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2019 Summer Reading Programs: Students

JCPS Summer Adventures

A booklet provided by Jefferson County Public Schools with listings of all the summer programs, camps, and educational opportunities available in our area that will keep our students learning over the summer!

JCPS Literacy & Programs

Carmichael's Bookstore

Carmichael's Bookstore website

Carmichael's will be hosting Summer Book Clubs at their Bardstown Rd. location. Contact Carmichael's or click on the link above for further details about book selections and participant ages.

Find a Book, Kentucky

Find a Book Kentucky link

Visit "Find a Book, Kentucky" to build custom summer reading lists of books before you visit the library or bookstore. "Find a Book, Kentucky" is an easy-to-use tool to help students find books to match their reading ability and interests. You can also take part in the KYReads Summer Pledge from this page 

Free Summer Access to Capstone Interactive

​You can keep reading even though you can't check out from your school library. Capstone is offering free access to  thousands of Capstone Interactive eBooks supported with audio recordings. Use your password protected page to access the log-in information. 

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Link to enroll students or group in the Scholastic Reading Challenge

A free program where students can enter their summer reading minutes online, unlocking digital rewards as they complete summer weekly reading challenges, and access book excerpts, videos, and other summer-exclusive content. 

Half-Price Books

Half Price Books Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program

​Download the Feed Your Brain reading log, record 300 minutes of reading onto your log, and return to any Half Price Books to claim your Bookworm Bucks.

Chuck E. Cheese's

Reading reward calendar for Chuck E Cheese

​Record your reading for two weeks and return your calendar for 10 free play points or tokens as a reward. Calendar is also available in Spanish from their website.

Barnes & Noble

Barnes and Noble Bookseller website

​Record at least 8 books you have read and write your favorite part on their Summer Reading Journal and earn a free book!


Free summer acces to leveled books for beginning readers on science and social studies topics. Read along audio provided by professional voice over artists. Use your password protected page to access the log-in information. 

PebbleGo Next

Designed with the grades 3 through 5 researcher in mind learning about key concepts related to Social Studies.  Read aloud audio option is also provided. Use your password protected page to access the log-in information. 

Louisville Free Public Library

Register online or at your nearest public library branch, read 10 books, and earn prizes. The program will run June 1 - August 10, 2019.

Books A Million

Ready any 4 books from their Summer Reading Adventure section in-stores or online and receive a free drawstring backpack. Visit the website to download the Reading Adventure Notebook. 


Library Media Services
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