2017 Summer Reading Programs in Colorado Springs

Summer reading programs for kids are about to start! Not only does the Pikes Peak Library District have a summer reading program, but you can also do ones from Barnes and Noble, Why Not Books, and the Air Force Academy Falcons.

Pikes Peak Library Summer Reading Program (Summer of Adventure)

Eligible ages: 0-18
Online or at a library branch beginning June 1st. Go here for more information.
Prizes: PPLD has updated their summer reading program this year: instead of a paper chart, you’ll go online and earn virtual badges, and once the goal has been met, kids will earn a free book, according to the librarian I spoke to.  (The coupon book is not going to be awarded this year.)

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program

Eligible ages: 1st through 6th grade
None required, go here for more information (scroll down a bit)
Prizes: One free book from a selection


Why Not Books? Summer Reading Program

Eligible ages: 18 and under
Registration: Pick up a reading log at Why Not Books (5975 N. Academy) from June 1st-July 31st
Kids can choose a prize when halfway done with reading log, and then a free book upon completion (within a certain price range and selection)


Air Force Falcons Summer Reading Program

Eligible ages: All ages
Go here to register and find out more.
Prizes: Free tickets to variety of AFA sporting events

Looking for more cheap and free things to do this summer? Check out our page of summer activities in Colorado Springs!

Looking for good books to read?  I keep a list of books that we’ve enjoyed here.

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