Summer Reading Begins May 18th

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Your Kirkwood Public Library would like your feedback on our 2019 Summer Reading program. Once you’ve had a chance to get started with Summer Reading and participated in some of our wonderful programs, please click the survey icon to tell us what you think! You’re feedback helps up plan for future Summer Reading programs.

~Thank you!

ADULT

Prizes

*Sign up for Summer Reading by July 1st for your chance to win a Raising Cane’s cooler filled with goodies!

1,000 Pages 
– Chance to win $10 Downtown Kirkwood gift certificates (multiple winners)

2,000 Pages
– Chance to win $20 Downtown Kirkwood gift certificates (multiple winners)
– Chance to win a Roku Ultra Express Steaming Player (2 winners)

2,500 Pages
– Completion Prize: Cooler Bag
– Coupon for a free 2’x3′ print from our Large Format Printer
– Chance to win a $100 Air BnB Card

Complete Challenges for the chance to win more prizes!

Challenges

Discover a World of Stories
There’s a world of stories to explore! Submit a short review of a book you’ve read this summer.  You’ll be entered to win a World Traveler Basket, with a travel journal, scratch off world map, and copies of Destinations of a Lifetime and Atlas Obscura.  Selected reviews will be shared on the Library’s social media. Submit up to three reviews for more chances to win!

Discover a New Perspective
Read or listen to a book by an author whose race, sexuality, gender, or nationality differs from your own. You’ll be entered to win a New Perspectives Basket, with gift cards to SweetArt and MoKaBe, plus a selection of Own Voices books. Selected titles will be shared on the Library’s social media. Submit up to three entries for multiple chances to win! 

Discover More at a Program
Attend a Library program this Summer!  Tell us which program you attended and let us know how you liked it. You’ll be entered to win a Travel Tools basket, with a travel mug, tech accessories, and other travel essentials! 

Discover Stories Everywhere
Bring your book along for your vacation (or staycation)! Take a photo of what you’re reading, tell us where you were, and you’ll be entered to win a Reading on the Road Basket with a tote bag, book sleeve, bookmarks, 1000 Places to See Before You Die, and a $15 gift card to The Novel Neighbor! Photos will be shared on Library social media throughout the summer.

HOMEBOUND

Your Kirkwood Public Library provides free home delivery of library materials to Kirkwood residents who are unable to come into the library due to illness or physical limitations. Summer Reading logs and prizes are available for all those involved in our homebound program. For more information about the Homebound Program, click here or call Barbara Cockrell, Homebound and Outreach Coordinator at 314-821-5770, ext. 1018.

TEEN

Prizes

600 Minutes (10 Hours)
– Free Book
– Tropical Moose shaved ice
– Pottery Hollow Supply Fee
– 2 chance tickets

1200 Minutes (20 Hours)
– Mochi Squishy
– Free smoothie from Smoothie King
– Free pretzel from Pretzel Boys
– 2 chance tickets

1800 Minutes (30 Hours)
– Free book
– 2 chance tickets
– invitation to Summer Reading Party

2400 Minutes (40 Hours)
– Free Simple Pie at Blaze Pizza
– Combination Pen/Fidget Spinner/Light
– 2 change tickets

3000 Minutes (50 Hours)
– Summer Reading 50 Hour Reader Photo
– 50 Hour Reader List in Webster Kirkwood Times
– 2 chance tickets
– entry into 50 hour reader drawing

Each additional 10 hours (beyond 50) up to 100 hours, win 2 chance tickets.

6000 Minutes (100 hours)
– 100 hour reader list
– Free 3-D Print Coupon
– 2 chance tickets

Challenges

Earn an Additional Chance Ticket for Completing These Challenges Throughout the Summer!

Challenge One: May 18-31
– Share the title of a book you want to read this summer

Challenge Two: June 1-June 14
– Participate in a Children’s or Teen program and submit the title of that program.

Challenge Three: June 15-28
– Read a book that is #OwnVoices

Challenge Four: June 29-July 12
– Find a library staff member trading card and share the dewey decimal number that they would live in.

Challenge Five: July 13-July 26
– If you wrote your own biography or story, what would the title be?  Share the title!

Challenge Six: July 27-August 9
– Share the title of your favorite book that you read this summer!

