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Exercise Your Mind - Read! - Summer Reading 2016

Adult Summer Reading

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Being an adult doesn't mean you can't enjoy Summer Reading!

Cool off with a good book or take along an audio book as you travel or work around the house or yard this summer - from your local library - and enter to win prizes in our annual Adult Summer Reading Programs.

Rensselaer

Beginning June 6 and running through August 1, the Rensselaer Library invites adults to check out books, ebooks, magazines, audio books and audio ebooks during the library’s “Exercise Your Mind: Read” Adult Summer Reading Program.

Each book, etc. read or listened to earns you an entry for the eight weekly prize drawings, so the more you check out, the better your chances of winning! Names for prizes will be drawn each Monday evening, and a Grand Prize Drawing will be held on August 1st. Stop in the library this summer and READ, Color, Create and have FUN!

 Participants need not be present to win. For more information, visit the Rensselaer Library at 208 W Susan St., Rensselaer, or call the library at 219 866-5881.

DeMotte

Adults are invited to check out items from the DeMotte Library this summer and enter to win in a drawing for weekly prizes. Held June 6-July 30, this year’s adult summer reading theme is “Exercise Your Mind: READ.” There will be a SURPRISE prize bag giveaway each week! To participate, fill out an entry ticket for every item that you check out. The more you read, the better your chances of winning!

No registration is required to participate. For more information, visit or call the DeMotte Library at 987-2221.

Wheatfield

Adults are invited to check out books, magazines, audio books or e-books at the Wheatfield Library this summer, where the theme for the Adult Reading Program is ‘Exercise Your Mind: READ!’ Every item that you check out earns you an entry in a drawing for weekly prizes. Held June 6-July 30, Exercise Your Mind, READ Adult Reading Program is free and requires no registration to participate.

For more information, visit or call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.

Summer Reading with E-Books!

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Your summer reading goals can be achieved with eBooks! For every library eBook or eAudiobook that you check out during our Summer Reading program, stop into your local library and fill out a slip for that title.

Now reading for fun has never been easier, or more rewarding!


Upcoming Events

DeMotte
June 1-30

Adults who are interested in trying the relaxing art of Mindful Coloring are invited to add their own personal touch to coloring sheets.

Rensselaer
Wed Jul 6, 6 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to join us for a FREE program to learn about an online database, Indiana Memory.  Indiana Memory can be used to discover ancestors and other facts about Indiana. 

This program is part of our year long Indiana Bicentennial celebration. Registration is not required, but requested. 

Rensselaer
Wed Jul 13, 6-7:00 p.m.

Join us for a program inspired by our Summer Reading theme: Exercise Your Mind.  Bring the family and come exercise your mind with trivia.  All ages are welcome. Registration is not required, but requested. Limit 45.

Rensselaer
Tues Jul 19, 6 p.m.

Adults and teens are invited to join us as we decorate Indiana shaped sugar cookies.  We will be learning the basics of decorating sugar cookies.  This program is part of our year long Indiana Bicentennial programs.

Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration is required, limit 15.