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Union County Carnegie Library

Summer Reading 2017

How it Works: 

  • Register for a program for you or your family   - Early Readers, Kids, Teens, or Adults. 
  • Log in to your account and record your reading time.
  • Earn points for reading and attending events. 
  • Early Readers need a total of 1500 points. Each book read earns 100 points - attending an event earns 50 points.
  • Kids and Teens need to earn a total of 1500 points. Each hour read earns 100 points - attending an event earns 50 points.
  • Adults need to earn a  total of 1500 points. Each book read earns 100 points - attending an event earns 50 points.
  • Early Readers need to read 15 books to win a prize and a medal.
  • Kids need to read 15 hours to win a prize and a medal.
  • Teens needs to read 15 hours to win a prize and a medal.
  • Adults need to read 15 books to win a prize.
  • Earn points reading and going to library events.
  • For more details, click on the tab for your Summer Reading Program. Early Reader, Kids, Teens, and Adults.

Remember To Log Your Time Or Books!
When you read or you are read to this summer, log it right away. 

  1. Sign up the whole family for Union County Carnegie's Library Summer Reading Program.
  2. Visit the library this summer to check out books and to attend events. Click on the events calendar when you log in to your account.
  3. Ask staff for suggestions of great books to read yourself or to your young child. 
  4. Set a goal of reading 20 minutes or more every day. 
  5. Make reading fun all summer long! 
All Participants
Points Earned

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate?
Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, children, teens, adults — everyone!  Children too young to read by themselves are welcome to participate by having a parent or caretaker sign them up and read to them.

How to Earn Points?

Early Readers - need 1500 points. Earn 100 points by reading a book. Earn 50 points by attending an event.

Kids and Teens - need 1500 points. Earn 100 per hour reading. Earn 50 points by attending an event.

Adults - need 1500 points. Earn 100 points by reading a book. Earn 50 points by attending an event.

 

Can I count books that I read on my computer or e-reader?
Of course! It’s all the same to us.

Can I count time that I spend reading to my kids?
For sure! We love when you read to your kids!

Can I count audiobooks?
You bet!

Can I count the time that I spend reading a book even if I don’t finish it?
Absolutely! Ten minutes is ten minutes.

Can I join the program after its official start date?
You bet! And if you can remember any reading that you’ve done after the official start date, you’re welcome to go back and count that. Official Start date is June 5th. 

Can I count reading that I’ve done before the official start date?
Actually, we do ask that you count only reading you’ve done within the official dates of the program.

Official dates are: June 5th - July 29th

 

 

 



 

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