Summer reading is a great way to keep learning through the summer months. Research shows that library summer reading clubs and programs are a great way to keep children on track educationally. Children who read during the summer go back to school ready to learn. And, seeing adults read is a great way to model the joy and importance of reading to children.
The Library welcomes you to the Summer Reading Club 2015! There are great prizes and programs this summer that will keep you and your child excited about reading.
Want the details on how to get involved this summer? Click the image below for a presentation (PDF) with the important details about this summer's program.
Click the links on the right side of the Summer Reading Club pages for fun downloads, book suggestions, an interactive online book review forum, and much more!
Register for Summer Reading Club at The Library or through our website. If you register online, print your confirmation email and bring it to your library to receive your materials and registration prize. Click here to download a printable paper registration form. You must be registered as a reading club member to be eligible to win prizes. See below for information on each club.
Each time you check out 5 or more materials at The Library in one visit from June 1 to August 31 you will receive a drawing ticket. Tickets should be filled out and returned to the appropriate container at The Library for a chance to win fun prize baskets.
The Summer Reading Club begins June 1 and ends August 31. All reading logs must be received by August 31 to be eligible for the grand prize drawing. Grand prize winners will be contacted in September to claim their prizes.
June 1 — Club begins - Register to get started and claim your registration prizes. Registration also beings for special Summer Reading programs.
July 1 — Children's club members can begin submitting the first half of the reading log for a midway prize.
August 1 — Completed reading logs can be turned in for completion prizes.
August 22 — Summer Reading Fun Festival at Fort Hunter for reading program, online adventure, and club card finishers. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
August 31 — Summer Reading Club ends. All reading logs must be submitted and completion prizes claimed by this date.
September 30 — All prize drawing winners will be notified to claim their prizes by this date.
Read (or be read to) for 10 hours to complete the program and earn your completion prizes plus a chance to win a Meep X2! Click here to download a printable reading log.
And, don't miss the Summer Reading Fun Festival at Fort Hunter. There are three different ways to earn your way into this special event:
1. Read for 10 hours and earn your completion certificate. It's your pass to get into the festival. Bring it with you August 22!
2. Complete your Club Card. Check out books or come to one of the special programs over the summer to get your card stamped. Get all six spaces stamped and this becomes your pass into the Fun Festival — bring it with you!
3. Complete the Online Adventure to earn a certificate, which becomes your ticket into the festival.
Click here to download a supplemental reading log. Why stop at 10 hours? You can use this if you finish your first log and want to continue to track your reading progress all summer long!
Read books and be entered into random drawings for a variety of prizes. Your first completed reading log counts as your entry to win.
In addition, one lucky teen will be our grand prize winner and receive a Kindle HD7.
Click here to log your reading online.
Click here to download a reading log. | Click here to download a supplemental reading log.
In addition, one lucky adult will be our grand prize winner and receive a Kindle HD7.
Calling all kids, teens and adults! Zengo, a platypus/detective, needs help solving his case! Answering The Library Visionaries' questions and solving Zengo's case will win you admission to the Fun Festival, a certificate, and your name on the Superhero Hall of Fame!
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