Challenge yourself to a summer of reading...
...and earn a prize when you meet your goal!
- Register yourself & your family. (May 26-July 31)
- Set your reading goal. Try to stretch yourself until at least July 1.
- Once you meet your goal, stop by to pick up your prize.
- Ages 0-17: Choose a book. Get a coupon for Columbus Museum of Art, Rita's Ice, Sugarbees Fine Confections, and the Ohio State Fair.
- Ages 18+: Get a set of 4 historic Westerville postcards. (While supplies last.)
- All ages: 1 entry in a grand prize drawing for all participants who met their goal.
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.
Earn a chance at grand prize drawings when you meet your goal. Grand prize drawings will be held after July 31. Winners will be contacted by phone or email.
- $100 VISA gift card
- Giant stuffed sloth (40 inches)
- Kings Island tickets (4-pack, expires on Labor Day 2023)
- LEGO 3 in 1 Castle
- Picasso Magna Tiles Pack
- Skate Zone 71 tickets (4-pack)
- Zoombezi Bay tickets (4-pack, includes parking)
- Experience passes
- 1-month trial membership to The Point at Otterbein University
- Hitter's Card to the batting cages at Westerville Golf Center
- 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 26 and July 31.
- What should I read? Read anything. Read everything. Read aloud to others or to yourself. Books, ebooks, magazines...it all counts. Want some suggestions? Request a personalized recommendation (ages 18+) or subscription bundle (ages 0-18).
- Why 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!
Read & Connect: Pom-Pom VotingMay 26th | 12:00am - Jun 4th | 12:00am
Read & Connect: Summer Reading ChallengeMay 26th | 12:00am - Jul 31st | 12:00am
The Hungry, Hungry Bookworm: Puppet ShowJun 3rd | 10:00am - 11:00am
Paw Patrol StorytimeJun 10th | 10:00am - 11:00am
Come to Your Senses: Game Show with The CaravanJun 20th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Magic Show with The AlansJun 24th | 2:00pm - 2:45pm