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Posted by: Maricopa Lawyers on Jun 28, 2016

Exercise your mind and imagination this summer at your local Maricopa County Library. Maricopa Libraries will be host to a variety of fun summer programs that promote reading all season long. Partake in reading challenges and attend fun events that are perfect for all ages.

Maricopa County Reads

From June 1, 2016 to August 1, 2016, Maricopa County Reads will be at 62 public libraries to reinforce the literary skills and positive reading habits of residents. Programs range from kids to teens and even to adults. Don’t miss out on this free program that will keep your mind active and will keep your kids reading skills up to par.

The reading program strives to:

  • Emphasize the fun in reading using an interactive online platform, digital badging campaigns, paper reading logs with stickers and coupons
  • Promote lifelong reading habits by encouraging participants to read at least 20 minutes a day
  • Help build home libraries when you log at least 20 minutes of reading per day and the program will provide a free book to participants
  • Connect readers with community experiences by partnering with local organizations that will give new context to traditional literary methods
  • Keep kids reading throughout the summer by encouraging effective reading practices and maintaining and improving reading skills even while they’re on a break from school
  • Improve grammar through the online platform where participants can set personal goals, complete challenges and achieve higher levels of rewards and engagement

Below are the participating library systems:

  • Avondale Public Library
  • Buckeye Public Library
  • Chandler Public Library
  • Desert Foothills Library
  • Glendale Public Library
  • Maricopa County Library District
  • Mesa Public Library
  • Morristown Volunteer Library
  • Peoria Public Library
  • Phoenix Public Library
  • Scottsdale Public Library
  • Tempe Public Library
  • Tolleson Public Library
  • Wickenburg Public Library
  • Youngtown Public Library

Visit to register yourself and your family members for Maricopa County Reads!