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Kids Summer Reading Challenge 2017

Sign up for the Kids Summer Reading Challenge!

How do I Sign Up?

Signing up your child for the Kids Summer Reading Challenge is easy!  Visit the Youth Services Desk on the second floor between June 5 and August 5.  Each child will receive a reading log and a sign up prize for participating. Young children ages birth to entering Grade 2 will join the Explorers group and receive a sticker for signing up.  Middle Grade children (Entering Grades 3 to 5) will join the Designers group and receive a bookmark for signing up.  There is a separate reading program for Teens (Entering Grades 6 to 12) and one for adults as well!

How Much do I Have to Read for the Challenge?

The reading challenge varies by age group:

Explorers (Birth to Entering Grade 2)

The Explorers have a reading a log that is split into two levels, each with a goal of reading 25 books.  Once an Explorer has completed Level 1, they can come back to the Youth Services Desk and receive a book for their first prize.  After Level 2, an Explorer will receive their finishing prize.  Those who are Birth to 4 years will receive a Beach Ball, while those who are entering Kindergarten to Grade 2 will receive a Summer Reading Challenge T-Shirt.  They will also receive a bonus sheet and a drawing ticket for a chance to win a large prize package.

Designers (Entering Grades 3 to 5)

The Designers have a reading log that is split into two levels, each with a goal of reading 10 hours.  Once a Designer has completed Level 1, they will receive a book for their first prize.  After Level 2, a Designer will receive a Summer Reading Challenge T-Shirt as a finishing prize.  They will also receive a bonus sheet and a drawing ticket for a chance to win a large prize package.

 

 

What Prize Packages am I eligible to win if I finish the Kids Summer Reading Challenge?

Lucky finishers of the Summer Reading Challenge can enter to win large prize packages!

Prize Package No. 1 

Scientific Explorer: Bubble Gum Factory
101 Science Experiments
General Admission for two guests to Shedd Aquarium

Prize Package No. 2

LEGO Duplo My First Rocket
LEGO Duplo My First Playhouse
Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy Hale

Prize Package No. 3

Magnetic Mini Tile Art
Made By Me Glow in the Dark Power Balls

Prize Package No. 4

LEGO DC Super Girls: Batgirl Batjet Chase
LEGO DC Super Girls: Batgirl at Superhero High

Prize Package No. 5

Dixit Card Game
Open Paint Session for four guests at Mucci World

Prize Package No. 6

LEGO Minecraft: The Mushroom Island
Minecraft Medieval Fortress Book

Prize Package No. 7

Bloxels: Build Your Own Video Game
*Device not included, free app download required

Prize Package No. 8

Fisher Price Smart Scan Chameleon
$10 Gift Card to Ed & Joe's Restaurant

Prize Package No. 9

Yaylabs Ice Cream Ball
Set of 6 Ice Cream Bowls and Spoons
One hour of balloon twisting for your celebration from Cupkake's Family Fun

Prize Package No. 10

Drawing Pad
Funky Brushes with Washable Paint
Kinetic Sand
Educational Insights (8-Pack Playfoam)