Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock!

 Summer Reading registration opens on Tuesday, May 29!

How do you register?

  • Starting Tuesday, May 29, register in person for our kids’ program and online or in person for our teen and adult programs. You can register at either location of the Pickerington Public Library: Pickerington Main or Sycamore Plaza.
  • Pick up your reading record at either location.
  • You can register all summer long, but if you register the first week (May 29-June 1) you will earn 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 (through age 5) and readers (kindergarten through 5th grade):

  • Read 2 Hours or 8 books: earn a plastic book bag
  • Read 5 Hours or 20 books: earn a lip whistle
  • Read 10 Hours or 40 books: earn a collection of coupons
  • Read 15 Hours or 60 books: earn a smile drum
  • Read 20 Hours or 80 books: earn a free book!

Saturday, August 4, is the last day to turn in reading records!

You can also attend library programs: 1 program is equal to 2 notes 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 teens (completed 6th grade and up) and adults:

  • Read 5 books: choose from assorted prizes
  • Read 10 books: choose from assorted prizes
  • Read 15 books: receive an entry slip for the grand prize drawings
  • For 5 books read, after 15: receive an additional entry slip for the grand prize drawings

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 4, 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 29-Sunday, June 1), you receive a raffle ticket: enter your ticket for a chance to win one of four raffle baskets.

Kids program:

Pick up your prizes after reaching each level:

Level 1: 

Level 2: 

Level 3:

Level 4: 

Level 5:

AND registration in the grand prize drawing!

 

Teen and adult programs:

After reading five (5) books, and then reaching another milestone of ten (10) books, you are eligible to select prizes from our grab bag!

5 Book Prizes: 

10 Book Prizes: 

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

 

So what are these amazing grand prizes?!

Kids: 

Choose from 4 amazing experiences!

  • One year pass to Aha! Children’s Museum
  • Violet Book-It Party (an after-hours dance and food party with Violet the Cow)
  • 2019 Pickerington Community Pool Pass
  • Ride to school in an emergency vehicle, courtesy of the Violet Township Fire Department

Teens: 

Two fantastic grab bags filled with amazing prizes!

Adults: 

Two grand prizes, each consisting of two King’s Island Passes and a COSI pass!

When does Summer Reading end?

Saturday, August 4, is the last day to submit your reading record.

Do you have questions about Summer Reading at your library?

Contact us!

  • For questions about programs at Pickerington Main:
    • Kids’ programs: 614-837-4104, ext. 231
    • Adult and teen programs: 614-837-4104, ext. 233
  • For questions about programs at Sycamore Plaza:
    • Kids’ programs: 614-837-4383, ext. 123
    • Adult programs: 614-837-4383, ext. 124
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