Keep Reading All Summer Long

Reading is more than a great escape: it boosts brain power and feeds curiosity for learners of all ages. Dive into literary adventures with one of the Utah summer reading programs below, or search for your local public library here.

Summer Reading Programs


Grand County Public Library

Individuals and families can sign up to help the community with $1,000 of children’s books for the library.

Salt Lake County Library

Complete a reading challenge for prizes like a book of your choice and keep the fun going with an Adventure Game board.

Summit County Library

Engage in summer reading fun with challenges and special events for Birth to PreK, Kindergarten to Grade 5, Grades 6 to 12 and Adults. and build community.

Tremonton City Public Library

Earn prizes, join events for all ages, and discover great books with this year’s summer reading program.

Washington County Public Library

Find “Oceans of Possibilities” with free activities for children, teens, and adults.

Additional Resources


UEN LitFlix
Watch the film, Fridays at 8 p.m. on UEN-TV and find related reads with each month's themed booklist.

UEN Homeroom

Catch special episodes on literacy, author interviews and more on the podcast for educators starting June 3.

 

Literacy Tips for Early Readers

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Read a short passage several times to your child until your child can read it with you. Then encourage your child to read the passage to you.

Literacy Tips for Advanced Readers

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Read to your child regularly, even after your child is able to read some books independently.

Reading Resources

Preschool Path
Visit Preschool Path for online reading games, storybooks, apps and events for Preschoolers.
Utah's Online Library
Access thousands of reference collections and resources categorized by age group to meet your research needs!
Reading Games: K-2 and 3-6
These fun and educational online reading games will help students maintain their reading skills.
Videos from eMedia
Visit UEN's eMedia to download videos of popular picture books, episodes of Reading Rainbow and much more. (Access eMedia from Utah's Online Library.)

 

Get summer started on the right page with PBS LearningMedia's new Summer of Reading collection! These videos, activities, and interactive games help to build vocabulary and reading comprehension while bringing storybook characters to life.