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Jefferson Parish Library Summer Reading Program Dreams Big
Librarypalooza and Library Champion Yard Signs Return in 2012

Beginning on June 1st and running through the end of July, children, teens and adults are invited to participate in the Jefferson Parish Library’s Summer Reading Program and earn fabulous prizes just by reading!  Stop by your local library to sign-up or click here to sign-up online.

 

parrot Children (ages birth – 5) who read 10 books will receive either a summer reading t-shirt or a book of their choice, a completion certificate and a Library Champions yard sign “Library Champion” yard sign program.  Reading 20 or more books will earn additional prizes including bookmarks, personalized book bags, and the chance to win a $50 Barnes and Noble gift card. Read 50 or more books and you will be entered into a raffle for a LeapFrog Learning Tablet!  Full prizes details can be found here.

Children too young to read to themselves can still participate in the Summer Reading Program by counting the books that their parents read to them. 

Children who read longer books will be able to count every 100 pages that they read as a separate book.
   
backpack Children (ages 6-12) who read 10 books will receive either a summer reading t-shirt or a book of their choice, a completion certificate and a Library Champions yard sign “Library Champion” yard sign program.  Reading 20 or more books will earn additional prizes including bookmarks, personalized book bags, and the chance to win a $50 Barnes and Noble gift card. Read 50 or more books and you will be entered into a raffle for a Nintendo DSi XL handheld gaming system!  Full prizes details can be found here.

Children who read longer books will be able to count every 100 pages that they read as a separate book.
   
poster Teens (ages 13-18) who read 5 books will receive either a summer reading backpack or a book of their choice and a Library Champions yard sign “Library Champion” yard sign program.  Reading more 10 or more books will earn the chance to win additional prizes including a Barnes and Noble gift card. Read 25 or more books and you will be entered into a raffle for an iPad2!  Full prizes details can be found here.
   

Free performances, storytimes, crafts and many more activities celebrating this year’s themes of “Dream Big READ!,” and “Own the Night” will take place at all Jefferson Parish Library branches.  Click here to download the list of performers or check the calendar of the branch nearest you! All programs are free of charge.

 

 


For more information, on any Summer Reading activity, please call 838-1100.


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JEFFERSON PARISH LIBRARY  •  4747 West Napoleon Avenue  •  Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2310
Admin. Phone: (504) 838-1100  •  Admin. Fax: (504) 838-1110  •  Renewal Line: (504) 885-8588
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