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Thursday, 17 January 2013 09:09

TEEN FUN AT YOUR LIBRARY

Read to Survive, Survive to Read Teen READ challenge is Jan. 6-Jan. 26. Forms are available all Rock Island Library locations. Read, survive and win!

 

Please note that this month's Teen Gaming Night is at the Main Library.

 

More teen fun in January:

Jan. 17: Teen Trivia Night, 6:00 pm, Main Library

Jan. 22: Teen Gaming Night, 6:00 pm, Main Library

Jan. 31: Teen Iron Chef, 6:00 pm, Main Library.

 

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE KIDS NEXT FRIDAY?


Friday, Jan. 18 is an early dismissal day for Rock Island/Milan school. If you're looking for something to do, bring them to our Friday Fest movie at the Main Library.  "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" starts at 1:00 pm in the 2nd floor Community Room. It's rated PG.

 

GET IN THE WINNER'S CIRCLE - READ!

 

Readers will be in the winner's circle, with the "Driven to Read" winter reading challenge at the Rock Island Public Library.

 

Challenges are available for both children and adult readers from Tuesday, Jan. 22 to Friday, March 1. Children from pre-school to 6th grades can pick up a Driven to Read reading log and choose to read either 16 books or for six hours of accumulated time. Prizes will be awarded at the halfway point and finish line.

 

Adults ages 18 and up may participate by completing one entry form for each adult book, eBook or audiobook completed during the Jan. 22 to March 1 challenge period. Entries will go into a random drawing for the grand prize of an Amazon Kindle Fire HD, or secondary prizes of gift cards and passes to restaurants, merchants and attractions.

 

Children's reading logs and adult reading challenge entries are due back to the library by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 1. Children may pick up prizes as they earn them; Adult winners will be called. Forms will be available starting Tuesday, Jan. 22 at all Rock Island Library locations.

 

Winter reading prizes are sponsored by the Friends of the Rock Island Public Library.


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