INFOhio

Summer Reading

Find the Right Book for You

Book Nook. Explore, share, and create video book trailers for your favorite books. See what other students from around the state have enjoyed reading.
IWonder: Do you want to find the perfect book? For grades 3 and up. Check out some of the fun summer reading ideas in INFOhio's IWonder.

Read an eBook

BookFlix. For grades PreK-3. Listen and read. Storybooks, e-books, videos, games, and more.
Early World of Learning. For grades PreK-3. Look, listen, and read. Includes stories, nursery rhymes, songs, games, and videos.
INFOhio’s eBook Collection is available through ISearch. For grades 4 and up. From your search results, look for eBooks on the My Library tab or the eBooks & Videos tab. The INFOhio eBook Collection contains titles available for online viewing or download to electronic devices. The collection includes thousands of public domain ebook titles from Project Gutenberg.
Literature Online: American & English Literature. For grades 8 and up. Full-text searchable works available as part of INFOhio’s Core Collection. Includes poetry, drama and fiction.
Ohio Digital Library Kids Collection. Use your public library card to read eBooks. To find out if your public library participates, click here.
Ohio Digital Library Teens Collection. Use your public library card to read eBooks. To find out if your public library participates, click here.
Storyline Online. Screen Actors Guild members read children’s stories aloud, with visuals from the books and background music. Author and performer information, activities and lesson plans for each book.
SYNC Audiobooks for Teens. SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 27, 2017 SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.

Summer Learning Activities

Police Beach Bag (K-3): Explore the World of Work: Police Officer. This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families and schools by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide while learning about what it's like to be a police officer.
President Beach Bag (K-3): Explore the World of Work: President. This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families and schools by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide while learning about what it's like to be the President or other elected official.
Vet Beach Bag (K-3): Explore the World of Work: Veterinarian. This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families and schools by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide while learning about what it's like to be a veterinarian.
Transportation Beach Bag (K-3): On the Move. This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide with fun activites and free printable books.
Pets Beach Bag (K-3): Perfect Pets. This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide with fun activites and free printable books.
Food Beach Bag (K-3): The Foods We Eat. This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide with fun activites and free printable books.
Weather Beach Bag (K-3): Weather, Weather Everywhere. This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide with fun activites and free printable books.
Neighborhood Beach Bag (K-3): What's in Your Neighborhood? This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide with fun activites and free printable books.
Garbage Beach Bag (K-3): Where Does the Garbage Go? This "beach bag," offered free to all Ohio families and schools by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents and teachers an easy way to help children practice their reading skills and combat the summer slide while learning about recycling.
Camp Grade 4-5: Camp INFOhio. Camp INFOhio contains five days of reading, activities, and experiments centered on STEAM topics. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math. Kids can try their hand at code breaking, conduct science experiments with items they find in the kitchen, learn about roller coasters before designing their own, and create their own musical instruments. It's offered free to all Ohio families and schools by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education.
Book Nook. Explore, share, and create video book trailers for your favorite books. Once you've read a book you like, create your own book trailer and submit it to Book Nook to share it with others.

Parents: Find more summer reading suggestions at www.infohio.org/goto/ebooks. Learn more about summer learning activities at www.infohio.org/goto/summerlearning.