Dive Into Reading: Asparagus Fox, Winston Owl and Ricky Raccoon in swimming gear

Dive Into Reading! Summer Reading Club, May 31 - July 31, 2022


May 31, 2022

The ocean blue awaits you!

Net free stuff the easy-breezy way, for things you already spend the summer months doing! Fast as a beach vacation passes, reading and attending library programs become books, gift cards and more.

Register online!

Or, register in person at any Worthington Libraries location.

How to "fin"ish

Fish as you wish! Program participants of all ages are eligible to receive prizes based on the amount of time they spend doing any combination of the following:


  • Ages 5 and under must read in 15-minute increments
  • Ages 6 to 11 must read in 20-minute increments
  • Ages 12 and up must read in 30-minute increments

Attending programs

  • Soak up all the summer programs by visiting our calendar!

Completing DIY activities

Shell-abration time

Once your reading record is complete, visit the Library to turn it in, pick up a prize and be entered into the grand prize drawing.

Prizes for kids & teens

  • Signup: coupons from local businesses for food and fun!
  • Completion: choose a book of your own to keep

Prizes for adults

  • Signup: coupons from local businesses for food and fun!
  • Completion: choose a book from the Friends Foundation book sale at your favorite Worthington Libraries location

Grand prize drawing

Complete the club and you could win a $100 VISA gift card. Prize winner names will be drawn the first week of August. Winners have two weeks to claim their prize.

Sail on

Don't stop once you've turned in your reading record and collected your prize. Read on and vote for the library's Columbus Zoo and Aquarium sponsor animals. Help choose three of the following: Florida manatee, harbor seal, polar bear, sting ray. The more reading done, library programs attended, DIY and early literacy activities completed, the more votes you get!

Thank you!

Worthington Libraries' 2022 Summer Reading Club is presented by the Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries.

Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries logo

Additional support is provided by Ampersand Flowers & Events, AR Workshop Worthington, Balanced Beauty, Blissful Trends, Branch Line Leather Co., Bubbles, California Pizza Kitchen, COHatch, Columbus Museum of Art, Dairy Queen, Denig Jewelers, Dewey's Pizza, Everest Cuisine, Evolverie, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Grid Furnishings, High Road Gallery & Studios, House Wine, Jade Yoga & Wellness, Just Bloom School, La Chatelaine French Bakery & Bistro, Learning Express Toys, Magic Cruises & Tours, Marco's Pizza, Mardi Gras Homemade Ice Cream, McConnell Arts Center, MLab Ohio, ModeAlise, MOVEWELL Studios, Mrs. Goodman's Baking Co., Oasis Face Bar, Peace, Love and Little Donuts, Penn and Beech Candle Co., Pies & Pints, Pizazz Gift Shop, Play: CBUS, Porch Growler, Rita's Italian Ice, Schreiner Ace Hardware, Sew to Speak, Shift Studios, Skate Zone 71, The Hills Jewelry, The Whitney House, UpTowne Flowers & Gift Shoppe, Vernacular, Villa Nova Ristorante, Worthington Historical Society, Worthington Jewelers, Worthington Parks and Recreation, Worthington Pools, Worthington Tavern, Zaftig Brewing Company and ZipZone Outdoor Adventures.

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