2017 Summer Library Program

Registration opens May 1.   Start playing June 12.   Last day is August 13.

Play Online, on Paper, or Both!   (What's the difference?)

Program How it Works Weekly Prizes* Grand Prizes*

Online


READsquared Online Program
All Ages

Register

Log the minutes you read each day at apl.readsquared.com to earn digital Badges.  

 

Optional: unlock Games, complete Reading Lists, enter Secret Codes from events, and complete Missions (Kids program) for more Points & Badges.

 

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At least 120 minutes of reading logged in a week automatically enters you in that week's prize drawing. Winners will be notified the following Monday afternoon via email and when they login to APL's READsquared site.

 

Please note: all Teens who log 2 hours of reading in a week will win in the drawing that takes place the Monday morning following. Once you are notified you've won, come in for your prize(s) and get your Grand Prize Drawing slip, too.

Kids -- complete Missions to automatically be entered in the larger prize drawings.
Teens -- get a Grand Prize Drawing slip when you pick up each of your earned weekly participation prizes.
Adults -- log at least 2 hours of reading in the program to automatically be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing.


Babies


Paper Program
Birth to 24 months

Register

Register online and get your log to print. Mark off time spent talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.

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When you have colored in all the images on your log, bring it to Children's Services to receive a free book.


Kids


Paper Program
Birth to 7th Grade

Register

Track your reading, creating, and engaging each week to earn stamps in your log.

Ask for your paper log in Children's Services after you register

Log at least 5 days of reading in a week to earn a prize in Children's Services.

Complete Missions to qualify for the end-of-program, larger prize drawings.


Teen


Paper Program
6th Grade to High School Graduate (this year)

Register

Log at least 2 hours of reading each week to win a weekly participation prize and Grand Prize drawing slip.

Ask for your paper log at the Information Desk after you register.

Weekly participation prizes may be picked up once you've logged your reading for the week.

Get your Grand Prize Drawing slips when you pick up your weekly prizes.


Adults


Paper Program
18 Years +

Register

At the Information Desk, fill out a drawing slip with your name and the title of the book you finished reading that week (you must have started reading it no sooner than June 12, 2017); place it in the Adult SLP weekly prize drawing box.

Every Monday morning, the previous week's drawing slips will be used for the drawing. Winners will be notified via email or phone.

All active participants who have logged at least 2 hours of reading are automatically entered in the Grand Prize drawing.