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SUMMER READING 2018

JUNE 2 – JULY 29

We would like to thank the sponsors of the 2018 Summer Reading Program for their support:

Airtime Trampoline & Game Parks of Novi, Bead Bohemia, Bunchy’sBurger King on Grand River in Farmington, Camp Casey, Chipolte, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Dairy Queen on 8 Mile Road in Farmington Hills, Dancing Feats, The Detroit Zoo, Drakeshire Lanes, dROP Aquatics, Farmington Downtown Development Authority, Farmington Friends of the Library, Farmington Hills Special Services, Farmington Players, The Henry Ford, Hersh Beattie Orthodonics, The Ideal BiteLegoland and Discovery Center, Leo’s Coney Island Farmington Hills, Lil’ KickersLos Tres Amigos, Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum Michigan Science Center, Oakland County Parks and Recreation, Peterlin’sPLUS SkateboardingThe Robot Garage Inc. Sea Life Michigan,  Silver Dairy,  Sport N’ Fun, Target, Total Sports Complex, Tre Sorelle, ​Zap Zone

 

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Adult and ESL Summer Challenge

Ages 18 and Over

Complete as many challenges and log as many books as you want from June 2-July 29.

Play the Adult Summer Challenge Online or use a paper game sheet and put a check mark next to each challenge you complete. To print a paper log for Adult Summer Reading, click here. Turn in your paper game by July 29.

Each completed challenge and book logged earns you one entry into our prize drawing. The drawing will be held on Monday, July 30. Winners will be contacted by phone or email. Complete at least one challenge and receive* a Buy-One/Get-One FREE entree card, courtesy of Chipotle. *While supplies last, one per person.

For ESL Community Members:

Is English your second (or third, or fourth) language?
Adults 18 and up can participate in Adult Summer Challenge, or you can choose to use our English as a Second Language version. The challenges and logging are the same as above, but we have tailored the Summer Reading challenge specifically for non-native English speakers.

To play online, click here.
To print a paper log for ESL Summer Challenge, click here.

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Teen Summer Reading

6th grade through 12th grade

We’ve got some great programs planned for this summer, and you’re invited to join us for any and all of them!

To add time to your log, you can read (books, ebooks, graphic novels, magazines, newspapers, online stories, etc.), listen (audiobooks), and participate (attend programs at the Library).

Register here to log your reading and activities this summer!

Don’t want to be tied to a computer all the time? You can also pick up a memory aid at both branches of the Library. To print out the memory aid click here.

Every 5 hours logged earns you an entry into weekly prize drawings; every 30 hours logged earns you entries into grand prize drawings. Good luck – and have fun reading!

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Children’s Summer Reading

Birth Through 5th Grade

Pick up a reading log from the Children’s Reference Desk at either Library starting June 2 through July 15 and start reading! Bring your reading log to the Library to make guesses or to claim prizes. For every hour you read, you will receive a guess for our guessing box. Each week, one reader wins the box! Reading for 12 hours earns you an entry into the Sweepstakes Drawing and one coupon to select a free book at our Scholastic Book Fair. Reading more than 12 hours earns you additional guesses – 1 for every hour – until July 29. Prizes are not awarded on the day you register.

For more information on all our other Children’s programs Click here.

 

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