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Summer Reading Games for Kids

Activities for children, ages 0-10!

We couldn’t have all of these amazing activities and prizes without the support from our awesome sponsors and prize donors! Check out the list here.

Register at your local library beginning June 5 and receive your prize tracker and Free Friday Wristband, your ticket to all things awesome!

  • Read 2 hours, receive a prize!
  • Complete the prize tracker by reading 10 hours and receive the Grand Prize Pack with totally awesome prizes including a ticket to the Rockingham County Fair, food coupons, and more!
  • Continue reading and receive 1 ticket for each additional hour of reading to enter to win big prizes!

Tickets can be entered to win awesome things such as a Massanutten WaterPark tickets, LEGO kits, a Kindle, and more!

Prize trackers & tickets will be accepted until August 12.


Don’t miss a single Free Friday adventure!

Free Fridays begin June 16 at Luray Caverns! Click here to see the full list of venues for 2017.

Special Program

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August: Sciencetellers presents Pirates: Lost at Sea


  • Tuesday, August 1 @ 11 AM @ River Bend Elementary School, hosted by Elkton & Shenandoah Community Libraries
  • Tuesday, August 1 @ 3 PM @ Grottoes Branch Library
  • Tuesday, August 1 @ 6:30 PM @ Central Library
  • Wednesday, August 2 @ 11 AM @ Page Public Library
  • Wednesday, August 2 @ 3 PM @ Broadway Community Center, hosted by Village Library
  • Wednesday, August 2 @ 6:30 PM @ Generations Park, hosted by North River Library

See what else your branch has planned!

Central Library – Harrisonburg

Elkton Community Library

Grottoes Branch Library

North River Library – Bridgewater

Page Public Library – Luray

Shenandoah Community Library

Village Library – Broadway