The 2019 Adult Summer Reading Challenge Begins Today!

Copy of Copy of A Universe of Stories_ promo flyerThe adult summer reading challenge officially begins today!
Participate from June 13 until August 30 for a summer full of fun activities!

This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories” and prizes include a telescope, space-themed books, a space projector, Lush products, and a $105 massage gift card.

Stop by and ask for a bingo sheet at the reference desk (or at the Fox Branch). You can earn raffle tickets by completing the activities listed in the bingo squares, which range from reading to stargazing.

You get:

  • (1) ticket for signing up
  • (1) ticket for signing up with a friend or family member
  • (1) ticket for each completed bingo square
  • (1) ticket for each bingo row or column completed
  • (5) tickets for a completed bingo sheet

Drop your raffle tickets in the prize box(es) located on the display table in the main library lobby. We will contact prize winners in the first week of September.

Prizes include:
1) Stargazer Kit: telescope and star guide
2) Getting Cozy under the Stars Kit (space projector, smores kit, and space blanket)
3) Spaced-Out Self-Care Kit: $105 massage gift card and Lush products kit.
4) “A Night with the Stars” $50 AMC gift card
5) Planetarium Passes
6) “I can’t read enough about Space” Book Kit:
Rise of the rocket girls: the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt
A man on the moon: the voyages of the Apollo astronauts by Andrew Chaikin
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu; translated by Ken Liu
The Martian by Andy Weir

More info: Summer Reading for Kids, Teens and Adults at Arlington’s Libraries

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