Summer Reading Challenge for Kids and Teens


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.

The 2015 Summer Reading Challenge has separate contests for kids and teens. See below to choose your challenge.


Kids: Every Hero Has a Story

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If you're a kid (up to grade 7), go to the
Summer Reading Challenge for Kids


Teens: Escape from the Ordinary

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If you're a teen (entering grade 8 or higher), go to the
Summer Reading Challenge for Teens


For more information, please call 973-733-7797.