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2017•06 - BCPL Newsletter

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discover... BOONE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY JUNE 2017 Discover Boone County Public Library . . . because your brain doesn't go on vacation when school is out. L Boone County Public Library BCP Kick-off Summer Reading at all BCPL locations on Thurs- day, June 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with live music, carnival games, face tattoos, popcorn and a FREE Kona Ice! See page two for the band line-up. Boone County has reading programs for all ages, from birth to adult. Last year 12,367 people participated in Summer Reading --10,457 of them were children. Let's blow those numbers out of the water - register for Summer Reading and read for fun and prizes all summer long! Participating schools will register students in May but public registration and logging for everyone begins June 1. Register at to participate online. For those who prefer paper, family reading logs for kids and reading tickets for adults will be available at all Boone County Public Library locations beginning June 1. Boone County Summer Reading is a collaboration between Boone County Public Library, Boone County Schools and Walton Verona Schools. We have found that by combining our resources and creating a shared vision, we can better serve the literacy needs of our community and more effectively implement the Summer Reading program. Adult Program Everything you read, watch, or listen to earns one Library Buck,* one entry into weekly drawings for Kroger gift cards and one entry into the adult Grand Prize drawings for a set of gift cards to Boone County restaurants. *Library Bucks can be used at Library book sales and to pay Library fines. Preschool Program (birth to four years) • Complete 10 activities to earn a book. • Complete 20 activities to earn a Stack and Pour Bucket. • Complete 30 activities to earn three entries in the Grand Prize Drawings for an experience of your choice. Choose from classes at Musikgarten and MJM Dance Studios, private instruction for infant/child massage, a private family tour and hayride at Benton Farms, a Build-A-Bear gift card and more! • For every additional 10 activities completed, earn another entry in the Grand Prize Drawings. Youth program (Kindergarten to 12th Grade) • Read 300 minutes (5 hours) to earn a book of your choice. • Read 600 minutes (10 hours) to earn coupons from local businesses. • Read 900 minutes (15 hours) to earn five Library Bucks* and three entries in the grand prize drawings for an experience of your choice. Choose from a ride on a fire truck, private ghost tour, canoe rentals, miniature golf for a family of four, horseback riding lessons and more! • For every additional 300 minutes read, earn another entry in the Grand Prize Drawings • Youth Weekly Prizes: Everyone who registers for Summer Reading will be entered into weekly drawings for gift cards from Kroger, Lazer Kraze, Culver's, Cinemark, Target or Amazon, plus the chance to throw out the first pitch at the Florence Freedom game on August 6. It's Summer Reading Y'all! June 1 -- August 31

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