Adult Summer Reading  Challenge

Reading Colors Your World 

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Reading Colors Your World Adult Summer Reading Challenge!  

Adults and young adults, 18 & up, can earn prizes by reading and/or listening to books, magazines, newspapers, comics, study guides, etc.  

For more information about the Adult Summer Reading Program, take a look at the table below or call the Adult Reference Services at (626) 307-1368. 

The 2021 Reading Colors Your World Adult Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Friends of the Library. 

2021 Herve Tullet poster English
  1. Program Guidelines
  2. programs & Activities
  3. FAQS

What is the 2021 Adult Summer Reading Challenge?

The 2021 Reading Colors Your World Summer Reading Program is an eight week program where young adults and adults are encouraged to read  and earn prizes. To enroll in the 2021 Adult Summer Reading Program, participants must:

  • Must be age 18 & older
  • Register online or call the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368

How do I sign up for the 2020 Adult Summer Reading Program? 

How do I earn prizes?

  • Read a total of 20 hours
  • Report your progress online or call the Reference Desk

How do I report my reading and activities? 

What kinds of prizes can I earn?

When you complete 20 hours of reading, you can earn the following items:

  • A free book of your choice

Do I have to read just books or can I read other things? 

Participants are welcome to read, or listen, to any of the following formats:

  • Books & eBooks
  • Audiobooks
  • Graphic novels
  • Newpapers
  • Magazines
  • Online articles

Can I checkout books and audiobooks from the library?

Yes! The library is now open by appointment only and also offers Contactless Checkout. To learn more about making an appointment visit the following website. To learn more about Contactless Checkout,  visit this website

Where do I pick up my prizes?

Participants can pick up their prizes by calling the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1398.

The 2021 Reading Colors Your World Adult Summer Program is sponsored the Monterey Park Friends of the Library. To learn more about the Friends of the Library, or to join, log on to http://www.montereypark.ca.gov/303/Friends-of-the-Library