winners will be contacted by phone or email. 

Tip: Have you participated in another reading challenge with us? You can use that same email address/username and password to sign up and keep track of the books you’ve read online. Log in. Then choose Account > Add Reader or Program.

Don't remember your username? Contact us.

Grand Prizes

  • Ages 0-11: Adopt an Ocean Animal
  • Ages 11-17: $50 gift cards & prize baskets
  • Ages 18+: Admission tickets to aquarium or zoo, scuba lessons, gift certificate for Friends of the Westerville Public Library Gift Shop


  • Can I join? Yes! All ages are welcome.
  • When do I start? Register and log your progress between May 27 and July 31, 2022.
  • What should I read? Read anything. Read everything. Read aloud to others or to yourself. Books, ebooks, audiobooks, all counts. Want some suggestions? Request a personalized recommendation (ages 18+) or subscription bundle (ages 0-18).
  • What should I participate? Fight summer boredom or reconnect with your favorite pastime. Reading can reduce stress, increase empathy for others and keep your mind sharp. And it's fun!

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Thanks to Our Sponsor

The Friends of the Westerville Public Library's fundraising efforts helped make this project possible.

Thanks to Our Sponsor

Thank you to Chicken Salad Chick for donating free kids meal coupons for all participants ages 0-11 who meet their goal.

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