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Summer Reading Clubs at Warren Township Library Start on Monday, June 16

June 14, 2014 at 5:50 AM

WARREN, NJ- The Warren Library’s popular Summer Reading Clubs for all ages kick off on Monday, June 16 and will continue until Friday, August 22.

There are two reading clubs for children this year: “Read with Me” for children who are not yet reading or just learning to read, and “Fizz, Boom, Read!” for children who are already reading on their own. Chances to win prizes include weekly trivia contests, a guessing game, and raffles.  Two grand prizes will be awarded at the end of the summer:  a giant, cuddly panda and a 7-in-1 Solar Rechargeable Space Fleet. Visit the Youth Services Department desk to sign up for either club, or call (908) 754-5554 ext 23 for additional information.  

READING CLUB FOR TEENS

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Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to join Warren Library's Teen Summer Reading Club for a chance to win prizes, including a grand prize of an HP7 Tablet computer. Teens can earn up to three free books or alternate prize/candy, and be entered in raffle drawings which will feature four different $20 gift cards.   Teens can register to join this year’s “Beneath the Surface” reading club at the YA Reference Desk.

 For the first time, there is going to be an online Virtual Summer Reading Club for teens and adults. For more information visit the website at www.sclsnj.org

 READING CLUB FOR ADULTS

This year’s theme is “Literary Elements”.  Register at the Circulation Desk for the Adult Summer Reading Club, just by giving your name and library card barcode number.  Each person who signs up will receive a tote bag.  Participants will collect one raffle ticket for each book they read (or listen to for audiobooks) and have the chance to win gift cards to Shop-Rite, Target and Dunkin’ Donuts at bi-weekly drawings.  All raffle tickets from each branch of the Somerset County Library System, along with online participants, will be pooled together at the conclusion of the program for a Grand Prize Drawing of three ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 tablets.

The Warren Twp. Library, a branch of the Somerset County Library System, is located at 42 Mountain Boulevard, Warren, NJ 07059; phone: (908)-754-5554.

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