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Join Us for Wonderland Croquet

Come down the rabbit-hole and join us for a Alice in Wonderland themed croquet match Thursday, June 16th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.  We’ll have flamingo mallets, rolling-hedgehogs, card-guards, and Mad Hatter tea party snacks.  If you want, come dressed in your favorite Alice in Wonderland-inspired costume! Rain date is June 29th. Click here to sign up!

Join the Summer Reading Club!

The Teen Summer Reading Club is for those entering Grade 6 through Age 19!

Club Guidelines:

The Club is FREE to join!!!

Log ANY Books that you read this summer by logging into your account and selecting Add/View Log. We only need the Title, but feel free to enter more information and leave a review! You may read and log books, graphic novels, magazines, ebooks, or listen to audiobooks.

Read to Others! Reading 10 children’s books will count as 1 adult book. Simply type “10 children’s books” in the title field of your entry log.

Earn a Free Book after reading and logging 5 books (limit 1 free book).

Get Entry Slips at the Information or Children’s Desks, or from the Teen Librarian for every book you log.

Enter Prize Drawings by placing your entry slips in one of out ten marked boxes!

All entry slips must be in by August 1, 2016 at 9:00 PM. Grand Prize drawings will be held Tuesday, August 2 (one prize per person), and winners will be notified soon afterward. Weekly prize drawings will be held throughout the club. Winners have until Monday, August 8 at 9:00 PM to claim their prizes.

Summer Reading PRIZES:

Advanced Limousines Limo Ride

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Japan Loot Crate + No Face Character Backpack

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$50 Hometown Comics Gift Card

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Star Wars BB-8 droid by Sphero

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Kindle Paperwhite (latest gen)

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Summer Reader – (pick 4 books from YA book stash) + $25 Starbucks Gift Card

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18×24 Drawing Pad, 23×26 Sketch Board, Prismacolor Pencils & Markers

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Senior Photo Shoot Package – Shawna Marie Photography

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$100 Walmart Card

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4 Skyzone Passes

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Congratulations & The End of Summer Reading!

 

Thank you to everyone who read and participated in our summer reading club this summer! We had 519 teens participate in our program, and you read over 4500 book! – Very impressive. I hope you all found some new favorite books/authors to read and revisited some old classics this summer.

And now to announce what you’ve all been waiting for:

Congratulations to our Summer Reading Club grand prize winners!

Emma M. – $100 Walmart card

Ben G. – iPad Mini

Bailey S. – X-Rocker Wireless Gaming Chair

Hope T. – 4 passes to Skyzone

 

Thank you again to everyone who participated in our summer reading program!

See you at the library,

Sarah

Summer Reading in July!

 

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It’s not too late to sign up for Summer Reading HCPL Teens! Sign up TODAY and log all books you’ve read since May 30! Remember – We have some awesome prizes you can win just for reading. Each book you’ve read this summer earns you chances to win one of these fabulous prizes:

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What are you waiting for? – Sign up today!

Sarah – currently reading book #2 in The Talon Saga by Julie Kagawa (LOVING this series!)

Comic-Making Workshop with the Creators of Little Guardians

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Join us TODAY (June 13, 2015) for a free comic workshop led by the professional creators of the Little Guardians web-comics and graphic novels. Writer, Ed, and Artist, Lee, will demonstrate how to develop a blank panel into a finished comic page! A Q&A session will be held afterward for all your comic-making questions. Check out their all-ages web-comics on the Little Guardians website: http://www.littleguardianscomic.com/

See you this afternoon!
Sarah