Blast off with reading! Asparagus Fox, Winston Owl and Ricky Raccoon looking out the windows of a rocket ship

Aim for the stars, May 25-July 30, 2023


May 25, 2023

Aim for the stars!

To start your summer reading mission:

 Register now!

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

Attend programs

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

Signup prize

Completion prize

  • Choose a book of your own to keep.


Signup prize

  • Choose a book from the Friends Foundation book sale at your favorite Worthington Libraries location.

Completion prize

  • 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!

Thank you!

Worthington Libraries' 2023 Summer Reading Club is presented by the Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries.

Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries logo

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.

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