Teen and Adult Winter Reading 2022-2023

From the time that dinosaur fossils were first discovered to today, dinosaurs have been the object of study and wonder. Their sheer size compared to humans.  Did they really have feathers?  There are so many things left to learn. There is also the fun side of dinosaurs. Cartoon dinosaurs populate children’s books and cartoons. Inflatable dinosaur costumes are all the rage. Who doesn’t love seeing a T-Rex walking the street? 

During the Winter Reading Program for Teens and Adults from December 17, 2022-January 28, 2023, we will be celebrating everything dinosaur.  

Through the month of January, from 4-5pm, Teen Tuesdays include:

January 3: DIY prehistoric mason jar terrariums 

January 10: The movie Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 

January 17: Yoshi Day

January 24: Virtual reality dinosaur roller coaster ride.

For adults, programs include: 

January 5: Rose City Book Club will discuss Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

January 19: 3D Print Dinosaurs

January 26: DIY: Dinosaur Soap

It wouldn’t  be a Winter Reading Program program without a fantastic prize! To be eligible for the Grand Prize, complete the Winter Reading Challenge by reading 600 minutes over 6 weeks and your name will be entered into a drawing for an inflatable dinosaur costume! During the program, there will be several chances to spin a Wheel of Prizes at the main circulation desk.  Prizes will include items such as books, candy, pens, and drawstring bags.

ReaderZone is an easy to use app that not only helps you keep track of your minutes, but it will also help you keep track of the books you have read. It is available at your app store.  If apps are not your thing, you can access Reader Zone on computers at home or here at the library. We will also have a paper log available.

When you sign into  the Reader Zone app, it will ask you for a code. The Adult Winter Reading Code is cab4c. The Teen Winter Reading Code is  579d8. The Children’s Winter Reading code is  631a3. You can set up your account, but you won’t be able to start logging minutes until the first day of Winter Reading, which is December 17.

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