St. Louis County Library’s popular summer reading clubs will kick-off June 1 and run through August 4. The library offers clubs for babies, kids, teens AND adults with fun programs and great prizes for each age group. Participation is free and registration begins June 1; simply stop by any St. Louis County Library branch to sign-up.
Sweat Dreams @ Your Library
Baby Summer Reading Club for ages 0-2
Parents, keep track of how many books you read to your little one and how many library story times you attend on the log sheet you receive when you sign up. Bring the log sheet to the library when you reach each prize stop. Prizes include electronic keys, Giggables and board books. Check www.slcl.org/kids for details.
Dream Big, Read!
Kids Summer Reading Club for ages 3 – entering 5th grade
Kids, track the number of minutes or books read on a special log sheet. Bring your log sheet to the library when you reach each prize stop and earn great prizes. A full line-up of great programs will be featured including live performers, crafts, puppetry, animals, movies, treats, and, of course, stories. Prizes include a chance to win Cardinals tickets and passes to a St. Louis Blues game. Kids who complete the club will receive a pass to one of four Library Nights at the Magic House (pass includes free entry for two people). In addition, kids who complete the SRC bonus round will be entered into a raffle for a Target gift card.
Own the Night
Teen Summer Reading Club for teens entering 6th – 12th grade
Teens can earn points by reading books, magazines, graphic novels, and listening to audiobooks. Register at www.slcl.org/teens, keep track of your reading (teens can log their minutes online), then visit a branch to collect your reward. Programming includes Angry Birds live, henna art tutorials, t-shirt design classes, comic and manga drawing workshops, a zombie invasion and more. Grand prizes include an earbuds, paperbacks, Kindle Fire (one winner per branch!), a mountain bike, a Dell laptop and an iPad 2.
Step Into New Worlds
Adult Reading Club encourages participants to complete 10 books or 50 hours of reading time during the 12–week period (May 29 – August 13, 2012). Individuals who complete either 10 books or 50 hours will be entered into a drawing to win: gift cards from Nordstrom, Barnes & Noble, Starbucks, Companion, and St. Louis Bread Company, Mary Engelbreit tote bags, signed first editions of popular books, tickets from the St. Louis Cardinals and Landmark Theatres. Reading logs must be turned in by August 13th to qualify for prizes.
Summer reading club program guides are available at all SLCL locations. For more information about specific Summer Reading Club events please visit www.slcl.org/events or call 314-994-3300.