2013 Summer reading programs in Hawaii

School is out and summer is in! Between heading to the beach, heating up the grill, or jumping into sports, pick up a book and join a free summer reading program!

Hawaii State Public Libraries - Summer Reading

* Win prizes at Hawaii Public Libraries! There are Summer Reading Programs for all ages – children, teens, and adults – organized by the Friends of the Library and corporate and community sponsors. Read at least one book every week, and you could earn incentives (while supplies last). Registration begins on May 28; the programs run from June 2 through July 6, 2013. There will also be special performances by storytellers and artists at select libraries!

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading 2013

* Earn a FREE book at Barnes & Noble! The “Imagination’s Destination” Summer Reading program lets kids can earn a free book (from a selected book list) by reading any eight books and sharing their recommendations. The program runs between May 21 and September 3, 2013. You can also download an activity kit with worksheets about favorite authors, the differences between fiction and non-fiction, playing roles, and using your imagination.

* Earn rewards at US Army Hawaii Libraries! There are Summer Reading Programs for the entire family! Read at least one book every week, and you can earn a prize (while supplies last). Packet pickup starts on June 3; the programs run from June 10 through July 13, 2013. There will also be weekly entertainment at Fort Shafter Library and Sgt Yano Library. For DoD eligible ID card holders and family members only.

* Sharpen your reading skills! The University of Hawaii at West Oahu offers fee-based Summer Reading Programs in Honolulu, Kaneohe, and on-campus. The programs can help children and adults become more fluent and effective readers. Programs start in June or July 2013 and meet once a week for five weeks.

Remember – keep on reading, even when the programs end. Books can take you to more places than you can imagine!

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