FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 7, 2018
2018 Summer Reading Program: “Reading Takes You Everywhere”
Placentia, CA- As the temperature goes up, so does anticipation for Placentia Library’s annual summertime reading program! All the fun begins on June 23rd, the same day as our biggest event of the year, the Summer Reading Celebration. We hope to see you here on June 23rd enjoying tasty eats, pony and train rides, games, face painting, photo booth, storytime, and more! As always, all food and entertainment is completely free and smiles are always welcome.
Adults can participate in the reading program by reading books to garner free drawing opportunities to win from a wonderful array of prizes. Choose your own adventure: Catalina Island, San Diego, or Santa Barbara? Other lucky winners will win a men or women’s beach cruiser, a Malibu Wine Safari for two, or one of many other fabulous prizes. See our Summer Guide for a complete list of prizes. Bonus prize: read 3 books and you’ll receive a $5 gift card to In-N-Out, Bodhi Leaf Coffee Traders, or Rich Farm Ice Cream, while supplies last. The popular Weekly Challenge is back! Answer a different weekly trivia question for six weeks and one lucky participant will win a $50 Target gift card! Adults attending one or all of our free classes this summer will learn about tea etiquette, needlework, water in Southern California, and/or how to conduct a CSI at a crime scene. See our Summer Guide for a complete list of class offerings and registration details.
Teens, join in the fun! Read a book or better yet, many books (graphic novels, eBooks, eAudiobooks also apply) and increase your opportunity to win a stellar prize. Lucky winners will draw a gift card from favorite food and shopping spots including: In-N-Out, Wingstop, Pieology, Forever 21, H&M, Ulta, Morphe, and much more! Teens who enjoy trivia or even those who don’t will have fun at “Who Wants to be a Teen Millionaire?” event on July 19th. See our Summer Guide for a complete list of events.
Children 0-12 years old can earn prizes by reading, or being read to, for 20 minutes or more per day. For every 10 days/200 minutes read, participants can select a prize from one of our Treasure Chests and will receive one entry for our grand prize drawings. Will you be the lucky grand prize winner of the $200 Disney gift card or the 32 GB iPad? Our Wacky Wednesday Programs are back with entertaining shows featuring reptiles, magic, bubbles, and more. Come visit us weekly on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. See our Summer Guide for a complete list of program offerings.
All ages are invited to the End of Summer Luau and Ice Cream Social on Saturday, August 11th at 11 A.M. in the Civic Center Plaza. Enjoy a lovely hula performance and even show us your best hula moves! Then at 12:00 P.M. join us for an ice cream social where we will announce the lucky winners from the Summer Reading Program!
When: June 23 – August 09, 2017
Where: Placentia Library
411 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870