Summer Learning Challenge

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All Ages and Abilities Welcome!


Read and complete activities all summer and earn prizes!  Register online or in person at your local library starting June 1st.

Youth ages 0-12
Enter the challenge at any San Mateo Public Library or register online.  Read for 30 blocks of 20 minutes and complete 6 activities.  All reading counts!  Try listening to an audio book, browsing an eBook or newspaper, or pick up a graphic novel or comic book!  You will receive a free book for signing up and for finishing the program.  Pick up your free books at any San Mateo Public Library location.  Every completed log or online Finisher Form will qualify you to enter a raffle for a $1,000 scholarship, a CuriOdyssey one year family pass, and our monthly raffles for other prizes.  There is also a weekly raffle of gift cards for every daily visit to the library.  Last day to complete logs will be August 31st.  View our Virtual Storytimes & More page to check out our summer programs!  
Summer Learning Challenge
Teens ages 13-18
Read or listen to 5 books and rate the book.  All reading counts!  Sign up online or visit any San Mateo City Library to register for the challenge. Teens with a San Mateo City Library card will be entered in a raffle to win a choice between two prizes: a Polaroid Camera with film or a San Francisco City Pass. You will also get a chance to win a $1000 scholarship. Pick up a free book at any San Mateo City Library when you sign up. You can do the challenge as many times as you want to increase your chances of winning; however, you can only get one free book for the initial sign up.


Adults ages 19 and up
Read any book (print, audio, or ebook). Return your completed log to the Information Desk between June 15 - August 31 and you will be entered in a drawing for a Kindle Fire as well as other prizes! 
Adult Summer Reading Form   
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