Summer Reading 2019

Our Summer Reading Program starts Saturday, June 22 and runs through Saturday, August 17.

 

How it works:

  • Register by stopping in at the Main Library or the Wilson Branch and filling out a short registration ticket and receive your ticket booklet!
  • Complete the activities on the tickets
  • Enter your tickets in any of the weekly raffles at the library!

When can I start?
Our Summer Reading Program starts Saturday, June 22 and runs through Saturday, August 17.

Do I have to enter a raffle every week?
No. You can save all your tickets for one raffle or spread them out. It’s up to you!

Does this count for school?
Your school’s reading requirement will depend on your teacher and school. We encourage you to join our program to enter raffles and win prizes while reading! We will always help you to keep track of your reading.

The Details:
Your ticket booklet is meant to last the whole 8 week program. If you do lose your ticket booklet you will not receive another grand prize ticket or second free book.

#WPLSummer2019

October 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Sunnyside Up
  • Learn to Crochet
  • Social Services @ The Library
  • Healthy Minds
  • Teen Tuesday
  • Turn Off Your Computer and Get a Job!
2
  • Wilson Branch Playgroup
  • Shake, Shimmy & Dance
  • Teen Advisory Board
  • Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
3
  • Wilson Crafters
  • Little Picassos
  • Teen Thursdays
  • Cello Concert
4
  • Book Babies
5
6
7
  • Talk & Toys
  • Cut the Cord
8
  • Sunnyside Up
  • Learn to Crochet
  • Social Services @ The Library
  • Healthy Minds
  • How to Pay for College
9
  • Wilson Branch Playgroup
  • Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
10
  • Wilson Crafters
  • STEM Junior
  • Kids Crafternoon
11
  • Book Babies
12
  • Halloween Escape Room
  • Halloween Escape Room
13
14
  • Talk & Toys
  • Kidspace Halloween Party
  • The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's
15
  • Sunnyside Up
  • Learn to Crochet
  • Social Services @ The Library
  • Healthy Minds
  • Teen Tuesday
  • Nutritionist Talk - IBS and Fibromyalgia
16
  • Wilson Branch Playgroup
  • Shake, Shimmy & Dance
  • Tile & Button Art
  • Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
17
  • Wilson Crafters
  • Fire Prevention Storytime
  • Teen Thursdays
  • Zombie Party
  • STEM Club
18
  • Book Babies
19
20
21
  • Talk & Toys
22
  • Sunnyside Up
  • Learn to Crochet
  • Social Services @ The Library
  • Healthy Minds
23
  • Wilson Branch Playgroup
  • 4-Part Quilting Workshop
  • Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
24
  • Wilson Crafters
  • Young Explorers
25
26
  • Bullet Journaling
27
28
  • Talk & Toys
  • Monday Morning Book Club
  • Anime/Manga Club
29
  • Sunnyside Up
  • Coping with Dementia: Strategies for Families
  • Learn to Crochet
  • Social Services @ The Library
  • Healthy Minds
  • Teen Tuesday
  • Healing Power of Meditation
30
  • Wilson Branch Playgroup
  • Shake, Shimmy & Dance
  • 4-Part Quilting Workshop
  • Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
31
  • Wilson Crafters
  • Teen Thursdays

Prize List:

*We will contact winners on or after the Tuesday following every prize week.*

Week One (June 24-29):

  • Hartford Yard Goats 4 Right Field Porch Seats
  • $20 Geissler’s Gift Certificate
  • Stone Soup Board Game
  • Boston Red Sox Prize plus $10 itunes gift card
  • Poky 5-Pack

Week Two (July 1-6): 

  • 2 Jump Passes to Launch Trampoline Park
  • $50 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
  • Build the T-Rex Kit
  • Saquon Barkley Poster plus $10 iTunes gift card
  • Baking Kit

Week Three (July 8-13):

  • 4 Pack of Tickets to the New Britain Bees
  • $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • Build the Robot Kit
  • Art Basket
  • Unstable Unicorns Board Game

Week Four (July 15-20): 

  • 4 Admission Tickets to the Wadsworth Athenaeum
  • $15 Chilli’s Gift Card
  • Rocky Candy Vinyl Moana from Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Beach Basket
  • Waterproof Bluetooth Shower Speaker

 

Week Five (July 22-27):

  • Family 4-Pack Voucher to the Children’s Museum
  • $20 Subway Gift Card
  • Black Panther Movie Poster and Shuri POP! Doll
  • 2 General Admission vouchers to the Connecticut Science Center
  • Ocean Wave Projector Lamp

Week Six (July 29-August 3):

  • Admission for 4 to the Pez Factory
  • $30 Google Play Gift Card
  • Neon Painted Rocks Kit & $10 to Pottery Piazza
  • Marvel’s Spider Man PS4
  • Admission for 2 to the New England Air Museum

Week Seven (August 5-10):

  • 4 Free Admission to the New Britian Museum of American Art
  • $25 to Union Street Tavern
  • Planner Kit plus $10 iTunes Gift Card
  • Book Basket
  • Art of Color plus $10 to Pottery Piazza

Week Eight (August 12-17):

  • 2 tickets to the Big E
  • $25 to Union Street Tavern
  • Wilson Pizza Gift Card
  • Game of Thrones Trivia Game plus $10 iTunes Gift Card
  • Loom Kit plus $10 to Pottery Piazza

Grand Prizes:

Adult: $100 iTunes Gift Card

Teen: $100 Footlocker Gift Card

Kids: Snap Circuit Rover

Wilson Branch: Amazon Fire Tablet & $25 Amazon Gift Card

Summer Reading Resources

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