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
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Make your voice heard! Help us plan programs, recommend books and materials, and earn volunteer hours. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 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, August 07, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Here, I rule! Drop in to battle other local players, or join us to learn how to get started. BYOD. Free snacks!
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Not at the beach? Come and make your own groovy sand art creation! Bottles and sand provided. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Take a free practice exam so you know exactly what to expect on test day! Get a complete analysis of your results and learn exclusive strategies to improve your score. Results will be returned via email followed up by a phone call from a Kaplan expert. Bring a #2 pencil and calculator. Space is limited. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 19, 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
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 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, August 21, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Here, I rule! Drop in to battle other local players, or join us to learn how to get started. BYOD. Free snacks!
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Take a free practice exam so you know exactly what to expect on test day! Get a complete analysis of your results and learn exclusive strategies to improve your score. Results will be returned via email followed up by a phone call from a Kaplan expert. Bring a #2 pencil and calculator. Space is limited. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 25, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gotta catch 'em all! Play Pokémon with other players. Bring your own deck. No trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 27, 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, August 28, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Build with circuits, Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, and leave with a flashing robot card that uses electric paint and LED lights. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Games, snacks, movies, and more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

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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
The False Prince
Review
Best book.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Jennifer A. Nielsen
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Title
Amelia Rules
Review
I absolutely love it and I have all the books so I read them practically everyday.
If you love wit, charming moments, and hilarious characters then this is definitely something for you.
I'm really hooked on it and this is the only series I can read over and over again without getting tired.   "Check it Out"
Genre
Graphic Novel
Rating
Author/Presenter
Jimmy Gownley
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Title
The One
Review
Best book ever.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Kierra Cass
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Title
Michael Vey: Rise of the Elgen
Review
This was a great book. It was very suspenseful and adventurous.   "Check it Out"
Genre
Science Fiction
Rating
Author/Presenter
Richard Paul Evans
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Title
Scarlet
Review
Best book ever.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Marissa Meyer