Summer Reading Program 2015
Escape the Ordinary this summer with our Summer Reading Program! Children up to 12 years old can join the program beginning Monday, May 18 at any Lafayette Public Library location. They will participate in free programs like storytelling, crafts, music, puppetry and more. Prizes will be awarded at two levels, based on the number of minutes the child has read. Top prizes include a superhero book bag, a dog tag and a chance to win a grand prize bicycle!
Children can log their reading minutes on an official reading record from their library or online. The reading record has 50 reading stars that each represent 10 minutes of reading. For instance, if the child reads for 30 minutes, he or she may color in three reading circles. Younger children may participate by counting the minutes that someone reads to them. When children have read (or listened to) a total of 250 minutes, they will earn the Level 1 prizes. At 500 minutes, the children will win the Level 2 prizes and be entered in the grand prize drawing!
Level 1 Prizes*: 250 Minutes
- Escape the Ordinary! certificate
- Kart Ranch coupon
- Sonic Slush coupon
- Free Movie invitation
- Superhero bracelet
- Magic color Scratch Superhero craft
- Hologram glitz Memo Pad
- Superhero Pencil
Level 2 Prizes*: 500 Minutes
- DC Comics dogtag
- Superhero tote bag
- Great Harvest Bread Co. coupon
- Acadiana Lanes coupon
- Kart Ranch coupon
- Chick-fil-A coupon
- Skate Zone coupon
- Acadiana Cane Cutters baseball game voucher
- Louisiana IceGators game voucher
*All prizes are available while supplies last.
Reminders: For minutes to count toward an award, you may read (or listen to) books, magazines, graphic novels or newspapers on your reading level. You may record minutes read to a non-reader. You may not receive awards on the day you join.
Escape the Ordinary Children’s Summer Reading Program Sponsors
Acadiana Cane Cutters
Capitol Cyclery of Lafayette
Friends of the Lafayette Public Library
Great Harvest Bread Co.
Kona-Ice of Acadiana
Lafayette Consolidated Government/Heymann Performing Arts Center
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
Teens are invited to join the Teen Summer Reading Program this summer at any Lafayette Public Library System branch or online. Teen programs in 3D printing, Doctor Who, video games and more will be offered at our libraries throughout the summer. Between May 18 and July 31, teens who read or listen to audiobooks can log those titles online and become eligible to win awesome weekly prizes. All teens who read at least two books can also pick a book to keep from a selection of YA books available at the library (while supplies last). Visit LPLteen.net or call 261-5787 for more information.
The Adult Summer Reading Program begins May 18. Adults who register and log books online or fill in an entry form at any Lafayette Public Library location will have opportunities to win prizes in weekly drawings throughout the summer. The grand prize will be Barnes & Noble gift cards. Adults are also invited to attend free summer programming, like life coaching, yoga classes, book discussions and crafts. For details, view our Adult Summer Programs or call 261-5787 or 981-1028.