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Last Updated: Aug 20, 2013 URL: http://berkeleypubliclibrary.libguides.com/summer Print Guide RSS Updates

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Summer Reading Game

Come to the library once to sign up and get your reading log. Then visit the library two more times during the summer AND:

  • read 10 books or
  • read 1,000 pages or
  • read for 10 hours

Each time you visit the library, bring your reading log. You will get a stamp to show that you made a visit.  Prizes must be collected in person by the player.

 

 

Additional Rules

  • If the player needs additional visits to complete their reading, he or she may collect up to five “visit” stickers. 
  • Players should read books at their current reading level that they enjoy.
  • Books may be read in any language.
  • Players may play the game only one time.
  • Players visiting Berkeley Public Libraries other than their “home” library may pick up a “visit” sticker during their visit. For example, if you are playing at North Branch, you may pick up a “visit” sticker from Central or Claremont.
  • Audio books, as well as being read to, count as a book.
 

Summer Reading Game

Summer Reading Game 2013

Come back again next year!

Win a coupon for free ice cream at Fenton's Creamery, plus choose from a ride on the Oakland Alameda Ferry, a free game of bowling (shoes included), a paperback book, or a bookstore gift certificate!

 

Volunteer!

During the summer, kids entering grades 6–8 are invited to be a library volunteer for a total of four hours for the summer. 

Examples of Student Friend jobs include stamping books, assisting with set-up for events, and cleaning books.

 

Events!

Events Calendar

Connect to our online events calendar

Click on the icon below to view or download a copy of our printable summer events brochure!

 

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