Reading Challenges

Earn prizes while you read with these fun reading challenges. Remember, if you are reading for a book group, your titles count towardsmost of the reading challenges!


The 2014 Summer Reading Club theme for Kids and Adults is PAWS to Read! Take time to cuddle up with your favorite four-legged friend and relax with a good story. ZB Teens will Read on the Bright Side this summer while exploring good books and fun activities. Join a summer reading club and earn prizes while you read!


PAWS…and take some time for your summer reading! Read or listen to five books between 6/14 and 7/26 to earn a reward. If you have a child or teen participating in the Summer Reading Club, show us his/her reading log to get a special treat! Submit your log online or at the Adult Services desk.


Teen Summer Reading Challenge: ZB Teens in 5th through 12th grades can win prizes every week for reading just 30 pages each day between 6/14 and 7/26. Earn tickets for the grand prize drawing in July with the following activities:

  • Bring your log in each week.
  • Attend programs for ZB Teens.
  • Join the Goodreads group. Earn extra tickets for rating and commenting on select books.
  • Fill the cover of your reading log by reading a total of 2,200 pages.



Kids are invited to PAWS to Read this summer at the library! Register for the six week club starting Saturday, 6/14 and start earning prizes for reading. This year you get to build your own reading club by setting your own goal and choosing to count pages or time. Check in at the Youth Services desk each week to get a prize. If you reach your goal each week, you will earn a pass to the PAWS to Read Pool Party on 8/2.