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Ways to Win Prizes


"Attend an HBL Event" Challenges = Tickets for Drawings

Whenever you attend a Huntington Branch Library event, go to "Challenges" and submit the program name and date along with the name of the prize drawing you would like to enter. Two HBL programs equal one entry in a drawing. The more HBL programs you attend, the more chances you will have to win! **If you submit a program online, you do not need to do so in person.**

Names of Prize Drawings:

Two Beanie Boo Phone Holders

Hot Wheels Dragon Blast Set

My Little Pony Helicopter

LEGO Fire Response Helicopter Kit

Mini Dog Music Speaker

Stikbot Studio Pro

Butterfly Habitat

Winners will be selected the week of August 7.

Winners will be limited to receiving only one drawing prize. Prizes must be picked up by September 5.


Literacy Task Challenges & Reading Log = Small Prizes

Log each completed Literacy Task under "Challenges." You may complete tasks in any order. Once all 9 tasks are complete, you will earn a prize!

Log your reading time under "Books." Once you read for 5 hours, you will earn a prize!

Each child is limited to one reading prize AND one literacy prize.


Completing All Three = $20 Gift Certificate to Sports Center of CT!

If you attend at least 2 HBL programs, read for 5 hours, and finish all of the literacy tasks, you will receive a form that will be submitted to Sports Center of Connecticut. All children who complete the form will receive a $20 gift certificate for the Sports Center in the fall!


Please Remember:

We prefer that you be present, but your parent/guardian will be allowed to pick a prize in your absence. Prizes cannot be exchanged.


What counts as reading?

·  Listening to someone read to you

·  Listening to audio books

·  Independently reading print books, ebooks, graphic novels, magazines, or Internet articles

·  Reading aloud to someone special


The "Reading Gives You Wings" program ends on Friday, August 4 at 4:45 PM. As a reward, all participants are eligible to attend the Night Skies Star Lab on August 8, but registration is required for this event.


2018-02-25 B.L.O.B. Buys Local Fort

A local organization, the B.L.O.B. is slated to purchase a nearby warehouse on this date. Concerned citizens should read up on the details of their purchase.


2018-02-28 City-wide Cheese Shortage Reaches Day Ten

All throughout town, cheese has been hard to come by. Local dairies are incapable of meeting the public's demand for gouda, cheddar and mozzarella. If someone doesn't step in with a plan soon, several local pizza shops will go out of business!


2018-03-05 Kids Report Rise in Super Powers

Local children are reporting an increase in super powers. Authorities have solicited the help of the local library.

Any children manifesting strange abilities should report to the library immediately for a full list of fun and exciting books to read and activities to do that will help them develop into full-fledged superheroes!


2018-03-09 Superhero Appreciation Day

Superheroes really are fantastic. Have you hi-fived your friendly neighborhood superhero today? If not, be sure to give him or her a big thumbs up and tell them how thankful you are for all the amazing feats he or she does on behalf of your community!


2018-03-15 B.L.O.B Opens Newest Chapter in Town

The internationally renowned organization known as B.L.O.B. has opened an office here in town. There's no immediate word as to their plans for our city.

When asked to comment, their representatives declined to be interviewed. They simply laughed a sinister laugh and hung up the phone. Stay tuned for more details.