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Summer Reading 2020

Announcement: Summer Reading 2020 is now over! Prize winners have been pulled and contacted, and we thank everyone who participated!


Extended Dates! Summer Reading Program: June 1-August 21

Have fun reading and earn chances for some great prizes by participating in our summer reading club! Read the instructions for your age group (below), and come back regularly to fill out our summer reading form to record your reading. It’s the same form for everyone- it’s easy! If you don’t have a computer, or need any help, the library staff will be available to assist you- just call us at (631) 725-0049.

Skip to instructions: Adults, Teens, Children

Record Your Reading

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Registra tu lectura

Adults

Adults ages 18+

Join the adult summer reading club! Simply enter information into our online form for each book you read, including a short review. Every book you enter will count as one chance in a drawing of your choice. All entries must be received by the end of the day on August 21 to be eligible. All raffles will be pulled after August 21. If you don’t have a computer, or need any help, just call us at (631) 725-0049!

Teens

Entering Grades 6-12

Teens, submit a new form for every hour you read and get a raffle ticket for each hour! Finished the book? Write a review at the bottom of the form to earn 2 extra raffle tickets! There are 10 prizes, and for each form you will select a raffle prize option of your choice. 

Once you have read for 20 hours, you have completed the summer reading program, and will be emailed a certificate of completion and a form to fill out for 1 free book to choose from out of a given list of titles as your prize. If you do not have an email, you may call us to ask for the book choices and what book you would like as your prize. You may continue to go over the given number of hours to earn more raffle tickets until the end of the summer reading program on August 21. All entries must be received by the end of the day on August 21 to be eligible. The raffles will be pulled after the end of the reading club.  Please email teens@johnjermain.org for any questions that you may have. Happy reading!

Children: Bigs & Littles

Bigs: Ages 7-11

Littles: Birth-Age 6

Choose the age-appropriate summer reading group in the form drop-down and fill out the information. 

For Littles: for every hour that you read you will fill out the form and earn 1 raffle ticket to have placed in a prize jar of your choosing. 

For Bigs: for every book that you read, you will fill out the form and give us a short book review to receive 1 raffle ticket to have placed in a prize jar of your choosing. If you read a book that is more than 250 pages you will receive an extra 2 raffle tickets to be placed in the same prize jar. 

Once you have read for 10 hours or reviewed 10 books, you have completed the summer reading program! You will be emailed a certificate of completion and a form to fill out for 1 free book to choose from out of a given list of titles as a guaranteed final prize. If you do not use email, you may call us to ask for the book choices and what book you would like as your prize. You may continue to record hours or books in the summer reading form to earn more raffle tickets until the end of the summer reading program on August 21. All entries must be received by the end of the day on August 21 to be eligible. The raffles will be pulled after the end of the reading club.  Please email kids@johnjermain.org for any questions that you may have. Happy reading!

Parents: If you need a paper-based log for your kids to record their reading, you can download one here by age group. Please note the paper logs are for your convenience- all reading must be logged in the online Summer Reading form for children to enter the raffles. 

Bigs 2020 Reading Log

Littles 2020 Reading Log