Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World

 Summer Reading registration opens on Tuesday, May 30!

How do yBuild a Better World Logoou register?

  • Starting Tuesday, May 30, register in person for our kids’ program (up to grade 5), and online or in person for our teen program (entering grades 5 through 12) and adult programs.
  • Pick up a reading record at our Youth Services Desk, for the kids’ program, or at our Adult Services Desk, for the teen and adult programs

You can register all summer long – but if you register the first week (May 30-June 4), you will win a raffle ticket: enter our drawings for the chance to win one of four baskets of prizes!

How do you participate?

Achivement levels for pre-readers:

  • Read 8 books: earn a plastic book bag
  • Read 20 books: earn an Earth Day recycle bracelet
  • Read 40 books: earn a collection of coupons
  • Read 60 books: earn an earth ball
  • Read 80 books: earn a free book!

Saturday, August 5, is the last day to turn in reading records!

You can also attend library programs: 1 program is equal to 2 windows on your reading record, so the more programs you attend, the more books you earn! See all library Summer Reading programs by clicking here.

Achievement levels for readers:

  • Read for 2 hours: earn a plastic book bag
  • Read for 5 hours: earn an Earth Day recycle bracelet
  • Read for 10 hours:  earn a collection of coupons
  • Read for 15 hours: earn an earth ball
  • Read for 20 hours: earn a free book!

You can also attend library programs: 1 program is equal to 2 windows on your reading record, so the more programs you attend, the more hours you earn! See all library Summer Reading programs by clicking here.

Saturday, August 5, is the last day to turn in your reading records!

Achievement levels for teens and adults:

  • Read 5 books: choose from assorted prizes (see below)
  • Read 10 books: choose from assorted prizes (below)
  • Read 15 books: receive an entry slip for the grand prize drawing to win iPad mini
  • For 5 books read, after 15: receive an additional entry slip for the grand prize drawing

You can also attend library programs: 1 program is equal to 1 book on your reading record, so the more programs you attend, the more books you earn! See all library Summer Reading programs by clicking here.

Saturday, August 5, is the last day to turn in your reading records!

What prizes can you earn?

All ages:

  • Pre-registration raffle! If you register for Summer Reading during the first week of registration (Tuesday, May 30-Sunday, June 4), you receive a raffle ticket: enter your ticket for a chance to win one of four raffle baskets:

Kids program:

  • Level one (8 books for pre-readers, or 2 hours for readers): plastic book bag
  • Level two (20 books for pre-readers or 5 hours for readers): Earth Day recycle bracelet
  • Level three (40 books for pre-readers or 10 hours for readers): collection of coupons
  • Level four (60 books for pre-readers or 15 hours for readers): earth kick balls
  • Level five (80 books for pre-readers or 20 hours for readers): free book!

 

Two lucky readers will win our kids’ grand prize: the Kindle for Kids Bundle!

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Teen and adult programs:

After reading five (5) books, select one of the following from our grab bag:

  • Pen and notepad
  • Tote bag
  • Tool and light keychain
  • Cube puzzle
  • Deck of cards

After reading ten (10) books, select one of the following from our grab bag:

  • Travel tumbler
  • Sticky-note block
  • Coloring journal and coloring pencils
  • Spiral notebook

After you’ve read ten books, keep reading! When you reach fifteen (15) books, you will be entered into the drawing for our grand prize: an iPad Mini! For every additional five books after that, you will receive another drawing entry – the more you read, the more chances you have to win!

There will be one iPad winner for the teen program, and one iPad winner for the adult program.

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When does Summer Reading end?

Saturday, August 5, is the last day to submit your reading record.

Do you have questions about Summer Reading at your library?

Contact us! For questions about our kids’ program, call the Youth Services Department, at 614-837-4104, ext. 231. For questions about our teens’ and adults’ programs, call the Adult Services Department, at 614-837-4104, ext. 233.

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Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World

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