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All GRPL buildings are currently closed to the public. Learn about our phased reopening and GRPL To Go.

Summer Reading Challenge 2020

June 15 – September 12, 2020

Choose your own summer adventure with the Grand Rapids Public Library!

Do you like to move? Do you like puzzles? Are you an artist? Pick your favorite activities this summer to reveal which of our four teams inspires you. Get ready to be part of an epic quest for summer reading fun. Check out our exciting online events to inspire and entertain you all summer long.

2. Download a game board

Complete at least nine activities to earn your prize! Choose your activities from anywhere on the board. Available for Little Explorers, Kids, and Teens.

3. Claim your prize.

When you complete nine or more activities, claim your prize (beginning August 10, 2020). This year’s prize is a book from Books & Mortar Bookstore’s special Summer Reading Challenge collection! Available while supplies last.

Virtual Events for Kids

Enjoy free programs for kids (ages 0 – 11). These digital programs will be offered on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Virtual Events for Teens

Enjoy free programs for teens (ages 11–19). These digital programs will be offered on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.

GRPS Reading List

Our friends at Grand Rapids Public Schools developed this reading list for kids! Explore the list and borrow titles from GRPL.

Game Board

Don’t have a printer? Stop by any GRPL location to pick up your game board through GRPL To Go (coming June 29, 2020).

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