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Summer Reading at BAL

Summer Reading with the Barrington Area Library
June 1 - August 19, 2020
Sign up at balibrary.org/summer.

Introductory Video: https://safeyoutube.net/w/xeaG 

How it works
Start on your computer, tablet, or mobile device.

1. Create an account at balibrary.org/summer.
2. Sign up for 2020 Summer Reading.
3. Add to your log: Earn points and badges by logging your reading, reviewing, and other fun activities.

For the whole family
  • Kids from Birth – Grade 8: Read 500 minutes to earn a free book and a chance to win prizes all summer, including gift cards to Marvin’s Toy Store, Sweet Spot, and more!
  • Teens in High School: Read 500 minutes to earn a free book and a chance at some Apple AirPods.
  • Adults: Read 500 minutes to earn a free book and a chance to win a gift card to a local restaurant of your choice.
Read it forward
Turn your reading into food for those in need. When our community of readers reaches a collective 500,000 points (equivalent to 25,000 books or 500,000 minutes read!), Barrington Bank & Trust will generously donate $1,000 to the Cuba Township and Barrington Township Food Pantries.

Book of the Summer
Join us in reading our 2020 Book of the Summer: Look Out For The Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding. More details coming soon at balibrary.org/bookofthesummer.