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Magical Summer of Reading – Help Sanford be one of the top 10 reading schools by recording the number of minutes you read from May 7 – Sept. 7, 2018.


Feed Your Brain – Kids 14 and under can earn Bookworm Bucks for reading in June and July. Once 300 minutes have been achieved bring in the reading log to claim the Bookworm Bucks. Program ends August 29, 2018.

Half Price Books

Summer Reading Program – Read 8 books and complete a journal to earn a free book.  Program is open to students in grades 1-6 and ends Sept. 3, 2018.

Barnes & Noble

Bookawocky – Pick up a reading log at any of the 100 Hennepin County Library locations and begin your adventure.


Hennepin County Library System

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.





Kids can lose two months of reading skills over the summer- a phenomenon called "summer slide"- when they don't have opportunities to continue their learning. In collaboration with our partners, MPS Strong Reads focuses on preventing summer slide by making summer reading fun and easy. Click here for more information.

From a list of 100 novels, one will be considered “America’s Best Loved Book” in the fall. Participants are encouraged to read books from the list and vote for their favorite. Click on Great American Read for more information.



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