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.

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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

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly - Anthony Bourdain

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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Anthony Bourdain
The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus - John Glatt

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The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus

John Glatt
Lethal White (Cormoran Strike, #4) - Robert Galbraith

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Lethal White (Cormoran Strike, #4)

Robert Galbraith
A Woman Is No Man - Etaf Rum

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A Woman Is No Man

Etaf Rum
The Fixed Stars - Molly Wizenberg

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The Fixed Stars

Molly Wizenberg
Silent Knit, Deadly Knit (A Knit & Nibble Mystery #4) - Peggy Ehrhart

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Silent Knit, Deadly Knit (A Knit & Nibble Mystery #4)

Peggy Ehrhart
The Suitcase - Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

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The Suitcase

Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Girl A - Abigail Dean

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Girl A

Abigail Dean
Steadfast Mercy (Amish Mercies #3) - Ruth  Reid

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Steadfast Mercy (Amish Mercies #3)

Ruth Reid
Is This Anything? - Jerry Seinfeld

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Is This Anything?

Jerry Seinfeld
Band of Sisters - Lauren Willig

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Band of Sisters

Lauren Willig
Every Vow You Break - Peter  Swanson

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Every Vow You Break

Peter Swanson
Murder on Wall Street (Gaslight Mystery, #24) - Victoria Thompson

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Murder on Wall Street (Gaslight Mystery, #24)

Victoria Thompson
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
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