The Chelsea District Library is proud to present the 2021 online Summer Reading Program. With reading challenges for every age, from babies and toddlers to adults, you can make this year your best summer of reading yet!

This year's Summer Reading theme is Reading Colors Your World, and CDL staff encourage you to read widely and diversely this year as you log your reading hours and complete fun activities.

Information about our program can be found below along with registration links. Need help? Call 734-475-8732 ext 219 OR email

All Ages Summer Reading Program

All Ages Register Here

This year, all ages of readers can sign up for Summer Reading online.

  • Click the registration button above. You can pre-register starting May 15th, but books and activities logged won't count until June 10th.
  • Create one account for the whole family, then add individual readers.
  • 2021 sign-up tutorial coming soon! (Check out this video tutorial from 2020 for a good overview in the meantime).

How does the Summer Reading Game work?

  • Adults, teens, and children will register for age appropriate summer reading challenges.
  • Read, read, read to earn badges and win prizes, including a book of your choice.
  • In addition to reading badge prizes, earn tickets for the Grand Prize Drawings of your choice!
  • Earn extra tickets for our Grand Prize Drawings by completing activity badges that include virtual and safe, limited contact activities at home and in your neighborhood.
  • Video tutorial for logging your books coming soon! (Click here for a 2020 tutorial in the meantime).

Grand Prizes

Youth Grand Prizes:  An Aberdeen Bike Gift card, a Fairy Garden kit, a family pass to Greenfield Village and more!

Teen Grand Prizes: Guitar kits, instant cameras, bluetooth headphones, $100 gift cards and more!

Adult Grand Prizes: $50 gift cards to local Chelsea businesses such as the Common Grill, BBQ 52, the Garden Mill and more!

Grand Prize winners will be announced after  July 31.

Thank You to Our 2021 Summer Reading Program Sponsors and Donors!