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Imagine Your Story - Summer Reading Program

June 15 – July 25, 2020

Imagine Your Story during the 2020 Summer Reading Program! Everyone who reads at least 10 hours receives their choice of a book and an entry into a raffle for fantastic prizes. Every additional 10 hours of reading earns another raffle entry.

Sign Up

Signing up is easy! Click here to download a reading log and keep track of your hours at home. There are also reading logs available in Youth Services that you may take home.

SRP reading log

Record Your Reading Hours

Click here to record your hours and enter the raffle. You may record hours only in groups of 10. After every 10 hours of reading, you’ll receive another entry for the raffle, so make sure you select which prize you would like to try to win. You may also record your hours by emailing SRP@mclib.org or calling Youth Services at 219-873-3045. Hours may be recorded from June 15 until July 25. 

Prizes

Earn your choice of a free book for the first 10 hours of reading. Click here for the list of available books. Please pick up your chosen book at the Youth Services desk.

After every 10 hours of reading, you’ll receive another entry for the raffle, so make sure you select which prize you would like to try to win. Click here to download the list of prizes.

Summer Reading Program prizes

Prizes must be picked up by August 8.

Weekly Craft Programs & Book Suggestions

Check back every week for online craft programs and suggested books to read for ages birth through 18 years! Supplies for the crafts are available at the Youth Services desk while supplies last. See available programs and reading lists here.

Week One: June 15-20

IMAGINE YOUR STORY: Who am I? Who do I want to be (identity)?

Week One Crafts, Activities & Suggested Books:

Week Three: June 29-July 4

IMAGINE YOUR STORY: Is this now or historical fiction?

Week Three Crafts, Activities & Suggested Books:

Week Four: July 6-11

IMAGINE YOUR STORY: Are we in the future or is this science fiction?

Week Four Crafts, Activities & Suggested Books:

Week Five: July 13-18

IMAGINE YOUR STORY: Did you hear that? I’m scared!

Week Six: July 20-25

IMAGINE OUR STORY: What will we all aspire to be?

Virtual Tours

Click here for links to virtual tours from around the world. You will visit zoos, aquariums, museums, and theme parks like Walt Disney World and Legoland!

More Fun Activities

Click here for links to over 40 more fun activities and crafts to enjoy when you are finished reading for a little while. You can learn to make slime, make ice cream in a bag, paint with Kool-Aid, and so much more!

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