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Summer Reading 2021

Summer Reading Program: June 21 – August 15

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), keep track of your summer reading, and then visit back here to enter your reading into the form for a chance at cool prizes. Entries are accepted through the Google Form (click “Record Your Reading”) from June 21 – August 15. All Grand Prize raffles will be pulled after August 15. 

We have a new and improved form this year that easier than ever! 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 or stop by the reference desk next time you visit the library.

Skip to instructions: Adults  |  Teens  |  Children (Grades 1-5)  |  Children (Birth – Kindergarten)

Record your Reading

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Adults

Adults ages 18+

Receive one raffle ticket towards the prize of your choice for every new book you read. Each entry is also entered into an additional Grand Prize raffle for a Kindle Paperwhite, complete with an appointment to set it up to work with free eBooks from the library! 

Adult Prize Raffles

$50 Gift Certificate to The Corner Bar
$50 Gift Certificate to Cavaniola’s Gourmet
$50 Gift Certificate to Blooming Shells
$50 Gift Certificate to Matriark
One Individual Membership to the Sag Harbor Cinema
Two tickets to the Long Island Aquarium
Additional Grand Prize Drawing: Kindle Paperwhite

Teens

Entering Grades 6-12

Teens, submit a form for your reading (up to 10 hours can be submitted with each form) and get a raffle ticket for each hour! Finished the book? Submit a book review for two extra raffle tickets. There are 5 prize baskets that will be given out at the end of the Summer Reading program as well as weekly prizes that you can enter to win.

Once you have read for 20 hours, you have completed the summer reading program and you can stop by the library to pick out a prize book. 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 15. All entries must be received by the end of the day on August 15 to be eligible. Please email teens@johnjermain.org for any questions that you may have. Happy reading!

Teen Weekly Raffle Prize Themes

June 21 – June 27: Sag Harbor Books Gift Card
June 28 – July 4: Grindstone Coffee & Donuts Gift Card
July 5 – July 11: Long Island Aquarium (2 tickets)
July 12 – July 18: Goldberg’s Famous Bagels Gift Card
July 19 – July 25: Flying Point Surf Gift Card
July 26 – August 1: BuddhaBerry Gift Card
August 2 – August 8: Kites of the Harbor Gift Card
August 9 – August 15: Harbor Market & Kitchen Gift Card

Teen Grand Prize Raffle Themes

Art Bundle
Beach Bundle
Book Bundle
Game Bundle
Sport Bundle

Bigs: Grades 1-5

Every hour you read equals one raffle ticket, and you can fill out up to 10 hours of reading each time you fill out the form. Raffle tickets go towards a weekly prize based on the day you submit your form (pulled weekly), and there is an additional Grand Prize of a Kids Kindle Fire Tablet we’ll pull after August 15. All entries must be logged online to receive a raffle ticket, but if you would like a printed log to keep track for yourself, you can print this one, or ask for one at the children’s reference desk. 

Once you have read for 10 hours you have completed the summer reading program! Stop by the children’ reference desk once you’re done and pick up your free book. And don’t forget about our summer reading themed Page Turner Adventures videos, available weekly along the summer reading theme Tails & Tales!

Bigs Weekly Raffle Prize Themes

June 21 – June 27: Outdoors 
June 28 – July 4: Beach
July 5 – July 11: Arts & Crafts
July 12 – July 18: Games & Puzzles
July 19 – July 25: Books
July 26 – August 1: Harry Potter
August 2 – August 8: Sports
August 9 – August 15: STEAM
Additional Grand Prize Drawing: Kids Kindle Fire 7 Tablet

Littles: Birth – Kindergarten

Parents, tell us what your child, or you and your child, have been reading! They will receive one chance into the weekly raffle for each book entered into the form. Repeat books and books you’ve read to your child count, just keep reading! Raffle tickets go towards a weekly prize (pulled weekly) based on the day you submit your form, and there is an additional Grand Prize of a Kids Kindle Fire Tablet pulled after August 15. All entries must be logged online to receive a raffle ticket, but if you would like a printed log to keep track for yourself, you can print this one, or ask for one at the children’s reference desk. 

You can log up to 20 books per form- if you’ve read more books, you can restart the form again to add more. Once you have read 40 books you have completed the summer reading program! Stop by the children’ reference desk once you’re done and pick up a free book. And don’t forget about our summer reading themed Page Turner Adventures videos, available weekly along the summer reading theme Tails & Tales!

Littles Weekly Raffle Prize Themes

June 21 – June 27: Outdoors 
June 28 – July 4: Beach
July 5 – July 11: Arts & Crafts
July 12 – July 18: Games & Puzzles
July 19 – July 25: Books
July 26 – August 1: Animals
August 2 – August 8: Sports
August 9 – August 15: STEAM
Additional Grand Prize Drawing: Kids Kindle Fire 7 Tablet

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