Community Resources

Thurgood Marshall Community Resources

Free First Thursdays – There are many great cultural events available to families in our area for free!


Summer Book Reading Programs

Seattle Mariners Summer Slugger – Each week, students complete a series of fun, interactive baseball-themed Math and Literacy games. Aligns with State and National standards in math and literacy. (June-August)

Book IT Reading Program – Students can earn free pizza from Pizza Hut for tracking the amount of time they read.

Chuck E. Cheese Summer Reading Program – Simply track progress on these printable incentive charts by marking the days off with a pen or sticker as your kids accomplish their goals, then bring in a completed calendar or behavior chart to Chuck E. Cheese and receive 10 free play points or tokens as a reward.

UW Summer Reading Program

Enter Code: huskiesread2022 (all lower case)

– Participants read at least 30 minutes a day over 30 separate days to earn a Husky reward and reading certificate.  (**Make sure they save the code because they will need to use it TWICE.**)

Seattle Public Library-Summary of Reading

(June 21-August 29)

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program

This summer, kids in grades 1-6 earn a FREE book.  Read any eight books and record them in your Summer Reading Journal.

When you’re done, bring it to a Barnes & Noble store and choose your free book! Redeemable 7/1-8/31. Learn more about the free Barnes and Noble book! Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the website. (July 1-August 31)

Half Price Books Summering Reading Camp (Online) – Submit reading log and receive a reading reward at the end of the month.

Scholastic Learn At Home

-This site has some engaging activities for reading over the summer. (May 9 – August 19)

Reading Rockets

This site has a lot of information about reading, and it has suggestions for activities that families can do over the summer that integrate reading.

PBS Kids Read

This site has reading activities and strategies for families

Sesame Street Reading Adventures

This site has read out louds, games, adventures

Reading is Fundamental

This site has a ready road trip and activities that include travel brochure, Bingo card and road map.  There is a fee for books.