Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Teen Summer Reading Program 2019

2019 Teen Summer Reading Program
Ottumwa Public Library
June 3rd - August 9th, 2019

How it works:
  1. This program is for teens going into the 9th grade through 12th grade.
  2. Starting May 28th come to OPL to sign up and receive the reading log for June.
  3. Finish the June reading log and return it to the library before the end of June to receive a prize bag.
  4. Starting June 25th come to OPL to pick up your reading log for July.
  5. Finish the July reading log and return it to the library before the end of July to receive another prize bag.
  6. Starting July 25th come to OPL to pick up your shortened reading log for August.
  7. Finish the August reading log and return it to the library before August 9th to receive your last prize.
  8. For each reading log you turn in (a limit of one per month, per teen) you will be entered into a drawing for the Teen Grand Prize!
What can you win?!?! And the Grand Prize is…
  • First Prize is a $75 Amazon Gift Card!
  • Second and third place is a Universe of Stories prize pack!
Want another chance to win the grand prize? Write a book review!

Want to tell the world about a great book you just read? Write a review for the library! Your review will be published on the library’s website and will earn you another entry to win the Summer Reading Program Grand Prize! (A limit of one review per month, per teen)

What’s going on at the library for teens?
Teen Manga & Anime Club!
The Second Friday of Each Month at 4:00PM
Discuss your favorite manga and anime with other graphic novel
fans and maybe learn about a new favorite!
Teen Writers Group!
The Second and Fourth Tuesday of Each Month at 4:00PM
Writers are encouraged to bring samples of their work to be read, or simply discuss various topics regarding the writing and publishing processes. All types of writing are welcome.
Teen Mystery Party!
Saturday, August 10 from 3-4PM
Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading Program by playing mystery themed games and eating pizza! The Grand Prize winner will be announced at the end of the party.
(Please note attendance at the party is not required in order to win the Grand Prize)

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A very special thank you to our local sponsors for their support of the Summer Reading Program: Ottumwa Kiwanis, OPL Friends, Hub Coffee and The Bridge Church, John Deere, Tee-Rex Mini Golf, the Staff at River Hills Community Health Center, Lifetime Wellness Chiropractic, Dr. Dwayne Patritto DDS Patritto Orthodontics, Dr. Thomas Evans DDS Pediatric Dentist, Ottumwa Printing, Mary Baird Krafka Attorney at Law, Norris Asphalt Paving Co., Kent and Leisa Walker, Roto-Rooter Sewer Drain Service of Ottumwa, Eastview Animal Hospital, Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition N. A. Inc., Aldi Inc., Casey’s General Store, Taco Bell, Burger King, American Home Finding Association’s I-Smile Program and the Knights of Columbus.