Dig Into Reading
into Reading” Summer Reading Program is open to all children
ages 4-12 who have a Rainbow City Public Library card in good
standing. Children who do not meet the requirements for a free
library card may be issued a card by paying a $10.00 out-of-county
fee. This fee is due on an annual basis. To participate in the
program, fill out the Summer Reading Program Registration Form and
return it to the library by Saturday, June 29th.
will earn a free drawstring
backsack and be invited to attend the Summer Reading Program Reward
Party on July 31st provided you read at least
15 library books OR read at least 1,000 pages and return your
completed reading log by 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 24th.
Record the library books you read on your “Dig into Reading”
reading log BEFORE you return your books to the library. You
may list the title or the library barcode number of each book you
have read. If your goal is to read at least 1,000 pages, you must
also list the number of pages in each book you read. If you are
reading eBooks and want to count pages, list the number of pages
found in the print version of the title. The number of pages for a
title can often be found in the library’s catalog or on websites
such as Amazon.com or Barnesandnoble.com. Books must be read
between May 13th and July 24th. Audiobooks
may not be counted.
Only books or eBooks checked out from Rainbow City Public Library
may be counted unless you are registered for our program through
a school sponsored summer camp with access to a school library.
Advance approval is required from the library director for group
participation and registration.
Before you turn in your reading log, make sure you have listed
at least 15 books or indicated you have read at least 1,000
pages. Verify that your correct name, phone number, and library card
number are listed on the back of your reading log.
Your reading log must be returned to the designated “Dig into
Reading” box. Do not return your completed reading log to the
library staff or place it in the book drop.
If you fail to
return your reading log by 7:00pm on Wednesday, July 24th
fail to either list at least 15 books or indicate you have
read at least 1,000 pages, you will not receive a backsack.
you earn a backsack and are unable to attend a party, please pick it
up at the circulation desk after the last party has
concluded. Backsacks will not be given out prior to the
parties or during the time between the parties.
Backsacks that are not
picked up by September 16, 2013, will be forfeited.