Summer Reading Programs

Find out how to promote summer reading for your students

Summer Reading!

In place of my normal newsletter, check out the resource below to find out more about great programs your students can participate in to keep on reading all summer long!

6 Great Programs!

Let's Get Reading!

Fairfax County Public Schools

For those students going into 4th, 5th, or 6th grade, they can kill two birds with one stone. Encourage them to use the Battle of the Books books to use for their public library coupon book!


Check out the trailers below!

2017-2018 4th Grade BoB
2017-2018 5th Grade BoB
2017-2018 6th Grade BoB

Fairfax County Public Library

June 23 - September 2


Get ready to enjoy "Read by Design" during the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge at the Fairfax County Public Library. You will be able to register online or in person at your local library beginning June 23.

Preschoolers through high schoolers earn a coupon book with great prizes including free and discounted items by completing their reading and going to their local library branch by September 3.


Activities are planned for families, preschoolers, school-age youngsters, teens and adults throughout the summer. Search our calendar of events or pick up a printed copy of the summer calendar at your local branch.


Come back on June 23 to register and learn all the details. Read for fun this summer!

Barnes and Noble

Kids Earn a Free Book!


Here is How


Step 1. Fill out the Summer Reading Journal (PDF).

Step 2. Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store. Find a Store.

Step 3. Choose a FREE BOOK from our selection on the Reading Journal list at the store...


Enjoy reading!

Chuck E. Cheese

Who doesn't love free tokens to Chuck E. Cheese?


Students can fill in the sheet linked HERE to print off a reading calendar.


Read two weeks and free tokens are coming your way!

Six Flags Read to Success

Read to Succeed is an exciting program that encourages students in grades K through 6 to read for fun. Students who complete six hours of recreational reading earn a free ticket to Six Flags! The program is available to teachers and schools at no cost to participate, and it's a great way to motivate kids to read.

TD Bank

Reading AND FREE MONEY?!


Kids in grades K-5 can participate by following these easy steps:


Read 10 books this summer


Print out the Summer Reading Form


Write down the names of the books read on the form


Take the form to the nearest TD Bank


Receive $10 in a new or existing TD Simple Savings account