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Read like a Champion this Summer!

The Washington Nationals are committed to helping our community during these difficult times and beyond. One way we have always done that is to partner with local libraries to promote summer reading. We are proud to partner this year with all of the library systems in the DMV region to help bring summer reading to as many people as possible. Click the button for your library system below to learn more about the summer reading program in your area.

DC Public Library

Everyone can get in on the fun this summer by participating in DC Public Library's virtual Summer Challenge! By reading just 20 minutes each day, whether it is a book, magazine or blog, you can keep your mind engaged while earning prizes, including tickets to a future Nationals game! Visit the link below to register and to learn more!

Prince George’s County Memorial Library

“Imagine Your Story,” is a virtual “Summer @ Your Library” ([email protected]) program for all ages. “Imagine Your Story” is the first online-only summer reading and engagement program in the history of the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, ensuring that all Prince Georgians can safely engage with the Library and our beloved hometown baseball team as the community recovers from the public health emergency. The program will run through August 21. Visit the link below to learn more!

Military Reading Programs

Fairfax County Public Library

Fairfax County Public Library helps make reading fun by providing tools, access and incentives during the Summer Reading Adventure. The Summer Reading Adventure runs June 12 through August 14 and invites all children and teens—birth through high school—to read for fun over the summer. The theme in 2020 is "Imagine Your Story!"

Download your gameboard and start completing your challenges here!

Loudoun County Public Library

Loudoun County’s Summer Reading Program is going digital! Register online to view your age-specific challenge card. Complete the 16 listed challenges or substitute a challenge by reading for 30 minutes or attending an online program. Turn in your challenge card by August 23 to be entered into our Grand Prize drawing. Check out our online calendar to view all our great virtual programs this summer!

Alexandria Public Library

Kids and teens, ages birth through 18, are invited to sign up for Alexandria Library's SummerQuest program, running now through September 6. Read and complete activities to earn Washington Nationals tickets and a free book. Also, don't forget to check out our fabulous virtual programs for the whole family happening all summer!

Arlington Public Library

Join Arlington Public Library’s all-online Summer Reading Challenge! Explore tons of fun online programs and challenges and support the Arlington Food Assistance Center while you read! Visit the link below to register and to learn more!

Montgomery County Public Library

Join Montgomery County Public Libraries' Summer Read and Learn program today! Our theme is "Imagine Your Story," so celebrate summer with all things fantasy and adventure! The program runs June 15 - August 31. Summer Read and Learn is for all kids ages 0-17. We've gone completely virtual, so visit our to sign up using Beanstack. Here you'll also find printable gameboards, graded booklists, links to our virtual programs and more!