Adult Summer Reading Program Announced

Adult Summer Reading Program Announced

Summer reading program connects adults to books, movies, and programs at their local library.

This year’s summer reading program for adults has a theme of It’s Showtime at Your Library!  The program runs May 27th through September 2nd at all 3 library locations. During this program, adults can track books read and enter to win prizes including Books Bucks (coupons for the used book sales sponsored by the Friends of the Handley Regional Library), discounts from local businesses, and several prize packages featuring gift cards to local businesses and restaurants.

The reading program is combined with programing to include an after-hours Later in the Library event with beer tastings and tours on May 31st at Handley Library, several “book to screen” outdoor movies, and an exciting reading finale of Later in the Library at Bowman Library. More details, including how to register, is at Registration opens May 24th.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Handley Regional Library, the reading program is free and open to adults. 

“This year’s adult summer reading program is going to be the best one yet,” says John Huddy, Director of Handley Regional Library System. “We’ve really ramped up our summer prizes and programming to better connect and engage with our adult patrons. We’re looking forward to an amazing summer with great results. If you’ve never participated in a summer reading program, now is the time.”

Adult Summer Reading Prize Packages Include:

Dinner & a Show! Grand Prize

Season Pass for the 2020 Shenandoah Theater Summer Music Program ($200 value)
$50 Sweet Nola’s Gift Card, $50 Oak Stone Pizza Gift Card, Library Canvas Bag

Book Lover’s Bundle Prize Packages (3)

All Book Lover’s Bundles include: Books made into movies, Book light, Tablet and Book Plush Pillow Holder, Set of Finger Point bookmarks, Library Canvas Bag 

Bundle #1 Also Includes:

Book Nerd Mug, $25 Blue Plate Books Gift Card

Bundle #2 Also Includes:

Check out Card Mug (Red), $25 Winchester Book Gallery Gift Card 

Bundle #3 Also Includes:

Lit-Erary Mug, $25 Books A Million Gift Card 

Top Readers Prize (3)

The three participants who read the most books will receive a Library Swag Bag & $25 Extra Book Bucks.