Summer Reading Program

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Summer Reading 2022 has ended - Thank you for diving into Oceans of Possibilities! Check back for info on Summer Reading 2023.

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Every year, babies through adults are invited to participate in Schlow Library's Summer Reading program. Earn chances at fantastic prizes, attend exciting events, and read to your heart's content - all summer long!

  • We are where you are...even during Summer Reading! Our online system - reading.schlowlibrary.org - can be accessed anywhere, anytime.
  • Registration begins in mid-May, and the program begins on June 1, but you can join the fun anytime through mid-August.
  • No matter when you register, any reading and activities completed on or after June 1 count toward the program!
  • Summer Reading ends in mid-August. 

Babies to Age 2

Read and log 50 books to earn a prize book! Keep going with our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

Ages 3 - 12

Our program has three parts - participate in one, two, or all three! The more tickets you earn, the more chances you have to win prizes in our random drawings. Learn more from Paula and Katie in this year's Ages 3-12 Summer Reading video, which will be shown to SCASD elementary school students!

  1. SummerQuest - Read books from 10 different genres and do 10 activities, divided into 5 pairs to spell QUEST! Earn 20 tickets for each letter you complete. Finish all 5 pairs to spell QUEST and earn a prize book.
  2. Daily Reading - Earn a ticket for every day that you read at least 20 minutes! Read every day for 3 weeks in a row to earn 25 bonus tickets.
  3. Weekly Pop-up Challenges - Visit our website every week to discover a new challenge! Complete each challenge to receive its secret code and earn 20 tickets. Pop-up challenges must be completed the week they are posted. Finish all 10 to earn 50 bonus tickets!

Find all of the details in our Summer 2022 Children's Calendar. Want to order a sheet of 80 stickers with your child's name and phone number pre-printed on them for $1.00? You can do that right here, and pay when you pick up at the Patron Services desk in the lobby.

Ages 12 - 17

Read and complete quests to earn entries into the monthly and grand prize drawings. 

  • Set your reading goal. Use the prizes tab to track your progress. 
  • Read at least 20 minutes per day to achieve your reading goal. 
  • Complete quests, such as summarizing a few book chapters, playing book bingo, and more... to earn entries for the weekly or grand prize drawings. 
  • View prizes here

Find all of the details and events in our upcoming Summer 2022 Adult & Teen Calendar

Ages 18+

Read and complete quests to earn entries into the weekly and grand prize drawings. 

  • Set your reading goal. Use the prizes tab to track your progress.
  • Each book you record equals one entry into the weekly drawings. 
  • Complete quests, such as writing book recommendations, playing book bingo, and more...to earn entries for the weekly or grand prize drawings. 
  • View prizes here.

Find all of the details and events in our upcoming Summer 2022 Adult & Teen Calendar