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Perth Amboy, NJ


Its time for Summer Reading 1

 Summer Reading Program Participation Guidelines

Greetings from the Perth Amboy Free Public Library! Get ready for an exciting summer with our annual Summer Reading Program. Here's everything you need to know to join in the fun:

Categories and Prizes:
1. Adult Summer Reading Prizes:
    Participate by reading and logging books to enter into our prize drawings, featuring gift cards, books, and more! The more books you read and log, the more chances you have to win.

2. Teen Summer Reading Prizes:
    Teens can win awesome prizes like tech gadgets, movie tickets, and gift certificates by reading and logging their books. Each book logged increases your chances of winning in our drawings.

3. Kids Summer Reading Prizes:
    Kids aged 5 to 12 can earn prizes such as toys, games, and books by tracking their reading progress. Submitting more book entries means more opportunities to win exciting prizes.

How To get started:

PLEASE REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE. This will create your submission form for logging your reading progress.

Explore these resources for great reading suggestions:

Free Books Locations:

Don't forget to explore the City of Perth Amboy's mini libraries, where you can find free books for your summer reading:

  • Patten Center Park: 339 Reade St.
  • Washington Park: 660 New Brunswick Ave.
  • Francis Street Park: 966 Francis St.
  • Caledonia Park: 12 Sadowski Parkway
  • Dalton Park: 670 Chamberlain Ave.

Reading Goals: Select your favorite books from these lists or choose your own and begin reading! Every page counts toward earning entries into our prize drawings.
Logging Your Reading: Use the submission form to log each book you read throughout the summer. Ensure all details are filled in correctly.
Earn Entries: The more you read, the more entries you accumulate for the prize drawings in your respective category. Increase your chances of winning by submitting more book entries!

Important Dates:
Program Duration: July 1st to August 30th, 2024.
Drawings: Prize drawings will be held on the following dates: July 19th, August 2nd, August 16th, and August 30th at the Perth Amboy Free Public Library.
Prize Pickup: Winners must collect their prizes at Perth Amboy Free Public Library, located at 196 Jefferson St., Perth Amboy, NJ.

YOU MUST HAVE A LIBRARY CARD TO PARTICIPATE! Get your library card at the Perth Amboy Free Public Library today!

Join the Fun!
Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to explore new stories, dive into different genres, and win exciting prizes. Embrace the joy of reading with us at Perth Amboy Free Public Library!

For additional details and updates, please visit our website and follow us on social media.

Happy Reading!