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Summer Reading
Explore old interests or follow your curiosity to discover something new! Join in the summer reading fun at the Library by completing 12 hours of reading! After you have read 12 hours of reading you will receive an online badge that earns points for the Summer Challenge and is redeemable for one book at the Summer's End Book Fair. Continue to read another 12 hours or complete 50 points in the Summer Challenge to earn a second book from the Book Fair.

Come to the Summer's End Book Fair located in the Youth Activity Center and at the Adult Information Desk at the Main Library from Wednesday, August 20 to Friday, August 29, 2014 during regular Library hours to get your book(s).

Make sure to stop at one of the Information Desks before selecting your book(s) and receive your 2014 Summer Reading completion backpack tag keepsake!
The Summer Challenge
NEW! Take up the Summer Challenge and extend your summer reading fun with interactive learning challenges. Choose from dozens of exciting challenges throughout the summer and earn a special online badge for each activity you complete.

Upon completion of each activity, redeem your code to release your online badge. Watch your points add up as you climb the virtual Summer Challenge Leaderboard. The top 10 players on the Youth Leaderboard and the top 5 players on the Teen Leaderboard at the end of the summer will receive a prize.

Youth:
    1st Place - iPad Mini, 2nd & 3rd Place - iPod Touch, 4th-10th Place - iPod Shuffle

Teen:
    1st Place - iPad Mini, 2nd Place - iPod Touch, 3rd-5th Place - iPod Shuffle
** The Summer Reading Prizes are being donated by the Friends of the Library. **
How to Register for Summer Reading & the Summer Challenge
Summer Reading runs from June 14 to August 29, 2014. Join anytime throughout the summer. Registration will begin May 15, at the Main Library, Westacres Branch or through the Online Library at www.westbloomfieldlibrary.org/summer.

Registration is open to: Create a unique username and password and complete the online registration. Please note that each individual may only register one time.

Complete 12 hours of reading and earn your first online badge. Upon completion of the reading requirement, you're ready to take on the challenge!
How to Choose Challenges
Login to Read & Compete to browse through the challenges.

Choose your first challenge and pick anything that interests you. Read what you're challenged to do, complete the activity, claim your badge and start climbing the Virtual Leaderboard. Keep going to have more fun and earn more badges.

We know you're up to the challenge!
How to Claim Badges
After completing a badge challenge, login to your individual account and redeem your claim code. Once you have the claim code, login to the summer reading website and click Redeem Code, enter the given code and claim your points.
How to Keep Track of Badges Completed and Points Earned
When you register, you create your personal virtual Summer Challenge backpack. Badges appear in your backpack as you complete and claim them. See every badge as it is claimed, along with a tally of your points.
Challenge Bonus: Scavenger Hunt Badges
You never know where or when a hidden code might pop up. Keep your eyes and ears open throughout the summer to find hidden codes and earn more points. Advance up the Leaderboard with every point you earn.
Rise to the Challenge!
Register beginning May 15 and have fun learning all summer long!


West Bloomfield Township Public Library
Summer Reading 2014 programs are sponsored by The Friends of the Library and the West Bloomfield Optimist Club.
Questions? Comments? Contact us by email or call 248-232-2250 (Youth) or 248-232-2290 (Adult/YA).