Summer Reading For Everyone

Summer Reading For Everyone

Win Prizes for Reading

Read This Summer LogoKids, teens and adults. Everyone can get in on the fun with Summer Reading at DC Public Library. The Library offers four age-specific themes.

This year, DC Public Library is teaming up with The Washington Nationals. All kids and teens who reach their summer reading goal win two tickets to catch a Nationals baseball game.

June 1 -- August 31
Win prizes for reading!

Check our calendar for a schedule of special events at your library.
Toddler Biting BookRead With Me -- a special program for children birth to age five and their parent or caregiver. It's never too early to foster a love of reading in your child. Visit your neighborhood library to sign up.
Fizz, Boom, ReadFizz, Boom, Read -- for children 6 to 12 years old. Win prizes for reading. Visit your neighborhood library to sign up. Ask a librarian about becoming a Beaker Breaker and a chance to win a special lunch with some famous children's authors.
Spark a ReactionSpark a Reaction -- for teens 13 to 19 years old. Win prizes and have more fun by earning badges! Sign up online.

Enter the Book Review Contest. You could win an iPad Mini.
Literary ElementsLiterary Elements -- adults can join the fun. Win prizes for reading and learning new skills. Sign up online or at any library.


DC Public Library Summer Reading is sponsored by
The Washington Nationals.

Washington Nationals Logo

Additional support provided by:

Chipotle LogoComcast Logo
Pepco LogoDCPL Foundation Logo
Politics & Prose Book Store LogoFederation LogoNational Children's Museum Logo
DC Free Summer Meals Logo DC Public School Logo 
Library of Congress LogoOffice of the State Superintendent of Education

DC Public Library Summer Reading is part of the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP). CSLP is a grassroots consortium of states working together to provide high quality summer reading program materials to promote literacy.