Summer Challenge Super Reader Contest

Summer Challenge Super Reader Contest

Be Super this Summer

Do you love to read? Can you read a book in one day? Maybe you read more than one book a week? You might be a DC Public Library Super Reader. A Super Reader is any reader signed up for Summer Challenge who reads above and beyond 20 minutes a day. Super Readers have a chance to win a $25 gift card to Politics and Prose sponsored by the DC Public Library Foundation.

See below for details:

Children (Ages 6-12)

Children (ages 6-12) who log more than 20 minutes a day during the month of August will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to Politics and Prose sponsored by the DC Public Library FoundationEach additional ten hours of reading is one ticket for the raffle at the end of the month! Simply complete this paper form and email it to summerchallenge@dc.gov or call 202-747-5054.

Teens (Ages 13-19)

Super Reader Teens (ages 13-19) will have a chance to get an exclusive invite to An Afternoon with author Tiffany D. Jackson on Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. Teens that log their reading for at least 30 days in June and July will be selected by raffle to attend this special virtual program with the author of Allegedly, Monday's Not Coming, and Let Me Hear a Rhyme. This closed WebEx session will be in two parts. In the first session, Ms. Jackson will discuss her books, particularly Monday's Not Coming, a story about a girl whose best friend goes missing that takes place in Washington, D.C. The second session will be a creative writing workshop lead by Ms, Jackson. All selected participants will receive an ebook copy of Monday's Not Coming. sponsored by the DC Public Library Foundation

Adults (Ages 20+)

Super Reader Adults are invited to log titles of completed books during the summer to compete for the Super Reader title.  Adult super readers will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to Shop Made in DC sponsored by the DC Public Library Foundation

To participate: 

  • Log in to your Summer Challenge account
  • Log your reading time in the calendar first, then...
  • Each time you finish a book, choose the “Books” option after you log your time.
  • Record each book title you have completed.

Need assistance? Email summerchallenge@dc.gov.