Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

Read S'more!
May 28 September 7, 2024

Join the Summer Reading Challenge! Discover new hobbies, interests, and skills through our fun and educational reading challenge designed for all ages. Participation is free and does not require a library card.

Sign up yourself or your family using the form above.

If your organization is interested in joining the Summer Reading Challenge, email or visit your favorite library location. 


  1. Sign up online or in person at any GRPL location. 
  2. Pick up your passport at any GRPL location. 
  3. Complete 12 activities from anywhere in your passport.


Claim your mini prize after you’ve completed 6 activities and your grand prize after you’ve completed 12 activities. Bring your passport with you to any GRPL location to receive your prize while supplies last. The last day to claim mini and grand prizes is Saturday, September 7.

Ages 0 - 17
Choose a book to add to your home library

Ages 18+
A GRPL lunch cooler

Read S'more


Special thanks to the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation – Meijer Fund and Edsko & Claire Hekman Family Fund, Vander Veen Center for the Book Fund, Michigan Arts and Culture Council, Friends of the Library, Office of Special Events Sponsorship, Toys for Tots Literacy Program, and the TEGNA Foundation/WZZM 13 On Your Side.

Media Sponsor

Special thanks to WGVU.


Special thanks to Bricks & Minifigs, Grand Rapids’ Office of Special Events, Grand Valley State University, Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities, Hispanic Center of West Michigan, John Ball Area Neighbors, Kent County Parks, Kent County Toys for Tots, Kona Ice of West Grand Rapids, League of Enchantment, Men of Color Read, Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association, and Vault of Midnight.

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