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Summer Reading Program

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June 29 - August 10, 2019

It's time for a summer of fun and reading - for all ages! We are hosting a ton of fun activities, events, and performances for the entire family all summer long and we want you to join us.

A big thank you to our Friends of the Norfolk Public Library - they make our summer performers and prizes possible.

Get Started

Starting June 29, register here for our Summer Reading Program... then read to earn prizes. It's not just for kids. Adults win too!

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Youth Up to Age 17:

Get a cool prize for registering, and after logging 150 minutes and 300 minutes of reading. Reading 300 minutes also earns an entry into your library branch's Grand Prize Drawing at the end of summer. Click below to register online and track your minutes.

  Online Registration  

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Visit any of our library locations and fill out an "admission ticket" each week to be entered into our weekly drawing for a gift card. Every location will have their own weekly drawing!

Weekly Drawing Prizes:

Week 1: $30 Amazon Gift Card
Week 2: $30 Walmart Gift Card
Week 3: $30 Doumar's Cones & Barbecue  Gift Card
Week 4: $30 IKEA Gift Card
Week 5: $30 Dollar Tree Gift Card
Week 6: $30 Wawa Gift Card

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Grand Prize Drawing

Our end of summer Grand Prize Drawing will be August 10, 2019. All library branches will draw grand prize winners for each age group:

  • Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers: Prize Pack with Mega Blocks, baby doll, and Corn Popper push toy
  • School Age: Prize Pack with Glow in the Dark Slime Kit, Beyblade, sidewalk chalk, and UNO cards.
  • Teens: Portable power charger and art kit
  • Adults: "It's Showtime at Your Library" Prize Pack