Come on in!  Please feel free to visit the library, browse our books, and use the computers- no appointments necessary. Plaza Pick-Up will still be available for those who wish contactless pick-up. Follow these safety guidelines when you visit.

Our online resources, e-books, remote programs, and reference services are still available. 

Winter Reading 2020-2021

December 21st through February 22nd.

A cozy tray of a mug of coffee, a candle, a book, in a winter window seat.Have fun reading and earn chances for some great prizes by participating in our winter reading club! Read the instructions for your age group (below), and come back regularly to fill out our winter 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

Submissions are only accepted through the Google Form linked above, but feel free to keep track of what you’ve read and logged for yourself with these paper logs:
Adult Winter Reading Log
Teen Winter Reading Log
Bigs Winter Reading Log
Littles Winter Reading Log

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Adults

ADULTS AGES 18+

Woman in a red plaid shirt reading a book next to a window showing a snowy backdropWe love to hear about your winter reading! Fill out this form for each book you read (or listen to). You will receive one chance to be entered into the raffle of your choice for each book you enter here. Books may only be counted once.

All entries must be received by the end of the day on February 22 to be eligible. All raffles will be pulled after February 22. If you don’t have a computer, or need any help, just call us at (631) 725-0049!

Teens

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 an extra raffle ticket! There are 4 different raffle prizes, and for each form you will select a raffle prize option of your choice. Complete extra tasks for extra raffle tickets- one ticket extra for each live teen program attended, each Take & Make kit you complete, or telling us about a library resource you used.

All entries must be received by the end of the day on February 22 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 winter reading group in the form drop-down and fill out the information. Every entry equals one chance for your chosen raffle prize.

Man reading a book to his baby.

Littles: Fill out the form for every half hour spent reading.

Bigs: Fill out the form for every hour spent reading. 

If you log in your reading at least one time, you will be eligible to pick up free book! You’ll be sent a separate email with a list of book titles to choose from. You can pick up your book prize through our Plaza Pick-Up service or a Grab & Go browsing appointment. Our current hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10:30am -5:30pm, and Saturdays and Mondays, 10:00am -2:30pm. Call 631-725-0049 x0 to find out more information on our services.

All entries must be received by the end of the day on February 22 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!