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YA Summer Reading Program Adventure is out there at your library
		June 10th-July 26th, 2019
		
		Teams: Voyagers vs Globetrotters

2019 Prizes: Carowinds Season Passes, AUDIBLE membership (one year), PowerBeats3 wireless headphones, NC Zoo passes, Cash, gift cards, and more!

This program is exclusively for rising middle, middle, and high school students.

The 2019 Young Adult Summer Reading Program is co-sponsored by the Morganton Parks and Recreation Department and NC Wildlife.

Download the Summer Reading Program Flyer

Unleash the Beasts at Your Library Young Adult Summer Reading Program 2019

Policies, Points, and Prizes | Team Names
Sign Up Programs and Art | Service Project

Policies, Points, & Prizes

1. General registration for the 2019 YA Summer Reading Program begins Monday, May 13, 2019 at all Burke County Public Library locations.


2. This program is exclusively for rising middle, middle, and high school students.


3. Upon SRP Registration, the participant will randomly DRAW for their team at the circulation desk of their library. Once they have been assigned a team, changes will not be permitted. (Although you may not be on your best friend’s team, this does not mean you cannot participate in programs together!)


4. Sign-up Programs: Participants may register for ONE Sign-Up Program beginning May 13 (until all spots are filled) at all Burke County Public Library locations. There is NO LOTTERY this year for Sign-Up Programs. Registration will be a first-come, first-served basis.


5. During the summer, you will earn points for your team through reading and reviewing books, program participation, and contributing to the service project.


6. Points and Prizes: Prizes will be drawn on Friday, July 26th at Catawba Meadows Park (final SRP program).

  • a) Participants from the team with the most points at the end of the Summer Reading Program will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 cash prize.

  • b) For every book read and reviewed accurately on a critique sheet, you receive points for your team. A minimum of two complete sentences must be written for each book read. For every 6 books read and critiqued, you are put into a drawing for one of two Carowinds Season Passes, a one-year AUDIBLE membership, and a set of Beats PowerBeats3 wireless headphones, to be given away at the Prize Night on Thursday, July 26th at 6pm.

  • c) Points will be given to your team for every program you attend during the summer. You must sign in at all programs in order to get credit for participation. If you attend at least 7 of the programs, you will be entered to win a $100 cash prize. Other prizes will be awarded by random drawing.

  • d) 500 points will be awarded to the team with the most donations to our Service Project by the end of SRP; details at each library.

  • e) Failure to notify Young Adult Staff 24 hours before an absence to a sign-up program will result in a loss of 100 points for your team.



Sign-Up Program Registration:

Each YA may register for ONE "Sign-Up Program" beginning May 13th until spots are filled.

Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. THERE IS NO LOTTERY FOR SIGN-UP PROGRAMS.

Participants/parents must register IN PERSON at any of the Burke County Public Library locations.

A Parent may register for the child(ren) in the same family.

YA’s may NOT register for friends or relatives outside of the household.

If a FEE is required, payment is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable. Checks and Cash accepted, no credit/debit cards.



"Book (to movie) to Art" Fridays

Craft programs will be limited to 20 participants unless specified otherwise.

In these programs, YA participants will create an ART RESPONSE based on a book-turned-movie while watching the movie. All supplies will be provided.


Book (to movie) to Art programs will be limited to 20 participants unless specified otherwise.

Participants may arrive up to 15 minutes prior to the program to receive an "Admission Ticket".

Once tickets have been distributed, the program will be "CLOSED".

Participants will give the YA SRP Staff their ticket upon signing in at the start of the program.

Parents should be sure teens get a space in the program prior to leaving them at the library unless they have permission to stay.

Team Names

Voyagers

Globetrotters




Failure to notify Young Adult Staff 24 hours before an absence
to a sign-up program will result in a loss of 100 points for your team.

For more information concerning the Young Adult Summer Reading Program or any other Young Adult events at the library, contact Margaret Ruark at 764-9260 or email to mruark@bcpls.org.

There will be no programs the week of July 4th.



Service Project

Terracycle

Make a GLOBAL impact!

We are collecting plastic and metal bottle caps at library locations.

500 points given to the team with the most donations.


AM 760 Western Carolina's Inspiration Station

Thanks to AM 760 for providing our sound for the June 18th Outdoor Movie on the front lawn of the Morganton Public Lbrary.

Download the Summer Reading Program Flyer

Upcoming YA Events


overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!


Need Homework Help? Looking for something fun to do online?

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2019-2020

Battle of the Books - Midle School!
Click on the image above to view the books in our catalog.

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2019-2020

Note: All books are available through the library (catalog link coming soon) in print, and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!