Join us for our first annual Summer Reading Challenge! Kids, teens, and adults are challenged to read 15 minutes a day this summer to earn prizes.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for bonus challenges, activities, and virtual story times!


How to Participate

Read *15 minutes a day between June 1 and July 31, 2021

Engage with us on Facebook and Instagram

Attend one of our virtual story times and earn 15 minutes. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for a schedule of story times!

Log your book title and reading time with our Reading Tracker

Return your completed tracker to any Equity Bank location to receive your prize! Don't feel like leaving the house? You can also return your tracker by scanning or emailing a photo to us at marketing@equitybank.com!

*To qualify for the prize and completion of the challenge, readers must have logged a cumulative total of 915 minutes throughout the duration of the campaign.

Download your free challenge Reading Tracker and start reading!

Log your reading every day with our free reading tracker. Once you've completed your tracker, return it to an Equity Bank location to receive your prize.


We want to put an end to problematic literacy statistics.


63% of high school graduates are reading below level1

20% of Americans read below the level needed to earn a living wage2

61% of children lack books at home3

1. NAEP The Nation's Report Card, October, 2015
2. National Institute for Literacy, Fast Facts on Literacy
3. Reading is Fundamental, rif.org, 2021

Together, we can support strong youth literacy. A partner you can bank on.