"Libraries Rock!" Summer Reading Program | Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library

"Libraries Rock!" Summer Reading Program

"Libraries Rock!" Summer Reading Program

This year's Summer Reading theme is "Libraries Rock!" and runs from June 1 - July 31. We have a program for everyone: children, teens, and adults.  Parents can pre-register their child/teen at the Youth Services desk at any MPHPL location beginning May 1st. 

Visit ReadSquared, Our Official Reading Program Site!

Children Birth-Entering 5th Grade

  • Beginning May 1, visit the Youth Services desk at any MPHPL location to get pre-registered for the summer reading program.
  • Beginning June 1, keep track of minutes spent reading or listening to audiobooks.
  • Learn how to track your minutes using our online program, Readsquared or use our paper reading log!
  • The first day to receive incentive prizes is Monday, June 11.

 

Check out this year's promo video to learn more!

 

 

Teens Entering Grades 6-12

This summer, YOU get to decide how you log your reading!

  • Beginning May 1, visit the Youth Services desk at any MPHPL location to get pre-registered for the summer reading program.
  • If you choose our book path, every 3 books read will earn you a digital raffle ticket for a chance to win an end of summer prize. Reading incentives will be given at the 3, 6, and 9 book levels.
  • If you choose our minutes path, for every 300 minutes read, earn a digital raffle ticket for a chance to win an end of summer prize.  Reading incentives will be given at the 300, 600, and 900 minute levels.
  • Beginning June 1, keep track of minutes spent reading or listening to audiobooks or the number of books read.
  • Learn how to track your minutes or books using our online program, ReadSquared or use our paper reading log to log minutes!
  • The first day to receive incentive prizes is Monday, June 11.

 

Check out this year's promo video to learn more!

 

 

 

Adults (Ages 18+)

Beginning May 1, visit www.mphpl.org and register for a ReadSquared account.*

Every book read will earn you an entry for a chance to win our monthly prize. 

 

June Prize – One winner per location (Winners will be drawn the week of July 2nd)

Park Pack:  1 2018 vehicle pass to Elkhart County Parks and 2 South Bend Cubs tickets and hats

 

July Prizes – One winner per location (Winners will be announced by Saturday, August 4)

2 tickets to a Morris Performing Arts Center performance of your choice (some restrictions apply)

Please note: One (1) prize will be awarded per library location.  Entries earned in June will carry over to the July drawing. 
 

Bonus Prize (Winner will be announced by Saturday, August 4)

In July, there will be a bonus adult prize drawing across the library system for 2 tickets to The Lerner 2018 Kimball Organ Series - Silent Movie: Steamboat Bill, Jr. on Thursday, September 13th at 7:00pm.

 

* If you are a parent that already has a parent account to oversee your children’s accounts, please see the Youth Services department for assistance enrolling in the adult summer reading program.

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