Kids (ages 6 – 12)

Kids! Spend July and August reading as much as you can, tracking your reading and Library time on a Challenge Map, and visiting libraries for amazing programs. You can register anytime between May 15 and August 31, 2018. 

Register Now

All kids must register with their own Library card.

No Library card? No problem. Get a free card online today or visit your local Library.


The Challenge

Complete 30 hours of reading and/or spend 15 hours at the Library this summer for a chance to win fun prizes. Pick up your Challenge Map at any Library location or print off your Challenge Map and get started June 15, 2018.

Download the Challenge Map PDFopens a new window.


Grand Prizes

When you register, you're automatically entered to win the Grand Prizes: an iPad or Library Boss for a Day!  As Library Boss, you'll visit the Library with family and friends for a customized pizza party, then take over and go behind-the-scenes at your Library. Twenty party prizes and one iPad are available to be won. 

Prizes are drawn the week of September 7, 2018. Winners will be notified by phone and/or email. Make sure your contact information on your Library card is up to date! Login here to check. 


Over 500 FREE programs for kids this summer!

Library locations across the city are offering FREE performances, workshops, demonstrations and activities just for kids where you can meet community experts and try something new.

Dinosaurs, dance, puppies, martial arts, LEGO, coding, art, true crime — get hands-on with science, technology, engineering, art, math, and reading this summer. All programs are first come, first served, so please arrive early!

Find Kids' programs at a location near you. Check back for new programs on June 15!

Thank you to our partners! 

Learn more about the TD Summer Reading Clubopens a new window and about all our Ultimate Summer Challenge partners