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Starting June 28th, you can log into the program from anywhere you have the Internet - at home, at the Library, on vacation, even from a Smartphone. It's fast - it's easy - it's green!

You can even print out a handy copy of all your reading to bring to school at the end of the summer.

Read to earn prizes:
Check your online reading log for notification of what prizes you have earned!
300 minutes: Free mini cupcake from The Cake Box 
600 minutes: Free ice cream cone from Deborah Ann's Sweet Shoppe
900 minutes: Gift card for Books on the Common

Plus Special Raffles:
For every 100 minutes you read, you'll get a raffle ticket for our special drawings! Stop in to get your tickets and choose your raffles. Here's what you might win:

FitBit Alta HR
iTunes $25 gift card
Cake Box $25 gift card
Dunkin Donuts $15 gift card
Jersey Mike's $25 gift card
Subway $25 gift card
Starbucks $25 gift card
Grand Prize Drawing: Shopping Spree at Books on the Common

Events

2019-05-22 Tue, May 21, 2019 -- Tween Writing Workshop at 6:30 PM

This hands-on workshop focuses on the methods and styles for writing novels and short stories. Dialogue, plotting, conflict and characterization styles will be discussed and insight into the publishing and submission process given. The majority of the course consists of in-class writing exercises and in-class critiquing by peers and instructor. The goal is to write at least one short story and/or the beginning chapter/chapters of a novel. Pre-Class Assignment: Write opening pages for a short story or novel and bring it to the first class for critiquing. 
 
Registration is required and will incluse 3 sessions. . Class will meet from 6:30-8pm on Tuesday, May 7th, 14th, and 21st.
 
Suzanne Nelson is the author of numerous young adult and middle grade novels, including A Tale Magnolious, and Serendipity's Footsteps, a Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Teen Readers and a 2016 CCBC Choice for Young Adult Fiction. Her other books include Cake Pop Crush, Macarons at Midnight, Hot Cocoa Hearts, and over a dozen more.


Location: Kellen Family Children's Program Room

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2019-05-22 Wed, May 22, 2019 -- 3D Game Design at 4:30 PM

Teens in grades 6 and up can join instructor, Alex Gonzales, to learn how to code, design and develop your own 3D game using Unreal Engine. Work with other teens in this four session class. Registration for this class will sign you up for all four sessions: 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, and 5/22.



Location: Donofrio Family Technology Center

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