Summer Reading Program

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Improve your reading skills this summer!

2019 Summer Reading Programs for Children and Adults

City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program as a community service to families throughout Santa Cruz. Since 1988, this program has helped students in our community to build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading. The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction.

For program locations and schedules in your area, or to enroll online, select a program level below:

For more information, or to enroll by phone, please call 1-800-964-8888.

Program coordinators are available Mon-Fri - 5 am- 7 pm, Sat - 5 am- 4 pm, and Sun - 7 am- 3 pm. 

For program locations and schedules in your area, select a program level above. The summer reading programs are available in Santa Cruz, and other locations throughout the area.