Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge 2016

The 2016 Summer Reading Challenge has ended, and the winners have been announced. Please plan to join us June 1-Aug. 18, 2017 for the next SRC, and thank you for your participation.

Go for gold! From June 1 to August 19, exercise your mind and read, explore, and create to win during our 2016 Summer Reading Challenge! 


1. Complete 5 EXPLORE activities, such as:

  • Attend a library program
  • Get your library card
  • Visit a zoo or museum
  • Visit a local park
  • Volunteer
  • Make up your own activity!
  • Click to see the full list.

2. READ or LISTEN for 10 hours


3. Complete 5 CREATE activities, such as:

4. Fill out a Challenge Log as you complete activities.

5. Turn in the completed Challenge Log at your library and collect your prize. 

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Children who finish the Challenge receive a book; adults get a book bag while supplies last. All finishers will be entered to win one of five grand prize packages, sponsored by Friends of Mid-Columbia Libraries. Beginning July 5, finishers may turn in their completed logs to their local library and collect their prize.

Performers & Special Events:

Mid-Columbia Libraries has an exciting line up of Summer Reading Challenge activities and performances going on all summer long, including Badger Mountain hikes, Seahawks mascot visits, sports and fitness clinics, author presentations, and more. Check our events calendar for details.


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