York County Library Summer Reading Program
June 9 - August 1, 2014
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- Track your reading beginning June 9.
- Complete your reading requirements by August 1 to win great prizes!
We have lots of fun events, good books, and great prizes to make this summer a blast! With reading programs for all ages, there's something for everyone, and participating is easier than ever — simply register online or at your library! Click a program above to read more about how it works and how to get started. And don't forget to check the Events Calendar for all summer events!
Tiny Tots: Newborns & Toddlers under Age 3
This program is specially designed for children up to age 35 months and their parents. Register online or pick up an activity sheet at any York County Library or the bookmobile. Track your progress using your account or activity sheet and log all activities or return the completed sheet by August 1 to receive a board book, certificate, and bath toy. You'll also get one entry in the Grand Prize Drawing, where one randomly-selected winner from each library will receive a choice of either a $50 iTunes or Books-A-Million gift card, plus a coupon for free admission to the Culture & Heritage Museums, and a Fizz Boom Read sippy cup, bib, and board book.
Fizz, Boom, Read: Children Ages 3-11
Children ages 3-11 can register online for summer reading or by visiting any York County Library branch or the bookmobile. Pick up a reading record and mark a circle for every 12 minutes you read or listen to an audiobook, for a required total of 10 hours. You may also track your progress online. Log all hours or return the completed record by August 1 to receive:
- A summer reading medal, certificate, magnifying glass and puzzle ball
- Coupons from sponsors, while supplies last
- An entry in the Grand Prize Drawing: one randomly-selected winner from each library receives a choice of either a $50 iTunes or Books-A-Million gift card, plus a Chick-fil-A gift basket, a coupon for a free birthday party compliments of Kate’s Skating Center, a coupon for free admission to the Culture & Heritage Museums, and a Fizz Boom Read sports bag, cup, and spin wheel. Receive an extra entry each time the 10-hour reading requirement is completed.
Enter again and again for additional prizes! And be sure to visit the library often and attend FREE weekly programs in June and July. Seating is limited, so come early! For a complete list of all summer events, pick up a Kids Calendar at any York County Library location or see the Events Page.
Spark a Reaction: Teens Ages 12-17
Teens ages 12-17 can register online for summer reading or pick up a reading record at any York County Library branch or the Bookmobile. Record 15 hours of reading or track your progress online and log all hours or turn in your completed reading record by August 1 to receive a set of retractable earbuds and enter cool prize drawings. Enter again to increase your odds! You’re also invited to our free, fun events! Some events require registration; see the Events Page or Teen Calendar for more information.
Literary Elements: Adults Ages 18 & Up
Adults can join in the summer reading fun! Entering is simple — register online or pick up an entry form at any York County Library location. Using the form or your online account, record the titles of at least three books or e-books you read or audio books you listened to between June 9 and August 1. Log all your titles or submit your completed form to your nearest library branch, and you'll be entered to win great prizes! Enter as many times as you like to increase your odds!
Special Thanks to our Sponsors:
Baxter Village, Cherry Rd.,
Kate's Skating Center
of Rock Hill