Adult Summer Reading 2024

“Read, Renew, Repeat”

Find information on Children’s Summer Reading here.

Participate in adult summer reading at the Wolcott Public Library. Join the summer fun by picking up your reading log and instructions beginning June 24th.

By reading books and completing challenges, you will earn special thematic pins and entries into the end-of-program raffle, with prizes based on your favorite genres.

Participate in adult summer reading at the Wolcott Public Library. This year’s theme is “Read, Renew, Repeat!” Earn thematic animal badges by keeping a reading log and completing specific challenges. You will also win points for the end-of-program raffle. Join the summer fun by picking up your reading log and instructions beginning June 24th.

Information regarding raffle prizes can be found here. All printables for challenges will be available on June 24th.

Books read can be used to satisfy multiple requirements across different activity sheets/challenges, but cannot satisfy 2 requirements of 1 reading challenge. Past a certain threshold, every additional completion in each category will provide an additional raffle ticket.

Submit all reading logs and challenges by Monday, August 5th to receive tickets to our end-of-program raffle.

All raffle submissions will be due Thursday, August 8th.

The following table will describe all challenges along with providing a link to all relevant documentation. If you need more clarification, do not hesitate to e-mail wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com with your questions.

ButtonHow to EarnHow to SubmitRewards
Reading ChallengeRead 1 book and list it in your reading log.Show the reading log to a staff member at the front desk, or send a list of completed books to wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com with the title: “Adult Reading Challenge”.
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button per book up to 12.
1 ticket every 3 books.
Prolific ReaderFinish the entire reading log (12 books).Show the reading log to a staff member at the front desk, or send a list of completed books to wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com with the title: “Adult Reading Challenge”.
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button for completion of the log.
1 raffle ticket per book beyond 12.
Social ButterflyReview 3 books you read this summer online and tag the Wolcott Public Library on Facebook or Instagram.Tag us 3 times then e-mail us at wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com with the links or come to the library and show us your posts.
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button after 3 posts.
1 raffle ticket after 3 posts.
1 raffle ticket per additional post.
Making a MarkComplete review bookmarks for display in the library. Can be combined with above reviews.Bring 2 completed bookmarks to the front desk or submit a pdf version to wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com.
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button after 2 bookmarks.
1 raffle ticket after 2 bookmarks.
1 raffle ticket for each additional bookmark.
Tree Frog Genre JumperComplete 3 tasks on our Genre Jumper worksheet to earn this pin.Come to the library with your Genre Jumper worksheet or submit a pdf version to wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com.
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button after 3 tasks.
1 raffle ticket after 3 tasks.
High JumpComplete 5 tasks on our Genre Jumper worksheet to earn this pin.Come to the library with your Genre Jumper worksheet or submit a pdf version to wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com.
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button after 5 tasks (including previously submitted for above achievement).
1 raffle ticket after 5 tasks.
1 raffle ticket for each completed task beyond 5.
Library ExplorerComplete 3 tasks on our Library Explorer worksheet to earn this pin.Come to the library with your Library Explorer worksheet or submit a pdf version to wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com.
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button after 3 tasks.
1 raffle ticket after 3 tasks.
1 raffle ticket for each completed task beyond 3.
Swimming ChampionComplete 3 tasks on our Active Swimmer activity worksheet to earn this pin.Come to the library with your Active Swimmer worksheet or submit a pdf version to wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com.
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button after 3 tasks.
1 raffle ticket after 3 tasks.
1 raffle ticket for each completed task beyond 3.
Helping HandComplete 3 tasks on our Friend of the World worksheet to earn this pin.Come to the library with your Friend of the World worksheet or submit a pdf version to wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com..
If sent by e-mail, wait for a confirmation response before retrieving your button and/or raffle tickets from the front desk.
1 button after 3 tasks.
1 raffle ticket after 3 tasks.
1 raffle ticket for each completed task beyond 3.

Please e-mail wolcottsummerreading@gmail.com with any questions.

Find information on Children’s Summer Reading here.