Please note, all of these Summer Reading Programs require you to sign up to participate. Make sure you sign up at the beginning of the Summer to log all of your 2018 Summer reading!
In addition to the reading logs and prizes ALL of the area libraries (and many bookstores) will be having special events and activities throughout the summer. Make sure to check out the great variety of local talent and entertainment!
Chesapeake Public Library Summer Reading Challenge
Hampton Public Library Summer Reading Program
Newport News Public Library Summer Reading Program
- June 17 - August 2, 2019
Norfolk Public Library Summer Reading Program
- June 29 - August 10, 2019
- June 17 - July 27, 2019
Suffolk Public Library Camp SPL Summer Reading Challenge
Other Summer Reading Programs:
Summer Reading Program at MWR Libraries - Military Families in Hampton Roads
Barnes & Noble's Summer Reading Program
Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal. Then bring their completed journal to any participating Barnes & Noble Store to receive a FREE book off of their list.
Books-A-Million's Summer Reading Adventure
Children read any 4 books from the reading list, check off the titles and receive a drawstring backpack (while supplies last).
Chuck-E-Cheese's Reward Calendar Program is ongoing.
You can find many different reward calendars on the Chuck-E-Cheese website. One of them tracks books read- when your child reads each day for 2 weeks (and completes the form) it can be redeemed for 10 tokens. Note, a food purchase is required.
Scholastic's Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Summer Reading Challenge is currently underway (May 6 - September 6, 2019)
Kids can read books and track reading online in order to earn rewards.