june, 2019

01jun9:00 am10aug(aug 10)5:00 pmREADY, SET, READ! 2019 Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge

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With a goal to keep academic skills sharp during the summer and encourage daily reading among the whole family, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings (for his final year) will join Dallas families to kick off the 2019 Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge. The program encourages daily reading of books, newspapers, magazines, audiobooks and e-books.

Participants can enjoy fantastic prizes and more than 2,500 weekly STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) activities offered throughout the summer at neighborhood locations.


June 1 – August 10, 2019 with registration open all summer.


Various locations.

Festival of Books and Ideas Kickoff (June 1) and special kickoff parties that will take place at every library location on Saturday, June 1 (or throughout the week). These include carnival games, space-themed parties, a 90s party, fire truck show and tell, animal shows, STEAM activities, musical performers and more. (Check with each local library for specific details.)


Registration is now underway at any of the 29 Dallas library locations or online at dallaslibrary.org/msrc.

Participants who sign up by June 1 will be entered in a drawing for

four tickets to see Aladdin at the Music Hall at Fair Park.

To sign up or learn more, go to dallaslibrary.org/msrc or call 214-670-1671.


June 1 (Saturday) 9:00 am - August 10 (Saturday) 5:00 pm CST


Dallas Public Libraries


Dallas Public Library214.670.1400

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