Adult Summer Reading Program

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Adult Summer Reading Program
June 11 - August 11, 2018
Read a book, submit an entry, and win great prizes.

Enter online


Print and bring in entry

Prizes are $10 gift certificates to local businesses:

Participating in this year’s summer reading program is fun and easy, and of course, there are always great prizes! For each book read or listened to, fill out an entry form. Return entry forms to the Reference Desk or submit them online for a chance to win gift certificates from local businesses.

We also have a bonus challenge this year. Complete activities on the bonus card for a chance to win a grand prize at the end of the program. Check back for details.

Libraries Rock Bonus Drawing

Earn one entry for every activity you complete!

1. Complete one or more activities:

  • Check out and listen to a "Blind Date with a CD" disc from the display in the Library.
  • Reread a book that made your heart sing the first time you read it.
  • Attend a Library program, on your own or with family.
  • Read the first book in a series. *
  • Write a note to someone telling them how they ROCK!
  • Read a book from the PBS "Great American Read" list. *
  • Visit a park or natural area and spend some time listening to the music of nature.
  • Take a selfie with a book you like, post it to social media, and tag us. (@gracedowlibrary on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest)
  • Check out a CD from the Library by an artist you've never listened to before.
  • Sing a song (in the shower counts!)
  • Ask someone to tell you about their favorite music.
  • Read a book where music plays a part in the story. *
  • Read a biography about a musician, dancer, composer, or band. *
  • Attend a music event. (Tunes by the Tridge, Midland Community Band, or your choices!)
*Not sure how to find a book that fits these descriptions? Visit the Reference Desk, and we’ll help you with a booklist or a personalized recommendation.

2. Complete the Libraries Rock Entry Form

Enter Online

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back to the screen

Library Auditorium
Fridays at 6:30 pm

Introduce your kids to these retro classics. All Back to the Big Screen features are free and rated PG. Adult supervision is required for kids under 12.

  • July 13 -  The NeverEnding Story
  • August 10 -  E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
West End Portico
Monday, June 18 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for rock painting. You can put them in flowerbeds or use them as paperweights. Regardless of how you use them, we’ll have the supplies, you bring the creativity! No registration is required.
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