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Welcome to the Great Reading Adventure!

Sign up and log your reading to enjoy adventures, take on challenges, earn badges! Books, magazines, audiobooks, eBooks, graphic novels, and newspapers all go toward the goal you set for yourself, we suggest 12 hours.

 
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KIDS

The Challenge: Set your own personal reading goal. We suggest 12 hours, but the sky’s the limit! Magazines, Books, eBooks, eAudiobooks, graphic novels, and newspapers all go toward the goal.
 
Sign up: receive a custom book bag!
 
First Check In: When you check in at the Library for the first time once you’ve started reading, you can vote to give your share of the “midway prize” money (plus a matching contribution from Director Wolf) to one of three charities. At the end of summer, the winning charity will receive $200 and the two runners-up $100 each.
 
The Finish: a free book, and entry in a Grand Prize Drawing for an awesome toy basket (children) or a movie basket with tickets and treats (tweens and teens).
 
Ping Pong Drop: for every hour read drop a ping pong ball into our Adventure Box and watch it fill as everyone reads over the summer.
 
Bonus School Challenge! If your school has the highest percentage of summer reading finishers, you’ll receive a special Trophy for your school.

ADULTS

The Challenge: Set your own personal reading goal. We suggest 12 hours, but the sky’s the limit! Magazines, Books, eBooks, graphic novels, and newspapers all go toward the goal.
 
Sign up: receive a custom book bag!
 
The Finish: entry into a Grand Prize Drawing for a gift certificate to Broadway in Chicago.

Customize Your Avatar (some challenges unlock more customizations!)

Earn Badges by completing Challenges

Ways to earn badges:
Complete a wide range of challenges for all age groups at the Winnetka Library and Northfield Branch Library Youth Departments, and at home or on your summer vacation all until August 1.
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