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Adult Summer Reading

Welcome to the 2020 Adult Summer Reading Program Page!

All High School students and adults are welcome to participate.

A note about this year’s program: we encourage you to record your books and book reviews online. The instructions below reflect that online component.  However, if you do not wish to do so for any reason, you can contact the library and we can forward you Adult Summer Reading Program (SRP) information via mail or email.  There will also be a limited number of Adult SRP packets available during Curbside Pickup hours. We recommend calling in advance to check availability.

Rules

  1. REGISTER for the Adult SRP - HERE.    

  2. READ whatever you want, whenever you want. 

    1. Paperback & hard cover books, E-books, audiobooks, J (junior) novels, and YA (young adult) novels all count.  Children’s picture books and easy readers do not count.

    2. Keep track of the title & author of the books you read. 

    3. This year, we are also giving credit for magazines read (i.e. 3 magazines = 1 book). Keep track of magazine name and edition date.

  3. RECORD your books online HERE with the Reading Log.

    1. Submit brief book reviews and get more chances to win. Click HERE to do a Book Review.

    2. You will also be emailed the link for Reading Logs and Book Reviews, when you Register for the program.

    3. Submit your Reading Log and Book Reviews anytime. You can do it once a week, once a month, or wait until August. 

  4. DEADLINE for submitting Reading Logs and Book Reviews: FRIDAY, AUGUST 7th.  

    1. NOTE: if you send your list via mail, please allow extra time. We would like to receive all lists by August 7th. 

 

Rewards

Read or Do

Chances (raffle tickets) for Prize Drawing
1 Book Read

1

1 Book Review 3
3 Magazines Read (list mag. Title & edition on log) 1
1 Virtual Event geared for Adults 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prizes**

Gift cards to East Coast Lumber, Panera, Starbucks, Whole Foods, T-bones/Cactus Jacks restaurants, gift card to the 99 Restaurant, a picnic basket, Google Home Mini, books, and more.

THANK YOU TO EAST COAST LUMBER FOR DONATING GIFT CARDS. Thank you also to anonymous donors for the other prizes.

The prize drawing will be on or around August 10th. Prize winners will be announced no later than August 14, 2020.

** we hope the prize list will grow as the summer continues. If you or your company would like to donate a prize, please email jarden@HampsteadLibrary.org.