Adult Library Summer Fun: Epic Reads
Ah, summer...long hours of daylight mean more time to read. Make it epic and sign up at tclib.org/adultsread for our summer reading program!
Then log your reading minutes (audiobooks count too!) and enter to win weekly prizes, and complete challenges to earn bagel bucks.
Epic: Read for prizes!
Every 60 minutes of reading earns you an entry to our weekly prize drawing for tickets and gift certificates.
Our Epic Reader of the week:
This is Sara.
Sara broke the world record for hiking Snow King with her dog (in her backpack) while listening to Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, Warmth of Other Suns and Goldfinch from the OverDrive digital collection, available through the library.
Epic with a side of cream cheese: challenges!
Earn bagel bucks when you complete these challenges:
- Check out a Back Issue Magazine
Did you miss last month's issues of Rolling Stone and The New Yorker? Don't despair! You can check out back issue magazines! They are located near the back of the library after the 900s Non-fiction books! Let us know what magazine you've checked out and earn 2 Bagel Bucks!
- Write a Book Review
Riveted by a novel's plot? Mesmerized by a biography? Learned something new? Write a short book review and earn 2 Bagel Bucks! To write a review, click "add a review" in your log and submit. Once the review is approved by staff, other readers in the program can read your review. To see book reviews by others, click the "thumbs-up" icon in the top right corner of your homepage. To complete this challenge, type: SUBMITTED REVIEW into the text box here.
- Try out a Research Database
Did you know that you can use Consumer Reports, learn a new language, look up grants, and so much more via the library's Research Database webpage? Let us know which database you used and how the experience went for you, and earn 2 Bagel Bucks!
- Find a Book Suggestion with NoveList Plus
Don't know what to read next? Try out NoveList Plus! Let us know how the experience went for you, and earn 2 Bagel Bucks!
Epic and philanthropic:
Every hour you read earns books for kids! We are aiming for a collective 3,000 hours of reading to give 100 books to kids! We're all in it together!
Join us this summer (it could be epic):
June 15: Summer Fun Kickoff Party
June 26: Power Trip: Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee, Ordway Auditorium
June 27: Greg Zeigler, Center for the Arts, in collaboration with Jackson Hole Writers
July 8: The Moon: Then, Now and Beyond, Ordway Auditorium
July 23: Outdoor Cabin Fever Story Slam!, Mike Yokel Park
August 3: End of Summer Reading Party, Library
August 6: Page to the Podium: Susan Orlean, Center for the Arts
August 20: Outdoor Cabin Fever Story Slam!, Mike Yokel Park
So you're in it for the prizes? Here's what you can win:
Week 1: June 12 : 2 tickets to a Grand Teton Music Festival Concert July-August + $20 gift certificate to Cowboy Coffee
Week 2: June 19 : 2 tickets to a Grand Teton Music Festival Concert July-August + $20 gift certificate to Jackson Hole Book Trader
Week 3: June 26: 2 tickets to a Grand Teton Music Festival Concert July-August $20 gift certificate to Persephone
Week 4: July 3 : 2 tickets to a Grand Teton Music Festival Concert July-August + $20 gift certificate to Valley Books
Week 5: July 10: 2 tickets to a Grand Teton Music Festival Concert July-August + $20 gift certificate to Jackson Hole Roasters
Week 6: July 17: $50 gift certificate to Movieworks
Week 7: July 24: 2 passes to Snow King Mountain's Cowboy Coaster
Week 8: July 31: $50 gift certificate to Phoenix and the Dragon
**Thank you Grand Teton Music Festival for donating summer concert ticket prizes!**
Library Summer Fun is generously supported by the Carolyn and Chuck Miller Charitable Fund and your gifts to Old Bill’s Fun Run.