See below for info about Summer Reading
Children’s 2021 Summer Reading
Harwinton Public Library’s Summer Reading program is sponsored by the Harwinton Public Library Friends. The Friends work hard all year long to raise money through events, so that we can provide our community with a summer filled with imagination, learning, and fun.
Summer Reading Details
Pick up a registration packet at our Summer Kickoff on June 21st from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and receive a special reading log and entry forms to track your summer reading and win special prizes! The Summer Kickoff is a Children’s “Farmer’s Market”. Children will receive a free italian ice after signing up, from Chet’s Italian Ice. We will also have a llama and lots of fun activity stations!
You can also download the Governor’s Summer Reading Log.
Kids who register to participate in summer reading will automatically be entered in a weekly raffle to win a gift card.
Readers Are Leaders continues! Read 4 books and win:
One grand prize winner will receive a 4 pint package of specialty ice cream in the flavors of their choice, named after them & shipped directly to their home! Simply tell us your favorite book you read, using the form in your registration packet.
*Submit your reading logs and entry forms to us by July 28th to be eligible for prizes. You can drop them in the book drop, or take a picture and email them to us!
Weekly prizes are as follows:
1st week – $20 Gift certificate to Gamestop
2nd week – $20 Happy Student Gift Certificate
3rd week – $20 Gift certificate to Barnes and Noble
4th week – $20 Gift Certificate to GameStop
5th week – $20 Gift Certificate to Build a Bear
6th week – $20 Gift Certificate to Barnes and Noble
7th week – $20 Happy Student Gift Certificate
Suggested Reading Lists for Children
Teen’s 2021 Summer Reading
Harwinton Public Library offers a Teen/Adult raffle every summer. This year’s raffle begins June 21st. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, the title of the book you have read, and your phone number to be entered into our weekly raffle.
1st week – $20 Gift certificate to Greenhouse Tavern
2nd week – $20 Gift Certificate to Hogans Cider Mill
3rd week – $20 Gift Certificate to Harwinton Pizza
4th week – $20 Gift Certificate to Shiloh Run Farm
Suggested Reading Lists for Teens and School Summer Reading Info