Summer Reading Challenge

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Summer Reading Challenge

June 13 – August 6, 2016
Summer fun activities continue through August 27

The Summer Reading Challenge is a recreational summer literacy program for children ages 3 to 17. Participants are encouraged to read 20 minutes per day during the Challenge. Incentives are provided for every 100 minutes of reading, up to a maximum of 1,000 minutes. The Library will keep a reading log for each child.

El Desafío de Lectura de Verano es un programa de lectura recreativa para niños de 3 a 17 años. Estimula a los participantes a leer 20 minutos al día durante el verano. Los lectores reciben premios por cada 100 minutos de lectura, hasta alcanzar un máximo de 1,000 minutos. La biblioteca mantendrá una lista de libros leídos por cada niño.


Guidelines for the Challenge
Learn everything you need to know to participate.

Incentives
Rewards for your reading achievements.

Summer Fun Activities through August 27
View a list of upcoming activities and programs at the Main Library or your local branch:

Main Library
Springfield
Branch Brook
Vailsburg
Clinton
Van Buren
North End
Weequahic

Award Ceremonies

All Summer Reading Challenge members in good standing and their families are invited to attend the 2016 Summer Reading Challenge awards ceremony closing party. Join us in honoring each child's reading achievement! Certificates and prizes will be awarded to all members.

Main Library Wednesday, August 10, 1:00-2:00pm
Branch Brook Branch Wednesday Aug 17, 4-5:30pm
Clinton Branch Tuesday, August 23, 10:00am-12:00pm
North End Branch Wednesday, August 17, 4:00-5:00pm
Springfield Branch Wednesday, August 10, 4:30-5:30pm
Vailsburg Branch Friday, August 5, 1:00-2:00pm
Van Buren Branch Friday, August 19th, 3:30-5:00pm
Weequahic Branch Wednesday, August 10, 3:00-5:00pm

Summer Reading Challenge For Teens