Avoid the summer slide by keeping kids reading this summer! Do they need some outside motivation to crack open that book? Check out these 2022 summer reading programs -— enter one, or all!
Erie County Public Library's Summer Reading Challenge
June 12-Aug. 12, 2023
Register for the 2023 Summer Reading Challenge at any Erie County Public Branch Library or the bookmobile.
Erie County readers of all ages can register for the Summer Reading Challenge. Participants can complete the challenge by reading for a minimum of 12 hours, documenting local activities they’ve attended this summer, and writing book reviews of their summer reads.
Participants may log their time spent reading or listening to written material in any format. This includes books, eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, graphic novels, and comics.
All participants in each age category will be eligible for a prize drawing on August 16. There will be grand prize drawings for each age category at each Erie County branch location!
📚WQLN's Summer Reading Race
July 1-July 31, 2023
WQLN Education invites all children who have just completed K-5th grade to participate in its annual Q-Kids Readers Summer Reading Race! Readers will be divided into three categories: grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-5. The 3 readers from each category with the most time spent reading will receive a gift basket filled with summer fun, including a gift card to Barnes and Noble! Logs are due by Aug. 3. Link to book log link coming soon!
📚Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Journal
July 1-Aug. 31, 2023
Kids in grades 1-6 can earn a free book by participating in Barnes & Noble’s Summer Reading Program. To qualify follow these steps:
2. Explain which part of the book is your favorite, and why.
2. Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between July 1st and August 31.
3. Choose your FREE reading adventure from the book list featured in the journal!
Pizza Hut Camp BOOK IT!
Parents of students in PreK through sixth grade can enroll in Pizza Hut's Camp BOOK IT for the summer. Kids can earn personal pan pizzas once a month for meeting reading goals. Find out more and enroll in Camp BOOK IT now.