Summer Reading Program Begins with a visit from Boots to Grasses!


On Monday, June 7th, we will kick off summer reading program with a visit from therapeutic horsemanship program Boots to Grasses!


Miss Laura, the program administrator, will be here, along with volunteer Miss Jennifer and two of their mini horses, Arrow and Dottie!


Join us on the library lawn at 1:00 pm to meet the mini horses and learn more about the program, such as how horses and horseback riding can help people, and see examples of tack and other horse-riding gear. There will even be a saddle on a stand available for photo opportunities! Please wear closed-toe shoes if possible, so you can get up close to the horses.


Summer reading challenge kits will also be available for pickup, along with other small prizes! We're so excited to see everyone!


More about SRP!


READING: Prizes can be earned based on how long you read, with a goal of 500 minutes. Reading logs can be picked up at the library. Our SRP program can also be done online this summer! Sign up for an account and keep track of what you read this summer. Links to each age group (kids, teens, and toddlers) will go live on June 7!


PLAY BINGO!: To win, you need to do at least fifteen of the twenty activities listed. You can also keep track of your Bingo activities on our online site as well! If you’d prefer an entry form, Bingo cards can also be picked up at the library or downloaded here on or after June 7: https://swantonpubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-program


PRIZES:

  • Read 250 minutes (125 for toddlers): A coupon for a free ice cream cone from Honey Bear or a cookie from Subway (depending on age group).

  • Read 500 minutes (250 for toddlers): A free book, a free coupon, animal toys, a completion certificate, entry into the Grand Prize Drawing, and more!

  • Extra prizes are given for the Scavenger Hunt and attending events (safari glasses, etc.)!

  • BINGO: Everyone who completes their Bingo card will get certificates for Burger King, a wooden snake or rubber duck, and an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing.

  • GRAND PRIZES: Everyone who EITHER completes a Bingo card OR finishes the reading will be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing (two entries are possible if you do both!). Grand prizes are book sets, games & puzzles, restaurant gift cards, and more!

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