Find everything you need to keep rading all summer long at rocread.com  
    This summer, every student is encouraged to enjoy reading with their families. 30 minutes per day. Every day. You can read any title you choose and read as often as you like. Age appropriate reading lists in english and spanish give families a great place to start! 
    Summer Reading for Grades K-12
    The 2017 Summer Reading Initiative for grades K-12 provides Rochester City School students with a list of engaging book titles to read over the summer months. Each student is encouraged to visit their local library, using their grade appropriate list as a guide, and read all summer long.
    Please click here to download a summer reading list:
    Download a reading list today!  
    How do I participate?
    • Visit your local library branch for easy access to books, videos, computers, wi-fi, and more!
    • Using your grade level list as a guide and choose a book that you'd like to read.
    • Enjoy your book!
    All Students (K-12):
    • Complete a book review, then bring it to your school's library for a chance to have your review added to Destiny, the RCSD Online School Library System.


    More Reading Opportunities
    This summer, please visit a branch of the Monroe County or Rochester Public Libraries and sign up for a library card. It's free and easy. Check with your local branch to see what events and programs are scheduled throughout July and August. Visit www.libraryweb.org for a schedule. City recreation centers may also host reading programs which make good fun while you're on summer recess.
    Read all summer. Win prizes!
    Two of our educational reading partners, Raz-Kids and myON, are offering extra reading incentives for students in Rochester this summer. To find out if you are eligible to enter to win prizes, including an iPad, please visit: 
    Raz-Kids (In grades K-2 during the 2016-17 school year)
    myON (In a participating school in grades K-7 during the 2016-17 school year)
    Specific eligibility requirements are available on each resource page linked above, including all contest information, participating grades/schools, and related forms.
    How Can I Help?
    Parents, staff, and community members who would like to lend support to our Summer Reading initiative can do so in the way of volunteerism, book donations, and other types of assistance in our summer learning programs. If you are interested in lending your support, please contact us.