Summer Reading

2022 Summer Reading Program - June 4 through August 6, 2022

Welcome to Summer Reading! We hope you enjoy this year's reading and activity challenges. Visit the Main Library, Pico Branch, or Montana Avenue Branch to sign up and receive a reading log. You can also register online at or scan the QR code below, starting June 4.

You'll get a free book and tote just for signing up.

Log your reading and activities throughout summer to reach the reading goal of 10 hours for kids, 30 hours for teens. Collect prizes at the Library after completing 5 & 10 hours for kids, 15 & 30 hours for teens.

Babies (0-2)
Free board book

Kids (2-11)
5 hrs. = Treasure trunk toy (various)
10 hrs. = Heal the Bay Aquarium adult pass (One per child; kids have free entrance)

Teens (12 and up)
15 hrs. = $15 gift card
30 hrs. = $100 scholarship prize drawing

Help us reach our community reading goal of 300,000 minutes!

The Santa Monica Public Library Summer Reading Program is sponsored by The Friends of Santa Monica Public Library and Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica.

Contact Us:

601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401