The Brownsville Public Library System is happy to announce this year's Summer Reading Program. This is an annual program for kids and teens, so don't miss out and register now.
Begins June 3, 2013 for both the 2013 Texas Reading Club and Fourth Annual Youth Photography Contest
Registration may be done at the Children’s Department at either library.
At the time of registration, children will be asked to present their own library card, as it is required in order to participate in the Summer Reading Program. In return, all children will receive a title log to keep track of the twenty books they are required to read during the Summer.
HOW IT WORKS:
Once the participating child has read the required amount of books and filled out the title log, (s)he must return it to the Children’s Department of the library were the child registered. Along with the title log, one library receipt that demonstrates books were checked out from the library must be turned in. The Children’s Department will begin accepting these title logs beginning June 17, 2013.
In return for completing the program, the participating child will receive a small gift bag, a Certificate of Completion, and a Carnival Button that will award them a FREE strip of tickets for the Summer Carnival to be held on July 26, 2013 at the Southmost Branch Library.
Children who complete the program will automatically be entered into a Give-Away!!! Children ages 0-5 will qualify to win a LeapFrog LeapPad, children ages 6-10 will have the chance to win a Kindle Fire, children ages 11-14 will have the chance to win a Kindle Fire and teens ages 15-17 will receive a Dell Laptop. All title logs must be submitted to the Children’s Department by 9:00 pm on July 3, 2013. The winners of this Give-Away will be announced on July 12, 2013 at the Main Branch Library during the Awards Ceremony.
Throughout the month of June, there will be a variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy as described in the calendars to the left and right. All children must be accompanied by an adult when participating in these activities.
Please Note: ONLY 100 CRAFTS will be available for Craft Days. You must obtain a ticket at the Children’s Department. Tickets are given on a first come, first serve basis thirty minutes before the event.
Please Note: Seating is limited for our Movie Days. You must obtain a ticket at the Children’s Department, which are given on a first come, first serve basis thirty minutes before the event. Only 100 tickets will be given at the Main Branch Library and only 60 tickets will be given at the Southmost Branch Library for this event.
The Youth Photography Contest will be open to children ages six to seventeen. A photograph and a digital copy (CD), along with the registration sheet must be submitted to the Children’s Department no later than 9:00 pm on July 3, 2013. All winners will be awarded gift cards from Best Buy. First place will receive $50, second place will receive $30, third place will receive $20 and honorable mention will receive $10. The Best In Show winner will also receive a Nikon Digital Camera.