Guilford County Schools wants students to keep reading skills sharp this summer by reading 30 minutes everyday for the Summer Reading Challenge. Use these tips and resources to find great books, summer programs, and ideas to keep your child's brain working during the lazy days ahead.

Summer Reading Log (printable form) -- track your summer reading minutes and turn your reading log in when you return to school in August.

Minutes must be completed between June 12 and August 25, 2019.

Complete your reading log and turn it in to the school library by September 6, 2019.

Ebook Summer Access

Visit the GCS Follett eBook Shelf for great reading*. Rising 6th graders can access eBooks until August 1. After August 1, eBooks can be accessed via the students' new schools.

eBook Tutorial -- instructions for accessing and reading eBooks through GCS.

*eBook access requires students to login using their GCS ID number. This number is on your child's report card. If you cannot locate your child's ID number, contact the school for help.

eBook login format --

username = student's ID number (ex. 1234567)

password = sudent's birthday formatted MMDDYYYY (ex. 01012001)

Resources for Summer Reading and Learning

Avoid the Summer Slide flyer -- ideas for keeping kids thinking over the summer.

Suggested Book Lists -- great titles for every age.

Motivate your child to read with one or more of these summer reading incentive programs!

Greensboro Public Library Summer Reading Calendar

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program

Keep your child moving even on rainy days with GoNoodle this summer.

Alamance and Erwin Montessori School Library