Summer Reading Programs


Alameda County Library – Summer Adventure 2022: Wonder in Nature: June 15 - Aug 15.  Let’s follow our curiosities about nature around us! Complete learning activities, reading, and more to receive a book gift and prize drawing entries!

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program Participation is a fun and easy way for kids in grades 1-6 to earn a free book. They simply read a designated number of books, write about their favorite part in our Reading Journal, and bring a completed Reading Journal to a Barnes & Noble bookstore during July and August to choose a free book from a selected list!

Scholastic Summer Reading Home Base Program  From May 9 through August 19, kids can visit the summer zone in Scholastic Home Base, a free digital destination which offers stories, author events, interaction with favorite characters, games, activities, a (moderated) community of readers and more! Kids earn digital experiences by tracking their reading.

Half Price Books Summer Reading Camp Starts June 1st. Kids 14 and under read for 15 minutes each day throughout June and July. They record their minutes on a log and when they reach 300 minutes, they receive $5 Half Price Books Bookworm Bucks!

Chuck E. Cheese Reading Rewards Program Download a calendar and mark off the days your child reads.  You can then redeem the calendar at a local Chuck E. Cheese for 10 free game tokens.  Runs until Dec. 31, 2022. Calendar also available in Spanish.

Pizza Hut Camp Bookit Summer Reading Program Parents, join us for Camp BOOK IT! and keep rewarding your kids ages 4-12 all summer long. Track and reward your kids' reading for June, July and August in our digital dashboard. When they meet their monthly reading goal, they'll receive a free one-topping Personal Pan Pizza® from Pizza Hut! We'll also share fun activities and book recommendations each week to keep the fun going throughout the summer! Enroll today!

Encourage your child to read this summer by participating in one or more of these fun programs! There are also many recommended reading lists provided by the public library, and online. Here is one for all ages: K-12 Reading List.