2016 Summer Reading Challenge!

May 30 – September 5, 2016

Get in the game this summer at the Grand Rapids Public Library! Read like a champion, and attend fun programs and events that will get you moving! Join one of the four teams and help your teammates move up the scoreboard. Are you up to the challenge?

Sign up today!

Have fun!

We’ve got loads of special events planned!

Why is Summer Reading important?

We can help keep your kids smart this summer.

Summer Reading for Babies

Little ones love Summer Reading too! We have a special program just for them!

Teen Summer Reading

Prizes and programs just for teens ages 13-19.

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Thank you! Thank you!

The Summer Reading Challenge was made possible by loads of sponsors and community partners. So many that we’ve dedicated a whole web page to sharing them with the world. Take a look. It’s a beautiful thing when a community comes together to do good stuff (you know, like encouraging kids to read).