Sign Up, Log Hours & Earn Rewards Now with the John P. McGovern Summer Reading Program!

The Houston Public Library’s John P. McGovern Summer Reading Program is in full swing!  From now through August 1, 2018, you can read, record your hours, earn rewards… and it’s all FREE.

And anything counts… including comics, audio books, board books and reading with your kids!  All you need to do is:

1. Visit
2. Click the registration button and follow the prompts.
3. Log in anytime to track your reading goals and activity participation.
4. Unlock badges by logging 20 minutes a day and attending library programs!
5.  Visit your local Houston Public Library location to pick up your prizes.

AND this year there will also be drawings:


1.  Kids (ages 5-12) that log at least 1 day will be entered into a weekly drawing for a Kids Edition Amazon Kindle Fire. 1 winner per week.
2.  Teens (ages 13-18) that log 30 days will be entered into a drawing for a pair of Skullcandy wireless headphones. 1 winner per location. Drawing will take place August 2, 2018.

AND the prizes you earn by reading are being updated now!  You can now earn Dynamo tickets, Houston Museum of Natural Science tickets and Whataburger coupons.  This chart will be updated by HPL this week!

Level Babies, Toddlers & Pre-K (0-4) Children 5-12 Teens 13-18
Registration Book Book, lanyard and button Book, lanyard and button
10 Days Read Book & Finger Puppets Book & Button Book & Button
20 Days Read Book & Bubbles Book & Button Book & Button
30 Days Read Book & Rubber Duck Book & Button Book & Button
5 Programs Attended Button Button






Register and get ready to earn prizes HERE!

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