Summer Reading 2017
We need EVERYONE to Build a Better World during this year's summer reading program! Our children's program is available for birth through rising sixth grade, and our teen program is for rising seventh through twelfth grade. Registration began Saturday, May 20, 2017 and continues through July 14, 2017. To sign up, simply stop by a Kid Zone or Teen Spot desk. You can sign up in the more traditional way and receive a paper reading log, OR you can register for our online program at hooverlibrary.beanstack.org. Either way, every time you finish a book this summer, add the title and number of pages to your log. You'll earn a prize ticket at 200 pages, 500 pages, 1000 pages, and 1500 pages. You also earn a prize ticket for every additional 1000 pages after your 1500-page goal. Keep reading and earning until you reach 10,000 pages. The tickets can be exchanged for prizes in our Prize Zone, which opens Thursday, June 1, 2017. [Teens can also use their tickets to enter into drawings for larger prizes. Check the summer reading display by the teen desk for specifics. Children also have a chance to win something big! Every child who reaches 500 pages will have their name entered into a drawing for a bicycle!] Important thing to remember in all the excitement -- summer reading is not a competition to see who reads the most or the fastest. Read for fun and set a reading goal that's right for YOU! The final day to redeem for prizes is August 2, 2017. NEW THIS YEAR! We have an activity log option for our youngest summer readers. If your child is younger than four, stop by the desk to find out more!
Don't forget to watch our official summer reading commericial!
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, the fourth movie in the Wimpy Kid franchise, hits theaters this weekend. It's an all-new cast -- Jason Ian Drucker, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos, Tom Everett Scott, and Alicia Silverstone -- making the Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party. It goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. Inspired by the ninth book in the series. Read it again then see the movie.