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Berkshire Athenaeum

Summer Reading Club 2013
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Join our Summer Reading Club!

Reading Club Guidelines

  • For Pre-school to Grade 5.
  • Club members are encouraged to have their own library cards.
  • Summer Reading Club runs for 8 weeks (July 1 - August 24).
  • Club members must visit the Library at least once during 4 different weeks to complete their weekly visit card.
  • After the first week of signing up, club members are asked to give a title of a book they have either read that week or are currently reading.
  • Club members will receive a prize for each weekly visit and a special final prize on their 4th weekly visit!
  • Club members also receive raffle tickets for every visit to the Library, as well as for participating in Weekly Calendar Activities. Prize drawings will be held once a week. Winners will be notified by phone.
  • Club members must be present in the Library to receive credit for weekly visits and raffle tickets.

Weekly Calendar Activities

  • Mondays: Picture Day. Bring an original drawing about a book for a raffle ticket.
  • Tuesdays: Crazy Hat Day. Wear a silly hat to the library for a raffle ticket.
  • Wednesdays: Stuffed Animal Day. Bring your favorite stuffed animal for a raffle ticket.
  • Thursdays: Recital Day. Recite a poem or sing a song for a raffle ticket.
  • Fridays: Blue Shirt Day. Wear a blue shirt to the library for a raffle ticket.
  • Saturdays: Fly Like a Bird Day. Flap your wings like a bird for a raffle ticket.

Summer Reading Programs sponsored by The Massachusetts Library System; Ben & Jerry's; Cyberstation; The Highland Restaurant; and the wonderful generosity of the The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.