Summer Lit League: Make the Most of Your World 

Make the Most of Your World! Summer Lit League cartoon cat and dogCalling all young adventurers! Cleveland Public Library is pleased to announce Summer Lit League, an eight-week reading adventure that takes kids and teens on a literary journey around the world. Check out Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Central and South America, all through the magic of books, events, and special library programs—and earn the chance to win prizes along the way.  

Summer Lit League is for kids of all ages, from Tiny Tourists (birth through age 5) to Adventurers (ages 6-12) and Explorers (ages 13-18). The adventure begins June 4, so sign up today at! 

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First 1,000 finishers receive a Chipotle coupon
Beats Headphones
Family 4-pack to the Children’s Museum of Cleveland
Kindle Fire
Southwest Airlines gift card
Tickets to the Summer Lit League finale at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo 

Summer Lit League Weekly Themes:
Week 1: One CLE! Celebrating Cultural Diversity
Week 2: Welcome to Eastern Europe
Week 3: Explore Africa
Week 4: Discover Western Europe
Week 5: Travel to East Asia
Week 6: Journey through the Middle East
Week 7: Tour South Asia
Week 8: Sail to Central & South America, ¡Bienvenido! 

Featured Events: 

Lit League Lounge at Parade
 the Circle
Free Cleveland Cavaliers squishy balls for the first 200 Lit League visitors
Puppet Shows • Special Prizes • Giveaways
Balloon Twisting • Crafts
Sat, Jun 9 | 11am–4pm
Wade Oval at University Circle 

Books on the Edge with Author Tiffany D. Jackson
Enjoy fun in the sun at Edgewater Beach and meet Tiffany D. Jackson, world explorer and YA author of Allegedly and the newly-released Monday’s Not Coming. 
Mon, Jun 18 | 6pm–8pm | Edgewater Beach 

Rick Riordan Presents Aru Shah and the End of Time
Meet New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi as she talks about her middle grade debut, Aru Shah and the End of Time. This fantasy novel is the first in the Pandava series.
Wed, Jul 18 | 10:30am | Main Library,
Brett Hall, 1st Floor 

Summer Lit League Finale Celebration
Complete Lit League and earn two free tickets to the Zoo and Rainforest for our August 4 celebration featuring the Cavs Scream Team, Z107.9, puppet shows, crafts, and the 12:30pm drawing for the Southwest Airlines gift cards (you must be present to win).
Sat, Aug 4 | 10am–2pm | Cleveland
Metroparks Zoo