Summer Reading 2014

We all like to keep our kids learning over the summer and there are many incentives happening to get them interested in reading, check out some of these fun reading programs:

Scholastic Summer Challenge – Log your reading minutes to the Scholastic site and your child will be able to participate in a World Record challenge as well as earn digital prizes!

Pottery Barn Summer Reading Challenge – For children under 10 years of age on any day during the promotion period. Must present completed Award-Winning or Early Reader book list to receive a free book at participating Pottery Barn Kids stores.

Chuck E. Cheese – Earn 10 FREE tokens every time your child reads for 2 weeks in a row. Just fill out the form and bring it in to claim your free token.

Barnes & Noble Imagination Destination – This summer reading program through Barnes & Noble gives your child the ability to earn a FREE book after reading 8 books and keeping track of them in a reading log.

Junie B Jones Reading Club – Sign up and get a FREE starter Kit that includes a copy of Junie B Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, Activity sheets and a membership ID card while supplies last.

Your local Library is always a great place to start if you’re looking for a Summer Reading Challenge. Summer Reading 2014 registration is now open at all 19 locations of the Birmingham Public Library. Special programs will be held in June and July.

Here are just a few of the many local libraries to check out:

Homewood Public Library – Register online here
Emmet O’Neal Public Library – More Information here
Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest – More Information here
Hoover Public Library – More Information here
North Shelby Library – More Information here

If you’re looking to challenge your kids at home, here’s a great idea from a BirminghamMommy friend. A “Summer of 100 Chapters” reading challenge, I love the idea of throwing yourself in the mix.

Here is the blank copy of that challenge chart if you want to do this at home!

Happy Reading!!

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