Check out the huge list of FREE Summer Reading Programs for Kids 2020 available this year. There are a LOT of great programs that your children can take advantage of to earn FREE books, prizes, and cash!
Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids
Amazon Summer Reading Program: Get a FREE Book for reading 8 books this Summer! Just bring their list of books read to the nearest Amazon Retail Store to receive a Star Reader Certificate and their choice of a free book.
Barnes & Noble Imagination Destination– This summer reading program through Barnes & Noble gives your child the ability to earn a FREE book after reading 8 books and keeping track of them in a reading log.
Book-It: Get weekly emails with summer reading activities for your kids.
Books-A-Million: Read any four books from the summer reading adventure section in-store or online, get a free Dog Man Baseball Cap.
Chuck E. Cheese – Earn 10 FREE tokens every time your child reads for 2 weeks in a row. Just fill out the form and bring it in to redeem for tokens.
Half Price Books – Will have weekly drawings for prizes. As well as fun activity sheets you can print off.
HEB: Join the H-E-Buddy Reading Club! You can read ten books and record them on your reading log from the form linked below. Each time you log a book, have an adult initial by the title so you get credit for reading. Once the log is complete, mail the form to the address below, and you’ll be rewarded with a special t‑shirt. You have until October 1 to get in ten good reads.
Junie B Jones Reading Club – Sign up and get a FREE starter Kit that includes a copy of Junie B Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, Activity sheets, and a membership ID card while supplies last.
Lifeway Stores –Download the journal and bookmark. Learn about the quest and get recommended books. Visit the LifeWay stores at the end of the summer to select your prize– one of six books and a free Bible. Sign up now to be alerted when the 2020 program begins.
Local Public Library – Don’t forget to check out your local libraries to find out which programs they’ll be offering this summer. My kids have participated in several Summer reading Programs through the library and it always includes FREE books & prizes.
Scholastic — The Summer Read-A-Palooza is back again this year! Kids can enter their summer reading minutes online to unlock digital rewards as they complete weekly reading challenges and access book excerpts, videos, and other summer-exclusive content.
Sync Summer Audiobook Program for Teens Kids ages 13+ can win audiobooks by participating in this program that uses the OverDrive app. Don’t rule out audiobooks, they count as real reading!
TD Bank– TD Bank offers a really fun way to earn money this summer by simply reading! Each child in Kindergarten to 5th grade can earn $10 each for reading 10 books. Just fill in the book log and then bring it to your local branch and they will deposit $10 to your account! That’s fun AND rewarding.
Programs like these are a great way to encourage our children to continue reading throughout the summer months. If you know of any other programs that aren’t listed here, please feel free to leave the information in a comment below.