It's summertime and that's the perfect time to READ. Our famous Summer Reading Club looks a little different this year but it's only because we have made it more fun. We're hooking you up with custom picked books, a reading coach, virtual friends, a pen pal and a ton of chances to win a prize. Read on to find out how you can join the fun.

Register now and Game On! Click here.

GAME ON!

WHO?

  • Kids ages 5 to 12 years old.

WHEN?

WHAT? 

  • Program flexibility for families: opt into being involved in reporting and activities via our online platform ReadSquared or track your books in a booklet provided by TD Summer Reading Club.
  • Each child will receive a Game On! Fun Pack in July and August full of library books, activities and surprises!
  • Kids will be matched with one of our Summer Reading Club Coaches who will support them throughout the summer and make weekly personal contact with each child (communication method is your choice!)
  • Coaches will organize weekly virtual group activities and events for kids in their age bracket.
  • Kids will have the option to participate in a pen pal exchange and passive online adventures geared towards families.

WHY?

  • Discover new books and read for joy!
  • Make new friends and participate in virtual programs, activities and more.
  • Report what you’ve been reading for a chance to win awesome weekly prizes.
Check out this short video that we've created to learn more about this year's Game On! Summer Reading Club and to help get your kids excited about reading.



Game on fun packs

In July and August Game On! participants will receive a Game On! Fun Pack full of library books, fun activities and other goodies.

When you register for Game On! Summer Reading Club you will be asked your preferences for your July Fun Pack reading content as well as your preferred pick-up location. You will receive an email after registering that will include a link to book a date and time to pick-up your Fun Pack. Your Summer Reading Club Coach will connect with you regarding your August Fun Pack preferences and pick-up date and time.

A library card is required to check-out library materials. It is FREE to get a library card if you live in Waterloo Region. To register online for a library card, click here

July Fun Pack pick up will be from June 21 to July 3.
August Fun Pack pick up will be from July 26 to August 7.

You will receive an email after registering that will include a link to book a date and time to pick-up your Fun Pack.

Prizes

Each week we will hold a random draw for ONE special Game On! Prize and ONE Choose Your Own Adventure Prize Pack.

Game On! Prizes will come with one fun family board or card game and a special tasty treat.

If you win a Choose Your Own Adventure Prize Pack you will be given a choice between various themes such as, Pizza Party, Ice Cream Party, Camping Fun and more.

You will be automatically entered into these draws as you participate in the program whether you are reporting your reading online or via an offline format.

Registration

Register now for Game On!

The last day to register for Game On! Summer Reading Club is Tuesday, August 3.


A libary card is NOT required to register for Game On! Summer Reading Club, but is required to check out library materials. If you wish to have books included in your Game On! Fun Pack you will need a library card. Library cards are FREE to anyone living in Waterloo Region and you can sign up quickly and easily online. 

Register for a library card