BCPL Summer Reading
Welcome to Boone County Public Library's Summer Reading Program. Once you are logged in, you can add to your online log.

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Upcoming Teen Events at BCPL
Title
Date
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, Games, and more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, December 01, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
When we open the doors, the gym is yours. Snacks provided.
Library
Chapin Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Help us plan programs, recommend books, and earn volunteer hours. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Voice your opinion! Recommend books, help us plan programs, and see your ideas come to life. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Homeschool Hangout: Cincinnati Museum Center Presents “Exploring Nano Science” (M/H)
Join other homeschooled teens and perform up to six experiments to explore the unique behavior of atoms and molecules on the nano scale. Registration requested.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come and discuss this month's title, The Giver.
Movie theater snacks will be provided. Registration encouraged.
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Battle other local players, or learn how to get started. BYOD.
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
All writers are welcome on the first Thursday of every month to share their work. No experience required!
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 08, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Create a wallet from old cassette tapes and a zipper.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Create and customize your own all natural soy candle. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Snow cones vs. hot chocolate, scarves vs. leis, sand art vs. ugly sweaters. Join us after hours to party on the beach or settle in by the fire.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 15, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
When we open the doors, the gym is yours. Snacks provided.
Library
Chapin Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Whether you’re writing fanfic or your first novel, join us on the third Tuesday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Eat pizza and talk about books you've been reading.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Are you itchin' to be stitchin'? Bring your latest projects and work among other thread-loving friends.
Registration encouraged.
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, December 22, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gotta catch ‘em all! Bring your own deck or DS; no trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

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What is Summer Reading?
Summer Reading: June 1-August 1
Read and log 5 hours to earn a book and an entry into a weekly gift card drawing. Read and log an additional 5 hours, for a total of 10 hours, to complete the program and earn a coupon pack, 5 library bucks, and an entry into the grand prize drawing for a Color Nook HD Tablet & $50 Barnes & Noble gift card! Complete challenge logs after you finish the reading log to earn additional library bucks and entries into the grand prize drawing! (Please note: All activities must be logged by August 1 to be eligible for prizes/All prizes may be picked up by September 1, while supplies last)

Lost your Summer Assignment?
Look no further - we got you covered! Click on the name of your school in the Cool Links box on the left to go to their website and download a copy of your summer reading lists and other assignments.

Weekly Gift Card Drawing Schedule:
Read and log your first 5 hours to earn a book and an entry into a weekly gift card drawing. Every Friday beginning June 6, 2 gift cards worth $25 each will be awarded to those who have logged 5 hours of reading that, or any previous week.
(Drawing that would normally be held on Friday, July 4 will take place the immediate following Saturday, July 5.)

- Friday, June 6 --> $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
- Friday, June 13 --> $25 Visa gift card
- Friday, June 20 --> $25 Target gift card
- Friday, June 27 --> $25 Starbucks gift card
- Saturday, July 5 --> $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
- Friday, July 11 --> $25 Amazon.com gift card
- Friday, July 18 --> $25 Florence Mall gift card
- Friday, July 25 --> $25 Rave Cinemas gift card


Rants, Raves, & Reviews
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Title
City of Heavenly Fire
Review
Best book ever.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Cassandra Clare
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Title
Frozen
Review
It was as good as the movie!!!!!  "Check it Out"
Genre
Realistic Fiction
Rating
Author/Presenter
Sarah Nathan
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Title
The Hunger Games
Review
Best book ever.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Suzanne Collins
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Title
How to Read a Book
Review
Very knowledgeable but droning.  "Check it Out"
Genre
Guides
Rating
Author/Presenter
Mortimer Adler
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Title
Water for Elephants
Review
This is an awesome book.  "Check it Out"
Genre
Science Fiction
Rating
Author/Presenter
Sara Gruen