We're half way through Southington Public Library's 2016 Summer Reading Program for Teens! Congratulations to the winners so far:
7/5 Patrick B. won a $25 Kiwi Spoon gift card. He read "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.
7/11 Lily H. won a $25 Dunkin' Donuts gift card. She read "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green.
7/18 Danielle H. won a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card. She read "The Eye of the World" by Robert Jordan.
7/25 Kayleigh M. won a $25 AMC Theatres gift card. She read "Pisces" by Rachel Medhurst.
Remember, you've got to be in it to win it! So for every book, audiobook, magazine, graphic novel, or comic you read, fill out an entry form here or in the Library and be entered into the weekly drawing for gift cards! And on August 22 is the Grand Prize Drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card, a $75 Amazon gift card, and a $50 Amazon gift card.
Well three more summer weeks have past and we have picked three more winners in Southington Library's Summer Reading Program for Teens.
July 28 - Kelly A. won a $25 Amazon gift card
August 4 - Donna M. won a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
August 11 - Jared C. won a $25 Amazon gift card
There are only two drawings left -- August 18 and 25 -- who will win? For each book, audiobook, comic book, and magazine you read this summer, fill out an entry form (located near the Information Desk) to be entered into the weekly drawing. And don't forget that ALL entries in the Summer Reading Program for Teens will be entered into the August 25 Grand Prize Drawing for a Kindle Fire.
We are well into the third week of Southington Library's Summer Reading Program for Teens. Lots of teens have been filling out entry forms (located near the information desk) for each book, audiobook, comic book, and magazine they've read this summer. And Southington's teens have been reading a lot... that's great!
Congratulations to the three winners thus far...
July 7 - Alexa T. won a $25 Dunkin' Donuts gift card
July 14 - Aaron J. won a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
July 21 - Allie S. won a $25 iTunes gift card
Who will win the drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card next Monday, July 28?! Or the grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire on August 25?! As the saying goes, "You've got to be in it to win it." So keep reading and filling out those entry forms!
This week, the organization Reading is Fundamental, the nation's largest nonprofit organization devoted to children's literacy, is celebrating "Reading is Fun Week."
While you may not have much time to read for fun right now because the end of the school year is looming, you can certainly look forward to summer days and reading strictly for pleasure.
What's on your summer reading list? Right now, I'm reading "The Impossible Knife of Memory" by Laurie Halse Anderson and looking forward to reading "Hollow City" by Ransom Riggs, the second book in the Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children series.
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