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Free Summer Reading Programs

Summer is here and we often get wrapped up in the fun and tend to forget about the keeping the kids’ brains refreshed. One great way to help keep the kids involved in learning over summer break is to take advantage of free local reading programs.

Reading over the summer can help some kids retain what they recently learned in school. These programs are a lot of fun! Earn books, rewards and more. Amazon also offers free Kindle reading books as well.boy-286240_960_720

Junie B. Kids’ Club: Monthly updates about new books, fun printables like holiday cards, Junie B. games and activities, special events, sweepstakes, and more!

Sylvan Book Adventures: Kids in grades K-8 can search for books, read them offline, come back to quiz on what they’ve read, and earn prizes for their reading success.portrayal-89193_960_720

: 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.

TD Bank Reading Program: Your child can earn $10 in their Youth Saver Account by reading 10 books and keeping track of them.

Showcase Cinemas Summer Reading Program: Bookworm Wednesdays – Free family movies every Wednesday from July 6th – July 27th (2016). Just bring your book report with you to the select Bookworm Wednesday movie and that’s your price of admission.

Chuck E. Cheese: Read with Chuck E. reading program you can earn tokens when you read! Print out these bookmarks, each bookmark is worth 5 tokens.2

Pottery Barn Kids Summer Reading Program: Take your child to your local Pottery Barn to get their Book Club Passport and take them to at least five of the Pottery Barn Kids Summer Book Club meetings and they’ll get $10 off any purchase at Pottery Barn Kids

Scholastic Reading Superhero: Become a reading superhero by logging your reading minutes to the Scholastic Reading Club and your child will be able to participate in a World Record challenge as well as earn digital prizes.

Six Flags Read to Succeed: Students in grades K-6 are encouraged to read for fun! They can earn a free ticket to Six Flags when they complete 6 hours of recreational reading.

These are all great ways to motivate the kids to read this summer. What is your favorite summer reading program? We would love to hear about it!