Read & Roar

Challenge yourself to a summer of reading...

...and earn a prize when you meet your goal!

  1. Register yourself & your family (May 28-July 31)
  2. Set your reading goal. Try to stretch yourself until at least July 1.
  3. Read! 
  4. Once you meet your goal, stop by to pick up your prize.

Prizes include:

  • Ages 0-17: Choose a book.
  • Ages 18+: Choose a birdhouse or blank notebook.
  • All ages: 1 entry in a grand prize drawing for all participants who met their goal.

Why should I participate?

Reading can reduce stress, fight boredom, increase empathy for others, and keep your mind sharp. Plus it's fun! 

What should I read?

Read anything. Read everything. Read aloud to others or to yourself. Books, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines...it all counts. Want some suggestions?

Questions?

Contact us.

Thanks to Our Sponsor

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Grand Prizes include...

  • Ages 0-11 - Adopt an animal from the World Wildlife Fund ($50+ value)
  • Ages 12-18 - Gift cards and swag bags ($50+ value)
  • Ages 18+ - Memberships for the Columbus Zoo and Newport Aquarium ($150 value)

Events & Classes (Reading Program)

What We're Reading What We're Reading

Jackaroo (Tales of the Kingdom, #1) - Cynthia Voigt

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Jackaroo (Tales of the Kingdom, #1)

Cynthia Voigt
Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, #1) - Tamora Pierce

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Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, #1)

Tamora Pierce
The Fifth Woman (Kurt Wallander, #6) - Henning Mankell

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The Fifth Woman (Kurt Wallander, #6)

Henning Mankell
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) - J.K. Rowling

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)

J.K. Rowling
Eric - Shaun Tan

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Eric

Shaun Tan
Lost Lake (Lost Lake, #1) - Sarah Addison Allen

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Lost Lake (Lost Lake, #1)

Sarah Addison Allen
The League of Seven (The League of Seven, #1) - Alan Gratz

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The League of Seven (The League of Seven, #1)

Alan Gratz
Murder Freshly Baked (Amish Village Mystery #3) - Vannetta Chapman

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Murder Freshly Baked (Amish Village Mystery #3)

Vannetta Chapman
Hooray for Today! - Brian Won

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Hooray for Today!

Brian Won
Storyworlds: A Moment in Time: A Perpetual Picture Atlas - Thomas Hegbrook

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Storyworlds: A Moment in Time: A Perpetual Picture Atlas

Thomas Hegbrook
Whatshisface - Gordon Korman

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Whatshisface

Gordon Korman
The Unteachables - Gordon Korman

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The Unteachables

Gordon Korman
City of Girls - Elizabeth Gilbert

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City of Girls

Elizabeth Gilbert
Listening to Love (An Amish Journey #2) - Beth Wiseman

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Listening to Love (An Amish Journey #2)

Beth Wiseman
Swashby and the Sea - Beth Ferry

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Swashby and the Sea

Beth Ferry
Three Little Kittens - Barbara McClintock

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Three Little Kittens

Barbara McClintock
Dark Hedges, Wizard Island, and Other Magical Places That Really Exist - L Rader Crandall

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Dark Hedges, Wizard Island, and Other Magical Places That Really Exist

L Rader Crandall
Randy, the Badly Drawn Horse - T.L. McBeth

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Randy, the Badly Drawn Horse

T.L. McBeth
Studio: A Place for Art to Start - Emily Arrow

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Studio: A Place for Art to Start

Emily Arrow
Hike - Pete Oswald

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Hike

Pete Oswald
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