Libraries Rock!
2018 Adult Summer Reading Program

Ages 18 and Up
June 15 – August 25, 2018


READ BOOKS – HAVE FUN – CHALLENGE YOURSELF– EARN PRIZES & SUPPORT A GOOD CAUSE

Please join us for Groton’s annual Adult Summer Reading Program!


How does it work?

Sign up ONLINE, or come to the Circulation or Reference Desks, beginning Friday, June 15.

  • Early Bird Special – sign up by June 30 and we will waive your fines!
  • To participate, you must be at least 18 years old and have a valid library card.
  • To sign up online you will need a valid library card and PIN/password. We are happy to help you get started.
  • Once you have signed up, please stop by the library to pick up the Libraries Rock! starter packet.
  • You may also wish to try the Read & Go! Summer Reading Challenge..
  • Then read, read, read to your heart's content! (Or listen, listen, listen, if you prefer audiobooks.) All adult books, young adult books, ebooks and audiobooks count.
  • Record your reading ONLINE at gpl.org. Enter the ISBN, or title and author of each book. If you choose to write a short review, we will share it anonymously on this website with your fellow booklovers.
Did someone say PRIZES?

As you record more books and reach prize levels, you will get a message to come to the library to pick up your prize.

  • Read 3 books = Libraries Rock Book Bag & Raffle Ticket for a chance to win our weekly prize
  • Read 6 books = Rockin' Candy Grab Bag & Raffle Ticket
  • Read 9 books = Record Coaster, Guitar Pen & Raffle Ticket
  • Read 12 books = Libraries Rock Ceramic Travel Mug & Raffle Ticket
  • Read 15 books = Raffle ticket for a chance to win our weekly prize
  • Read 20+ books = Earn a raffle ticket for every additional 5 books you read thereafter.

10 Weekly Prizes: Winners will choose a $25 gift card to either Barns & Noble or iTunes. (The winning raffle ticket will be drawn each Friday at 3 pm.)

Your 2018 Summer Reading supports a good cause! For every 3 books you read, we will donate $1 to Hungry for Music.

Hungry for Music logo

All summer reading prizes and resources made possible by the Groton Public Library Endowment Trust, with support from Massachusetts Library System, Boston Bruins, and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.