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Spring Into Reading

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/17/2020 - 1:57 PM
Spring into reading image with stacked books on a wooden table with a pink wall behind them.

Put some spring in your step and get reading and learning! Have you registered and logged your hours read and activities completed? If you haven't, don't worry, you still have time! Spring into Reading has been extended through April 30th and includes 160 new activities.

Log your minutes and complete fun at-home activities exploring the library's online resources. Finish 4 hours of reading (or 4 books for pre-readers) plus 1 activity badge (4 activities) to be entered to win a grand prize.

Ready, set, bloom!

    Grand Prizes

    • Pre-Readers (0-5) - Magna-Tiles & box
    • Readers (5-10) - Backpack with school supplies
    • Pre-Teens (10-12) - Earbuds
    • Teens (12-18) - Airpods
    • Adults (18+) - Headphones & Portable Charger
    Blog Category
    Kids
    Teens

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    Submitted by JC on Wed, 03/18/2020 - 12:02 PM

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    The categories for the reading completion levels are so cute with their “spring” theme!

    Submitted by Avadhoot Bhambare on Wed, 03/18/2020 - 1:14 PM

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    registered and fun started

    Submitted by Jenny on Fri, 03/20/2020 - 12:51 PM

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    Prizes for other age groups sound cool, but pre-teens get earbuds? Those don't sound very appealing.

    Submitted by Nisa on Fri, 03/20/2020 - 1:45 PM

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    This was a great way to log the books I read and use my free time. The activities were creative and very fun to complete.

    Submitted by K on Sat, 03/21/2020 - 9:11 PM

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    Thank you very much for developing a Spring Reading program on such short notice. Excellent idea!

    Submitted by Reader00 on Sun, 03/22/2020 - 11:44 AM

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    This sounds like a great challenge! I am wondering though, how exactly do we win the prizes? Do we just get all the badges?

    Submitted by Elizabeth Nolan on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 8:46 PM

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    Thank you for question. The prize for completion for each age group is an entry into a grandprize drawing. Winners will be alerted at the conclusion of the program. For our Pre-Readers completion is 4 books and 1 badge ( 4 activities) and for all other groups (Readers, Pre-Teens, Teens and adults) completion is 4 hours of reading and 1 badge (4 activities).

    Submitted by Elizabeth Nolan on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 8:50 PM

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    Thank you for question. The prize for completion for each age group is an entry into a grandprize drawing. Winners will be alerted at the conclusion of the program. For our Pre-Readers completion is 4 books and 1 badge ( 4 activities) and for all other groups (Readers, Pre-Teens, Teens and adults) completion is 4 hours of reading and 1 badge (4 activities).

    Submitted by Bianca Juarez on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 7:33 PM

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    Thanks for doing this! I was really bored so this is really Entertaining

    Submitted by Pam Crider on Tue, 03/24/2020 - 5:03 PM

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    Great idea! Thanks for offering this program. Kudos to SJPL for getting it up and running so quickly.

    Submitted by Lizzie Nolan on Thu, 03/26/2020 - 9:54 PM

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    Thank you Pam! Hope retirement is treating you well. :)

    Submitted by Mercel on Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:58 AM

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    I really enjoyed reading this it was a fun part of my day today!

    Submitted by Elizabeth Nolan on Mon, 04/06/2020 - 11:01 AM

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    Thanks for the comment. Glad you enjoy it.

    Submitted by Ramya Nagaraja on Sat, 04/04/2020 - 7:07 PM

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    My son thoroughly enjoyed doing all the activities. Even I got a learn a few new things about the awesome services you are providing online.
    Thank you!

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    Thank you for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed the program.

    Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 04/09/2020 - 9:05 PM

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    Really nice prizes but some of them are a little unappealing, like the backpack and earbuds.

    Submitted by Srikanth Yellamraju on Sun, 04/12/2020 - 9:39 PM

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    Hi SJPL team,

    Thank you for everything to keep the kids engaged. What is the end date of this program until which kids can submit their reading hours ?

    Stay safe and stay healthy !

    Your Comment
    Hi - thank you for the kind words. The end date was just extended - till 4/30! After that our Summer Learning program begins. :)

    Submitted by Srikanth Yellamraju on Thu, 04/30/2020 - 2:50 PM

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    Hi,

    Hope you are doing good and staying safe & healthy !

    Is there any change in the Spring into reading end date . It was till today i.e 04/30

    Submitted by Mukta Bhatia on Thu, 04/16/2020 - 4:15 PM

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    Hi I have registered my son Divij for spring reading challenge and making daily entries just wanted to know is he got registered in big grand prize drawing thanks

    Submitted by Elizabeth Nolan on Thu, 04/16/2020 - 5:40 PM

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    Hi,
    I looked into Divj's account. And yes- he completed the program and thus is entered for the grandprize. Thanks again for reading!

    Submitted by Arpita Chugh on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 2:11 PM

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    I do see my girls finished their 4 hours of reading but I was wondering what is 1 badge 4 activities and how to get this done to enter in to raffle. Thanks you so much for running this program girls already enjoyed summer program and this was fun too.

    Submitted by Arpita Chugh on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 2:16 PM

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    We registered Subhi & Niara for Spring reading program and was wondering how to finish one badge( 4 activities) to enter in to grand prize. Girls already loved summer reading last year and this was fun too with cute spring badges :) Thanks for running this program and appreciate all your support!!!

    Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 04/22/2020 - 12:42 PM

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    Thanks for this program. My girls picked up Modern Greek and love learning a little bit every day. Thank you again.

    Submitted by sudha on Tue, 04/28/2020 - 12:21 PM

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    these days i'm facing so many loading issues with axis 360 to be specific .
    it's not allowing me check out or to see the catalog . Is it because of so many ppl accessing ??
    Can u please look in to it ... ?
    Thanks in advance ..

    Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 04/30/2020 - 5:39 PM

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    hello, I'm wondering how we will know when the prizes are drawn, will there be an email?

    Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 04/30/2020 - 11:28 PM

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    Hi,

    I was attempting to log in some badges for the reading program, but the website says that the challenge is over even though it is still April 30. Is there any way I can still qualify for the grand prize?

    Submitted by LIYSF on Wed, 07/08/2020 - 7:38 AM

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    Summer Reading is considered to be a crucial topic these days and the beauty of Summer Reading is that the students have freedom of choice. There's nothing assigned to you, no homework, no assignments. You choose the books that appeal to you the most. Search your local library stacks thoroughly and pick any book that you find interesting. According to a research the students who read for fun had better grades and positive social and emotional results. One doesn't have to wade through piles of heavy history books expand their thinking capacity, as long as they are enjoying what they're reading.

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