Aim for the stars, May 25-July 30, 2023
Aim for the stars!
To start your summer reading mission:
Then, download a reading record, or pick one up at the library, and proceed to launch!
How to navigate the program
Do any combination of the following:
- Ages 5 and under must read in 15-minute increments
- Ages 6-11 must read in 20-minute increments
- Ages 12 and up must read in 30-minute increments
Gravitate toward the library for out-of-this-world programming-- check our calendar for all the fun!
Complete DIY or early literacy activities
Download a list of DIY activities for creative ways to complete the club, like coordinating a snack challenge, exploring a local park, singing a lullaby to your baby-- the sky's the limit!
A constellation of prizes
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.
Kids & teens
- Coupons for Rita's Italian Ice and Frozen Custard; Worthington Community Center, ZipZone Outdoor Adventures and more!
- Choose a book of your own to keep.
- Choose a book from the Friends Foundation book sale at your favorite Worthington Libraries location.
- Coupons from local businesses for food and fun!
Grand prize 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.
Continue the mission
After you've turned in your reading record and collected your prize. Don't stop there! Read on and vote for the library’s Columbus Zoo and Aquarium sponsor animals. Three of the following will be chosen: giraffe, lynx, small-clawed otter, python. The more reading done, library programs attended, DIY and early literacy activities completed, the more votes you get!
Worthington Libraries' 2023 Summer Reading Club is presented by the Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries.
Additional support is provided by California Pizza Kitchen, Columbus Museum of Art, Dairy Queen, Experience Worthington, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Learning Express Toys and Gifts, Marco's Pizza, Mardi Gras Homemade Ice Cream, McConnell Arts Center, Mrs. Goodman's Baking Co., Peace, Love and Little Donuts, Rita's Italian Ice, Skate Zone 71, Whitney House, Worthington Parks & Recreation, Worthington Pools and ZipZone Outdoor Adventures.