Where to Find Kids’ Summer Reading Programs Around Grand Rapids
These are grkids.com reader-recommended summer reading programs that will help your kids fight summer brain drain. Our list is updated for 2018.
Is there a summer reading program that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!
Grand Rapids Area Summer Reading Programs – 2018
- Runs June 11 – August 17
- For kids birth – 12th grade
- Sign up at the library
- Runs June 1 – August 25
- For kids birth – 17 years old.
- The summer reading program, Spread Your Wings, can be registered for in-store.
- Adult summer reading program also available for those 18+ and you can register in store or online.
- Runs year-round!
- Kids of all ages can participate, simply print off a calendar chart in English or Español and complete to redeem for 10 tokens.
- Register at the library between June 11 – 16.
- For kids birth through just graduated
- The 2018 theme is: “Libraries Rock,” read to win prizes all summer long, as well attend free programs each week, ending with a finisher party on July 28.
- Runs June 4- August 4
- For all ages birth – adult
- Register on line or at the library
- Runs June 11 – August 3
- For all ages birth to adult
- Register at the library
- Runs May 28 – September 3
- For kids birth – 19 can sign-up at any GRPL branch or on line.
- Runs June 1 – August 20, forms to be turned in on Tuesday, August 21.
- For kids 2 – 15
- Forms can be picked up at the library, fair grounds, or printed at home.
- Runs June 4 – August 11
- For babies (under 2), youth (2 – 11), teens (11 – 17), and adults alike, forms can be picked up in branches, printed off at home, or you can register on line.
- Forms can be downloaded until Tuesday, 9:00 PM, August 7.
- For kids 12 and under.
- Log five books and turn in your completed form for tickets to ride at the carnival on Wednesday, August 8.
- Beat the “summer slide” by downloading and printing our summer activities that will keep your kids reading throughout the summer months. Using our summer activities, your kids are one step closer to beating the slide, setting them up for another successful school year.
- Runs June 2 – August 31
- For kids K – 8th grade
- Drop in to the store to sign-up and pick up reading log to earn store credit.
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