Summer Reading

Summer Reading will run from June 26, 2019 through August 16, 2019

Summer Reading Challenge Registration:

To register for Summer Reading, please click the image below (A Universe of Stories with Astronauts). Registration begins June 7 and you may begin logging your reading on June 14. Register based on the grade you are ENTERING IN THE FALL OF 2019. If you would like to register multiple children and only use one login-register under the “Myself and Children” field you will see as an option.  You will enter the ADULT INFORMATION first and when asked what program to register for, as adults you will select NO PROGRAM.  This will then allow you to enter your children into the different programs so you can monitor all and only need 1 login.

Summer Reading Registration Instructions 2019

For those entering Grades 6-12 please find your information regarding our Summer Reading Program on our Teen Page Here.

Summer Reading Program Information:

To learn about our Special Summer Performers and Programs, check out our brochures:

Summer 2019 Special Performers and Events Brochure

Summer 2019 Weekly In-House Programs Brochure

Summer Reading Lists:

Suggested Reading for Grades K-2

Suggested Reading for Grades 3-4

Suggested Reading for Grades 5-6

Fun Prizes and Raffles:

When you register online with our new logging program READsquared, you will be notified that you can come to the Weston Public Library to pick up a registration prize-no logging necessary to collect this prize!

***Please note that you can only receive prizes and raffle tickets when Miss Alessandra is working, Monday-Friday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Miss Alessandra runs ALL of the children and teen programs so even if you come in during these hours she may be unavailable right away and in a program.  If you are on a tight schedule and needing to pick up a child’s prizes you can always call ahead (203)222-2651 to see if she will be available to assist you at the time you plan to come to the library.***

To enter one of these raffles, register for Summer Reading  (click one of the buttons above) and log the minutes you read.

For the Birth-PreK Program:

  • For every 20 minutes you read or are read to, you will be notified on READsquared to come and pick up a special sticker.  You can collect these stickers on a special sticker board you can pick up from the Weston Public Library.
  • For every 1 hour logged (60 minutes) you can also pick up a raffle ticket for different prizes.  Every 2 weeks we will pull raffles (5 at a time for PreK-Grade 5 as they can select from the same raffle prizes).
  • To earn more raffle tickets, pick up a Summer Reading Bingo Card at the library. When you complete an activity, bring your card to get stamped by Miss Alessandra.  When you have completed a line of Bingo, you get an extra raffle ticket.
  • Complete our Summer Reading Challenge of Reading 1000 minutes (roughly 20 minutes a night for our 8 week program) and be automatically entered to win our grand prize.

For the K-5 Program:

  • For every 20 minutes you read or are read to, you will be notified on READsquared to come and pick up a bead.  You can collect these beads for your brag tag chain.  Pick up your chain and brag tag after you register online for the summer reading challenge at the Weston Public Library.
  • For every 1 hour logged (60 minutes) you can also pick up a raffle ticket for different prizes.  Every 2 weeks we will pull raffles (5 at a time for PreK-Grade 5 as they can select from the same raffle prizes).
  • For every 5 regular beads you collect, you can trade in for special beads from Miss Alessandra.
  • To earn more raffle tickets, pick up a Summer Reading Bingo Card at the library. When you complete an activity, bring your card to get stamped by Miss Alessandra.  When you have completed a line of Bingo, you get an extra raffle ticket.
  • Complete our Summer Reading Challenge of Reading 1000 minutes (roughly 20 minutes a night for our 8 week program) and be automatically entered to win our grand prize.

Prizes will be listed in the Children’s Room and boxes to enter your raffle tickets will be labeled.

Possible Raffle Prizes:

Each Prize comes with 1 (30 minute) Pass to Skyzone of Bethel

  • Solar Cell Science Fun
  • Giant Inflatable Rocket
  • Spongebob UNO card game
  • Cosmic Ray Wand
  • LED Galaxy Spinner
  • Pirate Telescope
  • Dueling Stomp Rockets
  • Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes
  • Foam Rocket
  • Solar System Kit
  • Solar Robot Kit
  • Connect 4 Twist & Turn Tabletop Game
  • Stomp Rocket Ultra Rocket LED
  • Lunar Light Show
  • Space Explorers Builders Set
  • Solar Power Experiment Kit
  • Classic Little Golden Book Library
  • Little House Book Set
  • Cupcake Diaries Book Set
  • Cool Ghouls Book Set

Raffle #1: Friday, June 28

Raffle #2: Friday, July 12

Raffle #3: Friday, July 26

Raffle #4: Friday, August 9

Grand Prize Raffle (all ages-1 giant prize): Friday, August 16

  • 4 Passes (60 minutes each) to Skyzone of Bethel
  • 2 Tickets to the CT Science Center in Hartford
  • Giant Inflatable Rocket
  • Giant Foam Rocket
  • $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • $50 Visa Gift Card

Thank You to All Our Sponsors!

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