Annual Reports

Since 2010, DoD-MWR Summer Reading has promoted summer learning, improved performance during the school year, and developed a life-long love of reading. DoD-MWR Summer Reading has created fun family time, encouraged reading at home, and helped build community for military personnel.

 

2016 Annual Report: Read for the Win

Sports, the Olympics, and achievement

 

2015 Annual Report: Read to the Rhythm

Music and dance

 

2014 Annual Report: Paws to Read

Pets and animals

 

2013 Annual Report: Have Book Will Travel

Travel, types of transportation, and geography

 

2012 Annual Report: Reading is So Delicious

Food, eating right, exercise

 

2011 Annual Report: Midsummer Knight's Read

Medieval times and fantasy

 

2010: Voyage to Book Island

Oceans, vacations, and treasure hunts

2016: READ FOR THE WIN!

38,283,048 minutes read

Every reader a winner!


Summer Reading Research

Click here to learn more about the history and impact of summer reading programs.

Prevent Summer Slide

Parents of children enrolled in library summer reading programs reported that their children spent more time reading over the summer, read more books, were well prepared for school in the fall, and read more confidently. Click here to learn more.

DoD-MWR Summer Reading

  • Promotes summer learning
  • Improves school performance in the fall
  • Develops a love of reading
  • Creates fun family time
  • Builds community