Reading initiatives will draw readers of all ages. Programs will encourage and support lifelong readership in the community.


Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Journal
For any children going into grades 1 through 6, they can choose a free book from the store to take home for their own reading adventure. All they have to do is read any eight books they desire, complete a reading journal where they write down their favorite part of the book and turning it into to any local Barnes and Noble store until September 3. ,

Books-a-Million Summer Reading Adventure
All one has to do is read four books from Books-a-Million's Summer Reading Adventure section, and as soon as one completes the small form from the website, it can be exchanged for a free pencil case with pencils at any local store. ,

Chuck E Cheese Reading Rewards Calendar
Every time your child reads a book (according to the parents' discretion), he or she can earn 10 coins for Chuck E Cheese, as long as the parent fills out the calender and checks off each day they read. Valid until December 31. ,

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge
Read, read, read - that's the name of the game here. Every student who participates makes an account, and he or she logs in the hours read throughout the summer. Whichever school logs the most hours in by September 7 will win a "party-in-a-box," which includes a personalized plaque, a banner, student certificates and other items to celebrate the school's achievement. There would also be recognition in the "2019 Scholastic Book of Records." Five select winners would also win a Harry Potter-themed box set, an illustrated edition of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and other prizes for those who read an exceptional amount. ,

Six Flags Read to Succeed
This program encourages students from kindergarten to sixth grade to read for fun. For students who complete six hours of recreational reading, they earn a free ticket to Six Flags. Only schools and teachers may choose to participate. ,

TD Bank Summer Reading
For any children going into grades kindergarten through fifth grade, they can print out a reading form on the website and write down 10 books they've read throughout the summer. Those who complete 10 books and turn the list in to their nearest TD bank obtains $10 in a new or existing TD Simple Savings account. Must be completed by August 31. ,


DC Public Library Summer Challenge
Log your reading online by reading 20 minutes a day and/or attend 10 library events each month, June through August. Every time you fill out the log, you get that much closer to obtaining prizes like free food from Chipotle or tickets to a Washington Nationals game. , Washington, DC,


Howard County Library Summer Reading Program
Using the website Beanstack, log the books you've read and mark off completed activities. By mixing and matching any 20 books or activities, you can enter yourself in to a prize drawing. Reading recommendations are available on the website, and you can alternatively fill everything out by hand in a booklet. , Howard County, MD,

Montgomery County Public Library Summer Reading
By registering online, a parent can register their children and track the books they have read throughout the summer for prizes. There will also be programs at the library all summer, including Wednesday story hours, Monday movies and special guests with entertainment like sing-a-longs and dancing. , Rockville, MD,


Fairfax County Summer Reading Adventure
This time, it's the parents reading to their kids. They must read 15 books to newborns through grade 3; 10 for children grades 4 and 5; and five books for grades 6 through 12. By completing a reading log to the library, one receives a free coupon booklet with prizes and discounts including free tickets to a men's and women's George Mason University basektball game, a buy-one-get-one-free ticket for Splash Down Waterpark and a small one-topping pizza from Domino's Pizza. , Fairfax, VA,

Loudoun County Public Library Summer Reading Program
From now until August 11, you can pick up a challenge card and fill out the weekly tasks available to patrons of all ages. By completing the weekly tasks, your name will be entered into a drawing for a $200 gift basket. The first 14,000 children who register obtain a free pass to Great County Farms, located in Bluemont, Virginia. , Loudoun County, VA,

Prince William County Summer Reading
Kids and adults can come in and log their reading history for the chance to win prizes. There are also weekly challenges for the chance to win extra prizes. By collecting a number of stamps, one can enter to get free food coupons or enter a raffle for a free laptop. , Prince William, VA,