Summer Reading for Kids

Summer Reading for Kids

Win Prizes for Reading

Every Hero Has a Story
This year's Summer Reading theme is Every Hero Has a Story.

Kids ages 6-12 can visit the library and sign up. Read at least 8 hours this summer to win 2 FREE tickets to a Washington Nationals baseball game and a coupon for a FREE Chipotle burrito.

Kids who read at least 28 hours can join The League of Extraordinary Readers and be entered for a chance to win lunch with seven famous children's authors.



Hands-On Workshops and Fun Performances

Library staff have planned oodles of fun, engaging activities that explore the fascinating world of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Check the calendar of events for details.

Science in the Summer

This summer, learn about science and biology at DC Public Library. Sign up for GSK Science in the Summer, a free science education program sponsored by GSK, in partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Classes are small, so register early. For grades 2-6.