Summer Reading 2014
• Fun Giveaways
At each Summer Reading Program, participants can select from a variety of fun giveaways! Everyone is an instant winner just for participating!
• Big Prizes (Awarded at Finale)
prizes include a fractured fairy tales book set, an ant
farm, a worm habitat, a Planet Frog live-frog habitat kit, a
crystal-growing kit, a Larry's Lab Polymer Science Kit, a
Test Tubes Discovery Lab, a buckyball, an EZ-View
Birdhouse, a Fun Fly Stick Science Kit, a Dowling Mysteries
Magnet Tube, a Solar Bullet Train, and a Super Solar
Racecar Kit, and four $50 vouchers for Kart Kountry.
• SPARKS Points
Teens and tweens can earn SPARKS points for extra chances to win big prizes at the finale. SPARKS are earned for each tween/teen summer reading program you attend, by completing special Online Investigations and reading challenges, and by visiting Imagination Stations in July.
Spark a Reaction: June 10th–27th
Throughout the month of June, we explored science through weekly, hands-on activities!
Fizz Boom Read: July 2014
Enjoy reading challenges, imagination stations, and special events!
• Reading Challenges: Began Tuesday, July 1st
Children pledge to read at least 30 minutes per week and record their progress in order to win prizes! Reading logs may be picked up at any BCPL location beginning June 22nd. Completed logs must be turned in no later than 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 31st.
To kick off the challenge, tweens & teens can pick up a free Fizz Boom Read bag during regular library hours from July 1st to July 7th. For the reading challenge, they must read 3 books and log their titles on the official Teen Summer Reading site at bcplteen.blogspot.com. Participants earn 3 SPARKS for each completed book, with a maximum of 9 points earned per participant. All titles must be logged online by 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 24th.
Blast Off: The Science of
Sounds of Science
Humpty Dumpty's Dilemma
Summer Reading Finale
The Summer Reading wrap party will be at
Ridgway Memorial on Saturday, July 26th.
Join us to seal our 2014 time capsule, plus there will be fun activities and refreshments.
And don't forget the Big Prize drawings!
Register for our 2014 Finale »
last updated 7/1/14