Review a book in Haiku poetry form.
~Top Prize an iPod Nano MP3 Player or Kobo E-book reader. Your choice!
~2nd and 3rd place receive gift certificates to Ranch Records.
Raffle tickets you earned during Prizes for Pages give you a chance to win movies, music, books, comic books, canvas bags, & more. You’ll get these raffle tickets when you hit the 600, and 1400 page reading goals. More tickets means more chances at prizes, as your name can be drawn multiple times! The raffle will be held Friday, August 31st.
600 - one raffle ticket
1400 - three raffle tickets
Are fines preventing you from checking out books? Sign up for summer reading and we’ll let you check out one book. You read 200 pages and we’ll subtract $5 off your fines. Read 400 pages and we’ll subtract an additional $5 off your fines (that’s up to $10 total). If you still have fines after that we’ll get you on a payment plan and you can start checking out books again.
Up to 15 teens will be able to participate in an all-nighter. Thursday evening, August 16 to Friday morning, August 17.
4 different writing workshops (fiction, non-fiction, poetry and ) offered Thursdays in July. Space is limited, so please register. There will be a $2 fee for each workshop to cover supplies.
Here’s what you get:
Read 200 & 400 pages — $2 gift card to the Friends of the Library Book Sale or a $5-off library fines coupon
Read 600 pages — One End of Summer Raffle ticket
Read 800 pages — a pool pass to the McMinnville Aquatic Center good for one
· Read 1000 pages — Pizza Buck and movie pass from Third Street Pizza & The Moonlight Theater
· Read 1200 pages — A free Serendipity ice cream sundae.
· Read 1400 pages — Three End of Summer Raffle tickets
· Read 1600 pages —A tasty pastry from Red Fox Bakery
· Read 1800 pages — A gift certificate to Cornerstone Coffee
· Read 2000 pages — A free book. One of several choices!
Great brain exercisers to test your smarts. A new one will be available every other week. Get a Serendipity Ice Cream Coupon for getting it right. Look for the forms around the Teen Escape area or ask a librarian.
Click here for a list of great reads for teens about expressing yourself through music, art, acting, and activism.
We would like to thank our sponsors:
Friends of the McMinnville Public Library
3rd Street Pizza
Serendipity Ice Cream
Red Fox Bakery
McMinnville Aquatic Center