Winter Reading Programs Dec. 9 - Feb. 14

 

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The Library provides winter programs for children, teens, and adults with age-appropriate activities, reading suggestions, and prizes.

Children's Program - Teen Program - Adult Program

 

 winter wonderland logo       Thank you to Visit Stillwater for the great ice skating kick-off event!
Visit Winter Wonderland through Jan. 7

 

CHILDREN'S WINTER READING

Who can participate?

  • Children from birth to fifth graders

How do I register?

How much do I read?

  • We are encouraging readers to read once a day. 
  • At least 15 minutes is recommended, but parents may set any goal that is right for their children
  • You will record the dates for each day that you read (children will use paper logs only)

What are the incentives & prizes?

  • After logging 5 days of reading,  you may pick out a reward, such as a snack coupon or small prize.
  • After logging 20 days of reading, you may choose a free book to keep.
  • Dedicated readers who sign up early will have the chance to complete more than one reading log thus earning additional books.
What is the Grand Prize?
  • A Lego Building Set
  • Every reader who turns in at least one reading log will be entered into the grand prize drawing.
Who are your sponsors?
  • Friends of the Library

What is Snowball Cinema?

  • For a little bonus fun, we will be showing winter movies in starting Dec. 14.
  • Movies will be shown at 6 p.m. every Thursday.  
  • Feel free to attend in your PJs and enjoy popcorn with the show.
  • Dec. 14 - Frozen
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  • Dec. 21 - Polar Express
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  • Dec. 28 - Happy Feet
  happy feet

TEEN WINTER READING

 Who can participate?

  • Young adults in 6-12 grades

How do I register?

  • In person at the Ice Skating Kick-off Dec. 9
  • Online by using Wandoo
  • In person at the Adult Help Desk. The librarian will help you create a Wandoo account to access the online reading program.

How much do I read?

  • We are encouraging readers to read once a day. 
  • At least 15 minutes is required to complete one day.
  • You will record the dates for each day that you read (young adults will use Wandoo only)

What are the incentives & prizes?

  • After logging 5 days of reading,  you will win an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing.
  • After logging 20 days of reading, you may choose a free book to keep.
  • Dedicated readers who sign up early will have the chance to complete more than one reading log thus earning additional books.
What is the Grand Prize?
  • $75 gift card to the bookstore of the winner's choice

What is the MVB Award?

  • Looking for an extra challenge? Log your minutes to compete in the monthly MVB (most voracious bookworm) contest. 
  • The top reader for each month wins a brand new book of their choice (up to $20)!
Who are your sponsors?
  • Friends of the Library

ADULT WINTER READING:


Who can participate?

  • Adults 18 years & over, as well as students 16 years & over

How do I register?

  • In person at the Ice Skating Kick-off Dec. 9
  • In person at the Adult Help Desk, if you want to use a paper reading log rather than an online log
  • Online with Wandoo, our reading tracker, if you want to log your reading online and without a paper log

How much do I read?

  • We are encouraging readers to read a little bit every day 
  • At least 15 minutes is required to complete one day
  • You will record the dates for each day that you read (adults may choose to log reading with a paper log or with Wandoo)

What are the incentives & prizes?

  • After logging 5 days of reading, you will win an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing.
  • After logging 20 days of reading, you may choose either a $5 off coupon for fines or a Grand Prize Drawing entry
  • Dedicated readers who sign up early will have the chance to complete more than one reading log thus earning additional coupons or entries.
What is the Grand Prize?
  • $100 gift card to the local merchant of the winner's choice
Who are your sponsors?
  • Friends of the Library