The TD Summer Reading Club is a free program that encourages kids to read over their summer break from school. The program is adaptable to kids of all ages, interests, and abilities.
It gives kids an opportunity to learn and grow with each story. Kids set their own points goal, track their activities, and report back at the Library to earn prizes throughout the summer.
The Latest News: Throughout the summer, visit this page to see all the latest TD Summer Reading Club reading recommendations, news, photos, and events!
Join the TD Summer Reading Club
1. Sign up
Registration opens June 20, 2020.
Register for free, and start your summer story. We’ll add you to the Club, and you can report on your achievements throughout the summer. Please have an adult help you register.
The last day to register is August 29.
2. Earn points
When you sign up for TD Summer Reading Club, set your points goal for the summer.
Reading is more than just picking up a book. Kids can build literacy skills without even realizing it; by telling a story about their day, drawing a picture, or helping write a grocery list.
Kids also learn through play, so we encourage kids to stretch their imaginations to earn points in unique ways.
Kids can earn points by:
- Reading, reading, reading—to themselves or someone else
- Visiting the Library's website and taking part in Virtual Library activities for kids
- Telling a joke
- Drawing a picture
- Writing a story
- Exploring a museum
- Conducting a science experiment
- Singing a song
- Playing a board game
- Making a craft
- Putting on a play
- Anything that works your brain will help you gain!
- Visit the TD Summer Reading club website, opens a new window for more ideas.
3. Keep track of your points
Keep track of your points on our Logbook page. Download a printable version here! If you fill it up, you can print another, or even make your own!
The last day to report on your points is September 13.
Sign up and you’ll get a brag tag keychain, right away! Keep collecting them during the summer as you hit your goals.
At the end of summer, you could win:
• A Bicycle and helmet from Cyclesmith
• A Nintendo Switch Lite with Animal Crossing
• $200 LEGO.com gift certificate
Rules and regulations
Contest eligibility: All draws are subject to Halifax Public Libraries' Contest Ineligibility Policy.
Prize details: Prizes may not be exactly as shown. Halifax Public Libraries makes no warranties with regard to the prizes. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. The prizes are not transferable and there are no substitutions (in cash or otherwise). The Library reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability.
Prize notification and pick-up: Upon drawing, a parent or guardian of draw prize winners will be contacted via the telephone number provided during registration to inform them of the win. If the Library is unable to contact the parent or guardian within three (3) weeks of the draw, another winner will be selected. Draw prizes not picked up within six (6) weeks of the draw will be awarded to another eligible person.
Announcement of winners: The first names and registration numbers of the draw prize winners may be published on the Library website, and we may request the winner and parent/guardian permission to take a photo for website and/or social media use.