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Summer Reading Kickoff 2016 at Jackson District Library Carnegie Branch

June 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On your mark, get set…READ! Join us at the Carnegie Library for an activity-filled day and register for summer reading!
Start with a family walk around downtown Jackson at 11 a.m., co-sponsored by HIO “Step by Step” and then enjoy the music of Gemini at 11:30 a.m. There will be games and activities, a live DJ, a police car and fire truck! Jackson County Health Department will present “Food for Thought.” Ronald McDonald will perform his magic show at 1 p.m. Sign-up for our free summer reading program and receive a free book and prizes for reading through July 31.

Summer Reading Guidelines

Summer reading kicks off on June 11, with registration starting June 1 either online or at you branch. Kids receive a free book and adults receive a cloth tape measure just for signing up! This will be our first year using an online, virtual badge system where children, teens and adults can all
earn prizes. Once you have earned your badges, a prize will be awarded; then you can enter to win the grand prize.

Children 0-35 months: Complete 15 activities and win a free book in our First Step…READ SRP program.

Children 3-11: Earn 5 different badges by reading or listening and completing 2 activities for each badge. Three badges wins a water bottle and all five badges earns a drawstring backpack and an  entry into their branch’s grand prize drawing for a $50 gift card.

Teens 12-18: Earn 5 different badges by reading or listening and completing 2 activities for each badge. Three badges wins a pair of JDL earbuds and all five badges earns a drawstring backpack and an entry into their branch’s grand prize drawing for a $50 gift card.

Adults: Earn a badge by completing the reading in each category and (1) other activity. After completing 3 badges, earn a pedometer; 5 badges, earn an aluminum water bottle and entry into your branch’s grand prize drawing for a $50 gift card.

 

Details

Date:
June 11, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm