Nothing keeps kids learning like reading. Install a love for words in your children and keep their brains active with these summer reading programs
Find the library in our area to review the summer reading program and the incentives and fun activities for all age ranges. Some libraries even have adult reading programs.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY / ISLAND COUNTY:
- Mount Vernon Public Library
- City of Burlington Public Library
- Anacortes City Library
- Upper Skagit Library District
- Sedro Wooley Library
- La Conner Library
MASON, GRAYS HARBOR, THURSTON, LEWIS, and PACIFIC COUNTIES:
If you’re Pre-k through 8th grade, you can make your summer reading ROCK this year.
Join our Summer Reading Rocks program and every book you finish from now until the end of August counts toward a coupon for purchases from Kids Books AND some COOL FREE STUFF.
Ask a staff member how to sign up, pick up your All Access Book Pass, and get to it! You’ll be a rock star reader in no time.
This year the Barnes and Noble summer reading program, Summer Reading Triathlon, gives out a free book to each child who complete 3 reading triathlon activities.
There are many free books to choose from and there’s something for every kid in grades 1-6.
Half Price Books gives out free gift cards to kids who read books this summer.
When kids read for 300 minutes during both June and July, they’ll get a free $5 gift card per month to Half Price Books.
Kids 12 and under can join the summer reading program at Family Christian Bookstores, called ‘Let Your Reading Take Flight!’
Kids can earn a free book from this list when they read any 6 Christian books and fills out their Reading Adventures Diary.
Scholastic has a summer reading challenge where kids read and then go online to record the minutes they’ve read this summer. They’ll also be able to take weekly challenges to earn rewards.
Sylvan’s reading program called Book Adventure encourages children to read books and then take online quizzes over the books to earn points.
These points can then be redeemed for prizes like books, magazine subscriptions, tattoos, candy, CD’s, and games.
Chuck E. Cheese has a summer reading program where kids can earn free 10 Chuck E. Cheese tokens for reading each day for 2 weeks.
Sync has a summer reading program just for teens that will get them two free audio books each week this summer.
Each week there will be a current young adult book as well as a classic title that teens will be able to download for free through the OverDrive app.
Since 1984, the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program has been dedicated to the mindset that, to make a difference, you really have to Read Your Heart Out.
Sign up and get a FREE starter Kit that includes a copy of Junie B Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, Activity sheets and a membership ID card while supplies last.