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Winter Reading: Programming ideas

Cozy Up to a Good Book, the winter reading program for public libraries and patrons of all ages.

Examples from around SC

From Lexington County Library, December 2020:

Fall into Winter Reading Program!

Instructions: Grab a Bingo card from your local branch, download one from our website, or print one from this email (just including the teen). There are four different cards, one for each age group including early literacy, children, teens, and adults. Complete five activities across, vertically or diagonally to get Bingo. You can be read to, read to yourself, read to someone else, read ebooks or listen to audiobooks. Bring your completed Bingo sheet to your local branch to receive a prize coupon between November 18 and January 31. All completed cards will be entered into a grand prize drawing. One entry per person. Entries must be received by Monday, February 1 at 5:30 PM  

From York County Library, December 2020:

Totally Cool Winter Reading Challenge

 York County Library joins Zoobean in partnership with sponsor Simon & Schuster’s Books Like Us program for Beanstack’s Annual Winter Reading Challenge. We challenge York County to read at least 1 million minutes as we compete with libraries and schools across the nation for a chance to win 1 of 8 virtual author visits and other prizes, shared among the top-performing libraries and schools.  To complete the program, patrons must read for 5 hours.  The program starts December 14th and ends January 31st. 


From Anderson County Library, 2019:




From Darlington County Library, 2016:


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