2016 Summer Reading Challenge June 23 - September 3
The Fairfax County Summer Reading Challenge encourages children and teens to read for pleasure during summer vacation. It is held in cooperation with Fairfax County Public Schools.
The Summer Reading Challenge runs from
June 23 to September 3. (Sign up
begins June 23)
Kids from birth to third grade read 15 books; children can have books read to them. Kids from fourth to sixth grades read 10 books. Students in grades 7-12 read six books. Using our reading lists is not required.
Sign up and record your books online or get a reading log at your library.
Complete your reading and come in to your library branch by September 3 to receive a coupon book full of free and discounted prizes.
One coupon book per reader; lost coupon books will not be replaced.
Watch a video about the program.
Win cash prizes in the essay and poetry contest for rising 7th, 8th and 9th graders.
Show off your artistic skills - and win prizes - in the Teen Cover Art Contest.
If you attend a year-round school or have special circumstances, please contact us.