Public libraries are a huge resource for free and cheap events and resources in any city, but the Columbus Metropolitan Library wants to reward everyone just for reading this summer. The Summer Reading Challenge runs from May 30 though August 1 to encourage people of all ages to read, from babies to adults.
For 2020, the entire Summer Reading Challenge is online only!
The program is divided into four age categories, each with different rewards and prize opportunities for reading 6-12 hours this summer, which is just 80 minutes per week, or just over 10 minutes per day!
Summer Reading Challenge reading minutes and Reading Bingo activities must be completed and entered online by August 1.
Check out the website for additional information and prizes, including gift card raffles, coupons, and more.
Register for the online Summer Reading Challenge
Login at columbuslibrary.org/summerreading OR
Download our Summer Reading Challenge app, powered by READsquared:
It’s free for both Android and mobile devices. Choose Columbus Metropolitan Library from the dropdown menu. Note: To log in, the app will ask for username and password. Your username is your library card number and your password is your library card PIN.
Get a library card for free if you don’t already have one. You’ll get access to all of the resources and branches of Columbus Metropolitan Library!
Want more rewards for reading? Check out over Free Summer Reading Programs around Columbus!
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