CHILDREN

Prizes

300 Minutes (5 Hours)
– Magic House Coupon
– Dance Center of Kirkwood coupon
– Squishy from Dougherty Orthodontics
– 2 chance tickets

600 Minutes (10 Hours)
– Free Book
-Tropical Moose shaved ice
-Pottery Hollow supply fee
-2 chance tickets

900 Minutes (15 Hours)
– Kirkwood Public Library sunglasses
– 2 chance tickets

1200 Minutes (20 Hours)
– Yard Sign
– free strawberry from Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate
– 2 chance tickets

1800 Minutes (30 Hours)
– Free book
– free cookie from Great Harvest
– 2 chance tickets

3000 Minutes (50 Hours)
– Summer Reading 50 Hour Reader Photo
– 50 Hour Reader list in Webster Kirkwood Times
– Chili’s kid’s meal
– Raising Cane’s kid’s meal
– 2 chance tickets

Each additional 10 hours (beyond 50) up to 100 hours, win 2 chance tickets.

6000 minutes (100 hours)
– 100 hour reader list
– Free 3-D Print Coupon
– 2 chance tickets

Challenges

Earn an Additional Chance Ticket for Completing These Challenges Throughout the Summer!

Challenge One: May 18-31
– Share the title of a book you want to read this summer

Challenge Two: June 1-June 14
– Participate in a Children’s or Teen program and submit the title of that program.

Challenge Three: June 15-28
– Read a book that is #OwnVoices

Challenge Four: June 29-July 12
– Find a library staff member trading card and share the dewey decimal number that they would live in.

Challenge Five: July 13-July 26
– If you wrote your own biography or story, what would the title be?  Share the title!

Challenge Six: July 27-August 9
– Share the title of your favorite book that you read this summer!

BABIES

Baby Summer Reading program for ages birth-3 years. Complete the challenges in the paper Baby Summer Reading log, and come in to the library to pick up your prizes. Print your reading log below.

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Hours Read

Hours Read

Goal to Beat

Goal to Beat

Goal to Beat

Summer Reading Begins May 18th

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

Your Kirkwood Public Library would like your feedback on our 2019 Summer Reading program. Once you’ve had a chance to get started with Summer Reading and participated in some of our wonderful programs, please click the survey icon to tell us what you think! You’re feedback helps up plan for future Summer Reading programs.

~Thank you!

ADULT

Prizes

*Sign up for Summer Reading by July 1st for your chance to win a Raising Cane’s cooler filled with goodies!

1,000 Pages 
– Chance to win $10 Downtown Kirkwood gift certificates (multiple winners)

2,000 Pages
– Chance to win $20 Downtown Kirkwood gift certificates (multiple winners)
– Chance to win a Roku Ultra Express Steaming Player (2 winners)

2,500 Pages
– Completion Prize: Cooler Bag
– Coupon for a free 2’x3′ print from our Large Format Printer
– Chance to win a $100 Air BnB Card

Complete Challenges for the chance to win more prizes!

Challenges

Discover a World of Stories
There’s a world of stories to explore! Submit a short review of a book you’ve read this summer.  You’ll be entered to win a World Traveler Basket, with a travel journal, scratch off world map, and copies of Destinations of a Lifetime and Atlas Obscura.  Selected reviews will be shared on the Library’s social media. Submit up to three reviews for more chances to win!

Discover a New Perspective
Read or listen to a book by an author whose race, sexuality, gender, or nationality differs from your own. You’ll be entered to win a New Perspectives Basket, with gift cards to SweetArt and MoKaBe, plus a selection of Own Voices books. Selected titles will be shared on the Library’s social media. Submit up to three entries for multiple chances to win! 

Discover More at a Program
Attend a Library program this Summer!  Tell us which program you attended and let us know how you liked it. You’ll be entered to win a Travel Tools basket, with a travel mug, tech accessories, and other travel essentials! 

Discover Stories Everywhere
Bring your book along for your vacation (or staycation)! Take a photo of what you’re reading, tell us where you were, and you’ll be entered to win a Reading on the Road Basket with a tote bag, book sleeve, bookmarks, 1000 Places to See Before You Die, and a $15 gift card to The Novel Neighbor! Photos will be shared on Library social media throughout the summer.

CHILDREN

Prizes

300 Minutes (5 Hours)
– Magic House Coupon
– Dance Center of Kirkwood coupon
– Squishy from Dougherty Orthodontics
– 2 chance tickets

600 Minutes (10 Hours)
– Free Book
-Tropical Moose shaved ice
-Pottery Hollow supply fee
-2 chance tickets

900 Minutes (15 Hours)
– Kirkwood Public Library sunglasses
– 2 chance tickets

1200 Minutes (20 Hours)
– Yard Sign
– free strawberry from Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate
– 2 chance tickets

1800 Minutes (30 Hours)
– Free book
– free cookie from Great Harvest
– 2 chance tickets

3000 Minutes (50 Hours)
– Summer Reading 50 Hour Reader Photo
– 50 Hour Reader list in Webster Kirkwood Times
– Chili’s kid’s meal
– Raising Cane’s kid’s meal
– 2 chance tickets

Each additional 10 hours (beyond 50) up to 100 hours, win 2 chance tickets.

