Are you ready for Summer Reading Challenge 2023? Summer Reading Challenge (SRC) is ready for you! Summer Reading Challenge is here and runs Saturday, June 3 – Sunday, July 30 this year and is open to all ages with special challenges for tots, kids, teens, and adults.

We invite you to join us as we celebrate kindness, friendship, and community "All Together Now."

Track your reading, attend library programs, and complete bonus activities to earn prizes and weekly raffle opportunities. Join us for live performers twice a week, storytimes, craft and DIY programs, music programs, book discussions, and much more. 

Sign up

Sign up online today or stop by the library to sign up. You can also sign up via the READsquared app available in Google Play and The App Store. When you sign up, you'll receive a reusable, canvas tote bag, perfect for your library hauls. Bags available beginning 6/3 at Youth Service and Information desks while supplies last.  

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See what's happening for Kids and Adults
There's plenty of fun for everyone! Find all summer event details via our Happenings programming guide or 
Web Calendar.

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Challenge prizes and raffles

Tots, Kids, and Teens
All youth participants will receive a canvas tote bag* and coupons for free or discounted admission to Ohio State Parks and the Ohio State Fair when they sign up. Completing the challenge earns you a book! 

Tots weekly raffle prizes: Clubhouse tent; Castle Tent; Dinosaur Tent; Ocean Tent 

Kids weekly giftcard raffle prizes:
Grove City: Mona's Eats & Treats; Big Bounce; Strawser's Candy & Ice Cream Shop; Putt and Play
Westland: W.G. Grinders; Tony's Coneys; Rollhouse Bowling; Amy's Donuts

Teen weekly gift card raffle prizes: 
Grove City: Skylarks Toys & Comics; Transcend Coffee; Tammy's Pizza; Plato's Closet
Westland: W. G. Grinders; Tony's Coneys; Amy's Donuts; Plato's Closet

Adult (ages 18+) 
Adults will receive a canvas tote bag* and coupons* for free or discounted admission to Ohio State Parks and the Ohio Renaissance Festival when they sign up. (*Bags and coupons while supplies last.) After submitting five reviews, adults will receive a journal milestone prize while supplies last. Grand prize gift card raffle will be held at the end of the summer. 

Special SRC Performers & Presenters
Join us for live entertainment for youth on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Morning performances are at 10:30 am, afternoon performances at 1:30 p.m. 

Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m. at Westland Area Library and 1:30 p.m. at Grove City Library.
Thursdays: 10:30 a.m. at Grove City Library and 1:30 p.m. at Westland Area Library.

Updated 6/9/2023


Library Hours

Mon-Thu      9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Grove City Library

3959 Broadway
Grove City, OH 43123

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Westland Area Library

4740 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43228

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