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Billings Public Library Summer Reading Program runs from May 14 through July 28.

REGISTER EACH PERSON WITH HIS/HER OWN USER NAME.

Summer Reading is designed to encourage the entertaining past time of reading while adding fun activities and challenges to your days. This summer, the theme is "Libraries Rock!" and we have 4 programs, each appropriate for a particular age group. Earn points for participating and get badges and prizes as you go. When we wrap up the program, "spend" your points on prize raffles that take place in August.

SCHEDULE

  • Register, participate and earn points: May 14 - July 28
  • Spend your points: Anytime throughout the program and until the deadline
    • Pre-K, Kids and Teens - August 4
    • Adults - August 1
  • Prize drawing
    • Pre-K, Kids and Teens - August 9
    • Adults - August 4

Pre-Readers

  • Listen to someone as they read you a book - 20 points per book
  • Play a summer reading game - 20 points
  • Complete activities in the Pre-Readers Libraries Rock! missions - 20 points per activity
  • Participate in library events - various
  • Earn points many ways and get badges.
  • Complete the program when you earn 20,000 points! 

Kids

  • Read - 1 point for every minute
  • Play a summer reading game - 20 points
  • Complete activities in the Kids Libraries Rocks Missions - 20 points per activity
  • Participate in library events - various
  • Earn points and get badges
  • Complete the program when you earn 20,000 points!

Teens

  • Read - 1 point for every minute
  • Play a summer reading game - 20 points per game
  • Complete activities in the Teen Libraries Rock missions - 50 points per activity
  • Participate in library events - various points
  • Earn points and get badges
  • Complete the program when you earn 10,000 points!

Adults

  • Read - 100 points for every book completed during the program (June 4 - July 28)
  • Play a summer reading game - 20 points
  • Complete activities in the Adult Libraries Rocks missions - 50 points per activity
  • Participate in library events - various
  • Earn points and get badges
  • Complete the program when you earn 2,000 points! Participants who complete the program will receive an invitation to a special event, "The Brunch of Champions" which will be held on August 4. The Brunch of Champions features food, door prizes and more!


The Billings Public Library Summer Reading Program is made possible by support from generous sponsors.


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