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Summer Reading Opportunities

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Alameda County Library - “Reading Take you Everywhere” 

Grades:   All Ages – Can register as individual or as a family

Signup ONLINE available June 1st – September 15th  

  1. Signup to Create a Reading Account
  2. Read, write reviews or do Family activities to earn points toward badges
  3. Earn free books, tickets, and other prizes at various levels (2 free books for completing the program)
  4. Check website for possible in library activities to correspond to the reading program (to be added later)
  5. Also, lots of Storytime & Activities (See website for times, dates and locations:


Barnes & Noble             

 “Summer Reading Program”

Grades:   1st -6th

May 15th – September 5th

  1. Print the reading log form
  2. Read ANY 8 books
  3. Return reading log to store and choose a free book from specific titles listed
  4. May only be done once (1) per child


Chuck E Cheese

Age:  Under 10

All Year

  1. Read daily for two weeks and fill out the reading reward calendar
  2. Return calendar to Chuck E Cheese and receive 10 free tokens
  3. May be done multiple times. Can only redeem one (1) calendar per day (FOOD PURCHASE MAY BE REQUIRED)
  4. There are various types of calendars on the site (reading, chores, manners, etc.)

Half Price Books “Feed Your Brain”

Age: Under 14

June 1st - July 31st

  1. Print the Reading Log
  2. Read and record 300 minutes per month
  3. Return the reading log to Half Price Books
  4. Receive a $5 Bookworm Bucks for Half Price Books
  5. May earn a gift card in June AND a gift card in July
  6. Gift Card must be spent by August 31st.


Santa Clara County Library

“Reading by Design”

Age:   0-12 (Teen and Adult also available)

June 1st – July 31st  

  1. Log on and create an account for summer reading program
  2. Log in Your Reading Minutes and Activities to earn badges
  3. Earn free books, tickets, and other prizes at various levels
  4. Check out their website for additional FREE events, includes games, storytime, crafts.

Sync Audiobooks for Teens

“Free Audiobooks for Teens for the Summer”

Age: 13+

April 2018 – July 2018

  1. Log on and create an account for summer reading program. Two audiobooks per week given


Sylvan Learning Center

“Book Adventure”

Age: Kinder-8th

All Year

  1. Log on and create an account
  2. Students find books through an online catalog
  3. Read a book and take a quiz
  4. Redeem points earned for prizes


Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

“Happy Camper Reading Adventure”

Age: K-6th

  1. Create an account on website, log minutes to unlock games, stories and a chance to win prizes.