Adult Summer Reading Program:
June 3-August 3, 2013
Register ONLINE or at the Library!
This program is open to readers ages 18 and up.
Sign up at the library.
Read or listen to fiction or non-fiction.
Parents as Reading Partners
Parents/guardians reading to children can count the same hours of reading toward books in the adult program. Four hours equals one book (one entry slip).
Writing a short review is optional. The book review portion of the entry form will be glued in a binder in the New Books area so other Adults can read your reviews. Participant names will NOT be posted with the reviews.
Prize Entry Forms
Complete a prize entry form for each book you finish. Fill out two entry forms for books 500 pages or longer. Entries may be turned in at the library’s Summer Reading desk & Information desks between June 10 and August 3, 2013.
Extra copies of the entry form are available at the library or may be printed from our website at: Adult Summer Reading Program Prize Entry Form
Weekly and Grand Prizes
Each week two completed entries will be drawn for the weekly drawings. (One weekly prize per person). Weekly drawings begin Friday, June 14th. All entries not drawn for weekly prizes are eligible for the grand prize drawings. Grand prizes will be drawn Tuesday, August 6th. Winners will be notified by phone or email. Winners select their prize at the Information Desk.
This year's grand prizes are themed gift baskets.
All programs are in the library’s Sue Ames Room.
Registration required for Jewelry program below.
Call 835-3656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Author Visit: Susan Troller talks Chicken
Tuesday, June 18, 7 pm. Free program.
Susan will talk about raising chickens, how she got her first chicken flock and about her book, CLUCK, From Jungle Fowl to City Chicks, a book of essays and stories about backyard chickens. She will bring in a live chicken to pet. Cluck will be available for purchase and book signing to follow.
Pasta Making: From Dough to Plate
Tuesday, July 9, 6:30-8:00pm Free program.
Cynthia DiCamelli will show you how to prepare fresh pasta at home. Learn how to work the dough, incorporate colors and flavors (such as eggs, spinach and tomato) and pair pastas with different sauces. Try out a hand crank pasta machine. Whole wheat, semolina and gluten-free flours will be discussed. Free samples and recipes will be provided.
Bookmarks and Bracelets Class
Wednesday, July 24, 6:30 pm
Make and take home a personalized leather bookmark or bracelet in this hands-on class. Library pays for the instructors from Diakonos Designs, you pay for the materials at time of class. Make one or both projects. Materials are $9.00 for the bookmark kits and $20.00-30.00 for the Ladderweave bracelet kits.
Novelist Plus features author and book information about contemporary writers for fiction and non-fiction and much more. http://www.oregonpubliclibrary.org and click on the icon on the left sidebar.
Summer Reading Book Review Binder
Read fellow readers’ reviews, located on the New Books shelf in the library.
Oregon Public Library GoodReads webpage
What are book clubs reading? What is next in your favorite series? Want to put your book collection or reading list online? You can find all these and more in our Good Reads page of our website.
Dear Reader online book club. Monday through Friday, receive a five-minute selection from a chapter of a book in your email and for a 2-3 chapter sample. Click the Online Book Clubs icon at www.oregonpubliclibrary.org to sign up.
The 2013 program is supported by the generous donations of the following businesses and organizations: