Columbus Metropolitan Summer Reading Challenge


Columbus Metropolitan Libraries

Summer Reading Challenge is Wednesday, June 1 – Sunday, July 31

Starting Wednesday, June 1, sign up at columbuslibrary.org/summerreading or use the READsquared appavailable from the App Store and Google Play. Read 15 minutes a day for 30 days over the summer to earn prizes, plus earn entries into raffles for even more prizes! You choose which days to read. Track your reading online at columbuslibrary.org/summerreading or on the READsquared app to earn prizes and raffle entries. Staff are happy to help. 

3 ways to sign up starting June 1

1. Visit any Columbus Metropolitan Library location

2. Go online at columbuslibrary.org/summerreading

3. Download the READsquared app from the App Store and Google Play

Everyone needs a library card to participate. Sign up for a library card in any location or at columbuslibrary.org.

Meet the Reading League! Captain Read, Wonder Words, Page Turner, Witty Writer, Speedy Reader and Power Pup use their superpowers to help kids and teens fight boredom and achieve reading success during summer break. 

Meet the Reading League! Captain Read, Wonder Words, Page Turner, Witty Writer, Speedy Reader and Power Pup use their superpowers to help you fight boredom and complete the Summer Reading Challenge! 

Help your child be a reading superhero! Studies show reading during summer break is important for kids to keep their reading and learning skills strong for the start of the next school year.

Our Summer Reading Challenge is made possible through generous support from CollegeAdvantage, Battelle, Kiwanis Club of Columbus, Columbus Blue Jackets, Giant Eagle, State Library of Ohio with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Dispatch Media Group, Lamar, ABC 6, FOX 28, CW Columbus, 92.3 WCOL, WNCI 97.9, 610 WTVN, Clarkson Eyecare and Columbus EWI.​