6000 minutes (100 hours)
– 100 hour reader list
– Free 3-D Print Coupon
– 2 chance tickets

Challenges

Earn an Additional Chance Ticket for Completing These Challenges Throughout the Summer!

Challenge One: May 18-31
– Share the title of a book you want to read this summer

Challenge Two: June 1-June 14
– Participate in a Children’s or Teen program and submit the title of that program.

Challenge Three: June 15-28
– Read a book that is #OwnVoices

Challenge Four: June 29-July 12
– Find a library staff member trading card and share the dewey decimal number that they would live in.

Challenge Five: July 13-July 26
– If you wrote your own biography or story, what would the title be?  Share the title!

Challenge Six: July 27-August 9
– Share the title of your favorite book that you read this summer!

TEEN

Prizes

600 Minutes (10 Hours)
– Free Book
– Tropical Moose shaved ice
– Pottery Hollow Supply Fee
– 2 chance tickets

1200 Minutes (20 Hours)
– Mochi Squishy
– Free smoothie from Smoothie King
– Free pretzel from Pretzel Boys
– 2 chance tickets

1800 Minutes (30 Hours)
– Free book
– 2 chance tickets
– invitation to Summer Reading Party

2400 Minutes (40 Hours)
– Free Simple Pie at Blaze Pizza
– Combination Pen/Fidget Spinner/Light
– 2 change tickets

3000 Minutes (50 Hours)
– Summer Reading 50 Hour Reader Photo
– 50 Hour Reader List in Webster Kirkwood Times
– 2 chance tickets
– entry into 50 hour reader drawing

Each additional 10 hours (beyond 50) up to 100 hours, win 2 chance tickets.

6000 Minutes (100 hours)
– 100 hour reader list
– Free 3-D Print Coupon
– 2 chance tickets

Challenges

Earn an Additional Chance Ticket for Completing These Challenges Throughout the Summer!

Challenge One: May 18-31
– Share the title of a book you want to read this summer

Challenge Two: June 1-June 14
– Participate in a Children’s or Teen program and submit the title of that program.

Challenge Three: June 15-28
– Read a book that is #OwnVoices

Challenge Four: June 29-July 12
– Find a library staff member trading card and share the dewey decimal number that they would live in.

Challenge Five: July 13-July 26
– If you wrote your own biography or story, what would the title be?  Share the title!

Challenge Six: July 27-August 9
– Share the title of your favorite book that you read this summer!

HOMEBOUND

Your Kirkwood Public Library provides free home delivery of library materials to Kirkwood residents who are unable to come into the library due to illness or physical limitations. Summer Reading logs and prizes are available for all those involved in our homebound program. For more information about the Homebound Program, click here or call Barbara Cockrell, Homebound and Outreach Coordinator at 314-821-5770, ext. 1018.

BABIES

Baby Summer Reading program for ages birth-3 years. Complete the challenges in the paper Baby Summer Reading log, and come in to the library to pick up your prizes. Print your reading log below.

Discover the Wonders of Summer Reading

Thank You to our Sponsors

Youth Sponsors

Chili’s | Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate | Clifford Willard Gaylord Foundation | Culver’s | Dance Center of Kirkwood | Dougherty Orthodontics | Enterprise Bank and Trust | EyeSeeMe Books | Great Harvest Bread Company of Kirkwood | Institute of Museum and Library Services | Kirkwood Public Library Endowment Grant | Magic House | Penn Station East Coast Subs-Sunset Hills | Pottery Hollow | Raising Cane’s | Tropical Moose | Webster-Kirkwood Times

Teen Sponsors

Clifford Willard Gaylord Foundation | Culver’s | Enterprise Bank and Trust | EyeSeeMe Books | Institute of Museum and Library Services | Kirkwood Public Library Endowment Grant | Jimmy Johns | Penn Station East Coast Subs-Sunset Hills | Pottery Hollow | Pretzel Boys | Smoothie King | Tropical Moose | Webster-Kirkwood Times

Adult Sponsors

Clifford Willard Gaylord Foundation | Penn Station East Coast Subs | Raising Cane’s | St. Louis Cardinals