Summer Reading Program 2018
May 29 - July 27

Jasper Summer Reading Ferdinand Summer Reading Dubois Summer Reading Birdseye Summer Reading Summer Reading Rules

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We have great programs lined up at all of our branches, and the prizes are amazing! The grand prize winner will receive a Holiday World Prize Pack that includes 4 tickets, towels, and more, donated by WBDC/WJTS!

WBDC   WJTS
Holiday World

Check out the programs and events on our calendar, and stop by one of the libraries to pick up your Summer Reading form to participate! There are reading programs for different levels and prizes for different age groups.

Jasper

Jasper Library's Reading Programs:

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Four separate reading programs are offered:
Grade is based on the grade the reader will be in next year.

  • Birth through 4 years old - must complete at least 10 activities on the reading log
  • K through 2nd grade - 10 books
  • 3rd through 12th grades - 10 hours or 10 books
  • Adults: 3 books

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Ferdinand

Ferdinand Library's Reading Programs:

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Four separate reading programs are offered:
Grade is based on the grade the reader will be in next year.

  • Birth to 4 years old: choose ten activities to do with your child
  • K through 2nd grades: 10 books
  • 3rd through 12th grades: 10 hours or 10 books
  • Adults: 3 books

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Dubois

Dubois Library's Reading Programs:

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Four separate reading programs are offered:
Grade is based on the grade the reader will be in next year.

  • Birth through pre-school - complete 10 activities on the reading log
  • K through 2nd grade - read or be read 10 books
  • 3rd through 12th grades - read 10 hours or read 10 books
  • Adults: read 3 books, audiobooks, or e-books

Dubois' drawing prizes:

  • For each activity/book/hour of reading, you receive one ticket to fill out for our prize baskets/gift certificates/other prizes. When you fill up your log, you may attach a separate piece of paper to record more books or hours.
  • Win extra prizes if you reach your goal by June 30!
    • One $20 in gift certificates to Wendy's, Grandy's, Denny's, or Long John Silver's - donated by Servus!
    • One pack of 10 gift certificates for up to 32-oz. free fountain drinks from Circle A
    • One set of 2 general passes to Dubois Bombers home games - donated by the Dubois Bombers
    • $25 in cash
  • The Friends of the Dubois Library has provided us with $600 to be given away in our Dubois Grand Prize drawings:
    • Four $50 bills to the infant - 4th grades
    • Two $100 bills to the 5th-12th grades
    • Two $100 bills to adults

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Birdseye

Birdseye Library's Reading Programs:

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Four separate reading programs are offered:
Grade is based on the grade the reader will be in next year.

  • Birth through age 4 - read 10 activities to receive a board book and a "Libraries Rock" gift bag
  • Age 5 through 2nd grade - read 10 books to receive a book and a "Libraries Rock" gift bag
  • 3rd through 12th grades - read 10 hours or read 10 books to receive a JDCPL bag and "Libraries Rock" prizes
  • Adults: read 3 books to receive a JDCPL bag and a book light

Birdseye's drawing prizes:

  • Grand Prize: $100 VISA card
  • Big Splash Adventure Waterpark tickets - 2
  • Shotz Miniature Golf and Laser Tag - 2
  • French Lick-West Baden Indoor Karting gift certificate - 3
  • Marengo Cave - 2
  • St. Meinrad Archabbey gift shop certificate - 1
  • Swartz Family restaurant gift certificate - 1
  • Rosenvolk German Medieval Festival ticket - 2
  • Doterra essential oils sample pack - 2
  • Circle A Food Mart drink vouchers - 10
  • "Libraries Rock" plastic bottles - 12
  • "Libraries Rock" plastic cups

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Rules

  1. The program begins on Tuesday, May 29 and ends on Friday, July 27 at 5:00 PM.
  2. Books can be in any form or of any type, whatever you like to read! This includes e-books and audiobooks.
  3. Prizes will be distributed as you complete the program. Reading logs can be turned in anytime from June 5 through July 27.
  4. We encourage you to keep reading all summer, but each patron is eligible for only one (1) completion prize.
  5. Each patron that finishes the reading program will be eligible for the drawing for the bigger prizes.
  6. Children who finish the reading program will be invited to attend the pool party celebration at the end of the program.
  7. Keep reading for more chances to win prizes! There's no limit on the number of books you can read!

Skating Party Skating Party

July 31 from 6:00-8:30 PM is the party at the Jasper Skate Palace for everyone who complete the Program!

When you finish the program, your completion prize will include an invitation to the skating party. There will be skating, face painting, and other activities at the event. You will need to pay for your skate rental ($1.50) and any refreshments.

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