Brush off the winter blues and read with Violet over the holidays at Pickerington Public Library!

Welcome to Pickerington Public Library’s Winter Reading with Violet!
November 22 through January 9

Babies, kids, teens and adults are all invited to brush off the winter blues and read to win!

  • Complete reading activities on a BINGO board-style reading log
  • Complete BINGOs to earn a prize and a raffle entry for a free book!
  • Complete additional BINGOs for more chances to win!

Choose one of the following methods to track your completed activities and BINGOs earned.

  • Pick up a paper BINGO log at either library location OR
  • Download the READsquared app for Apple  OR 
  • Visit

Complete activities on your BINGO board to earn a coupon from our community sponsors. Each line of BINGO completed also enters you into a drawing to win a free book from the Friends of the Pickerington Public Library Book Sale shelf. Need help completing a BINGO activity? Browse the resources below or talk to library staff for suggestions. What counts as reading? Books you own, books from the library, downloaded ebooks and audiobooks. Picture books, chapter books, non-fiction books, comics and magazines count. You can read to yourself, someone can read aloud to you, or you can listen to an audiobook. All reading counts!

Browse READsquared Booklists for reading suggestions chosen by Pickerington Public Library staff.

  • Read an e-Book or Audiobook:(Library card required to sign-in)
  • Overdrive/Libby:Two names, one great resource! Browse by reading level, genre, trending topics, and more. PLSD students can also use Sora.
  • Hoopla:Audiobooks, movies, and music for all ages.
  • BookFlixand Tumblebook Library: Enjoy interactive read-aloud stories, nonfiction, and even language-learning digital books.
  • Read a book published in 2021: Browse new releases on the online catalog. While visiting the library, look for the “New!” sticker on the spine of any library book.
  • Check out an Experience Pass:Browse Experience Passes to visit local museums and organizations for free with your library card.

Thanks to our community sponsors for supporting Winter Reading!

  • Friends of the Pickerington Public Library
  • McDonald’s of Pickerington
  • Cold Stone Creamery
  • Get Air Pickerington
  • Nothing Bundt Cake of Reynoldsburg-Pickerington

Brush off the winter blues and read with Violet over the holidays at Pickerington Public Library!