Summer Reading 2017

During the summer we provide Summer Reading Programs for all ages
as well as fun and educational events/classes for all ages.

 

See our great summer events for youth (ages 0-17)!

See our great summer events for adults (ages 18+)!

Our Summer Reading Programs begin June 1 and run through August 18, 2017; Register/Log-in Here

How to register for our Summer Reading Programs:

All of our Summer Reading Programs are online.  Parents should create their account first, then register their children.  Follow the directions and steps to register.  Group registrations are available for group/daycare centers, ask library staff for details.

How our Summer Reading Programs work:

There are 4 programs: Pre-Reader,  Kids (grades 1-5),  Teens (grades 6-12),  and Adult (ages 18+)

 

 

How to "play" our Pre-Reader Summer Reading Program:

 

  • Listen (to books read aloud and/or audiobooks), 1 book is worth 20 points.

  • Earn 1,000 points by August 18 and get a free book & a ticket for the Youth Services BONUS prize drawing.

  • Pick up your sticker sheet at the Youth Services Desk to help you track your reading for the online program.

 

Extra ways to earn more points:

  • Read the required number of books from a booklist to earn 25 points and a badge.

  • Complete a mission and earn 100 points and a badge.

  • Attend a library event to earn 10 points.

  • Play a new game in the online reading program to earn a few extra points.  More games are unlocked as you progress and earn more points.

 

Other prizes you can earn:

  • Record reading time in the month of June and pick a prize from the treasure box.

  • Record reading time in the month of July and pick a prize from the treasure box.

  • Record reading time in the month of August and pick a prize from the treasure box (until August 18).

  • Youth Services BONUS prize drawing (one $100 gift card):   Automatically earn your first ticket when you reach 1,000 points.  Automatically earn additional tickets for every 200 points thereafter, through August 18.

 

New this Year: Get Text Alerts/Reminders!

  • After creating an account, log-in & go to “Account” to set up text alerts for:

    • Reminding you daily or weekly to log your reading

    • Prize pick up (5 days after they were earned)

    • & more!

  • After verifying your cell phone number, you can select which features/frequencies will work best for you.  

 

How to "play" our Kids (entering grades 1-5 in the fall) Summer Reading Program:

  • Read/listen (to books/audiobooks/magazines/graphic novels/etc.), 1 minute is worth 1 point. 

  • Earn 1,000 points by August 18 and get a free book & a ticket for the Youth Services BONUS prize drawing.

 

Extra ways to earn more points:

  • Read the required number of books from a booklist to earn 25 points and a badge.

  • Complete a mission and earn 100 points and a badge.

  • Attend a library event to earn 10 points.

  • Play a new game in the online reading program to earn 10 points.  More games are unlocked as you progress and earn more points.

Other prizes you can earn:

  • Record reading time in the month of June and pick a prize from the treasure box.

  • Record reading time in the month of July and pick a prize from the treasure box.

  • Record reading time in the month of August and pick a prize from the treasure box (by August 18).

  • Youth Services BONUS prize drawing (one $100 gift card):   Automatically earn your first ticket when you reach 1,000 points.

  • Automatically earn additional tickets for every 200 points thereafter, through August 18.

 

New this Year: Get Text Alerts/Reminders!

  • After creating an account, log-in & go to “Account” to set up text alerts for:

    • Reminding you daily or weekly to log your reading

    • Prize pick up (5 days after they were earned)

    • & more!

  • After verifying your cell phone number, you can select which features/frequencies will work best for you.  

 

How to "play" our Teen (entering grades 6-12) Summer Reading Program:

  • Read/listen (to books/audiobooks/magazines/graphic novels/etc.), 1 minute is worth 1 point. 

  • Earn 1,000 points by August 18 and get a free book, a few small gift certificates, & a ticket for the Youth Services BONUS prize drawing (one $100 gift card).

  • For every 100 points you earn, you earn one ticket online for the Teen Grand Prize Drawings.  (Please "get" your tickets online and decide which prize packages you want to put them toward by August 18, 2017.)

 

Extra ways to earn more points:

  • Read from a booklist, complete it and earn 25 points and a badge

  • Complete a mission and earn 100 points and a badge

  • Attend a library event to earn 10 points.

  • Play a new game in the online reading program to earn 10 points.  More games are unlocked as you progress and earn more points.

 

Other prizes you can earn:

  • Halfway Prize!  Earn a piece of candy when you reach 500 points.

  • Youth Services BONUS prize drawing (one $100 gift card):   Automatically earn your first ticket when you reach 1,000 points and for every 200 points thereafter, through August 18.

 

New this Year: Get Text Alerts/Reminders!

  • After creating an account, log-in & go to “Account” to set up text alerts for:

    • Reminding you daily or weekly to log your reading

    • Prize pick up (5 days after they were earned)

    • & more!

  • After verifying your cell phone number, you can select which features/frequencies will work best for you.  

 

How to "play" our Adult (ages 18+) Summer Reading Program:

  • Read/listen (to books/audiobooks/e-books), 1 book is worth 100 points. 

  • For every 100 points you earn, you earn one ticket for the Adult Grand Prize Drawings.  (Please "get" your tickets online and decide which prize packages you want to put them toward by August 18, 2017.)

 

Extra ways to earn more points:

  • Read a book from a booklist to earn 100 points and a badge.

  • Complete a mission and earn 100 points and a badge.

  • Attend a library event to earn 100 points.

  • Play a new game in the online reading program to earn a few extra points.  More games are unlocked as you progress and earn more points.

 

New this Year: Get Text Alerts/Reminders!

  • After creating an account, log-in & go to “Account” to set up text alerts for:

    • Reminding you daily or weekly to log your reading

    • Prize pick up (5 days after they were earned)

    • & more!

  • After verifying your cell phone number, you can select which features/frequencies will work best for you.

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