If you’re looking for summer reading programs for kids, this is our comprehensive list of all the completely FREE programs!
Believe it or not, it’s almost that time of year again — when school is out and summer reading programs abound. Yay! (Well, some of you might not be saying “yay!”, but we do because my kids have always LOVED them some summer reading programs!)
Note: We recommend calling your local stores to verify that they’re participating in these programs this year.
Free Summer Reading Programs 2022
Do your kids love to read, too? If so, this is our big list of all the FREE summer reading programs that are available nationally!
Barnes & Noble — Earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program for kids in grades 1-6.
- Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal (PDF download). Explain which part of the book is your favorite, and why.
- Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between July 1st and August 31st, 2022.
- Receive a FREE BOOK of your choice from the selection on the Reading Journal list.
Books-A-Million — Read any four books from the Summer Reading Adventure section in-store or online, write about them in your summer reading adventure log bookand receive a free Keeper of the Lost Cities pencil pouch (while supplies last).