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Montgomery County Public Libraries Summer Reading Challenge Starts June 15


Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) Summer Reading Challenge offers kids and teens a chance to fill their summer with great books and fun activities. From June 15 to August 31, MCPL is partnering with the Montgomery Parks Foundation to help preserve park history, increase accessibility, and keep the parks beautiful.

MCPL and the Washington Nationals are also teaming up to encourage reading! The Washington Nationals will give MCPL Summer Reading Challenge participants who earn Badge 2 a voucher for two to attend a regular season game for free. Vouchers are available while supplies last.

  • Sign up (or log in) online or at your local library starting May 15. Begin logging your activities and pick up your free book starting June 14.
  • Adults must sign up for an account before signing up a child.
  • Children ages 0-12 earn e-badges to complete the program. Teens ages 13-17 can also participate in the teen summer reading challenge
  • The last day to pick up Washington Nationals vouchers is August 31. All other giveaways must be picked up by September 6.
  • (Optional) Print an Early Literacy (PDF) or Elementary School Age (PDF) gameboard at home or pick one up at your local library.

Take the survey in English or Spanish when you finish the program.