Participating McDonald's in Utah and the Utah Governor's Commission on Literacy will offer a summer reading kickoff celebration Saturday, June 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The first 100 children at each McDonald's restaurant will receive a free Scholastic book and free ice cream cones will be served during the event. Go HERE for more information.
Also on Saturday, the Salt Lake City Library System kicks off its summer reading program. Go HERE for information about this program, which allows children to earn prizes and attend fun events at libraries throughout the city, and Saturday's party.
Here are some other fun programs designed to keep children reading all summer long: