A Universe of Stories – 2019 Summer Reading Program

From June 3rd to July 27th, kids, teens, and adults can earn books and other prizes at their local Cass County Public Library branch. Whether it’s reading books, listening to eAudiobooks through Libby, checking out DVDs, or participating in library events, patrons of all ages can discover a UNIVERSE OF STORIES this summer!

The last day to redeem prizes is Saturday, July 27th!

 

How to Participate
  1. Register online or at your local branch. Patrons can register beginning on Monday, May 20th. Limit one registration per patron. After signing up online, stop by your local branch to receive your registration packet!
    Click here to register a Pre-Reader, Reader, or Teen.
    Click here to register an Adult.
  2. Keep track of your reading progress by picking up a reading log at your local branch or downloading one below.
  3. Patrons who complete the Summer Reading Program before July 27th will earn a prize! Prizes can be redeemed starting Monday, June 10th.
  4. Pre-Readers, Readers, and Teens can also participate in BONUS PLAY to earn entries into a county-wide drawing.
Completion Goals
Pre-Readers

For children not yet reading.

Pre-Readers have books read to them throughout the summer (until July 27th).

Keep track of books and/or minutes on the reading log. (Download Here)

When a Pre-Reader has had 25 books read to them or 500 minutes of being read to, they have earned a free new book of their choice!

BONUS PLAY: After earning a free book, pre-readers can earn up to 5 entries into a county-wide drawing. For every additional 100 minutes read or listened to, they earn an entry.

Click here to register!

Readers

For children up to 5th Grade.

Readers read books throughout the summer (until July 27th).

Keep track of books and/or minutes on the reading log. (Download Here)

When a Reader has read 10 books or has completed 500 minutes of reading, they have earned a free new book of their choice!

BONUS PLAY: After earning a free book, readers can earn up to 5 entries into a county-wide drawing. For every additional 100 minutes read, they earn an entry.

Click here to register!

Teens

For 6th to 12th graders.

Teens read books throughout the summer (until July 27th).

Keep track of books and/or minutes on the reading log. (Download Here)

When a Teen has read 5 books or has completed 500 minutes of reading, they have earned a free new book of their choice!

BONUS PLAY: After earning a free book, teens can earn up to 5 entries into a county-wide drawing. For every additional 100 minutes read, they earn an entry.

Click here to register!

Adults

Adults keep track of books they read or listen to. Some challenges include using library resources, and attending events, too.

Keep track of books and side missions on the Captain’s Log. (Download Here)

After reading or listening to 3 books, you earn an entry into your branch’s end-of-summer drawing. After that, you’ll earn one entry per book that you read or listen to by July 27th.

Click here to register!

Events

We have events for all ages at every branch throughout the summer. Visit our events calendar to see what’s happening at your branch.

Sponsors

Thank you to all of our incredible sponsors this year. We could not have these events or reward books without the help of local businesses and individuals in our communities throughout Cass County:

A Cut Above
A World of Smiles
Absolute Health Chiropractic-
Adrian Bank
Adrian Kriesler Drug and Floral
American Heritage Realtors
April Nourse
Archie PTO
Bartholomew Oil Company
Becky & Alan Klein
Bowe Corp
Busy Bee Quilters
Casey’s
Casey’s General Stores
Casey’s General Store
Cass County Health Department
Cass County Public Library Foundation
Cass Regional Medical Center
Cathe Johnson
Chipotle
City Barber Shop
City of Garden City
Cole’s JD Schrock Oil Co
Comfort Solutions
Community Bank of Raymore
Crew Embroidery
Culver’s
Cylinder Optics, Inc
Dains Custom Athletic Lockers
Dairy Queen
David L Abbott Realty
Double TT Steakhouse
Drexel Lions Club
Family & Friends Cafe
First Baptist Church
Garden City Plastics
Garden Village Park LLC
H & J Mini Storage
Harrisonville Animal Clinic
Harrisonville Chamber of Commerce
Hawthorn Bank
InnovaPrep, LLC
Jimmy John’s
Joe’s Tire & Lube
Knob Creek
Kurzweil’s Country Meats
Mama’s Kitchen
Marie Vallee
May-Day Tax Service
Panda Express
Panera
Peculiar Charitable Foundation
Phil Needham, Missouri Conservation Department
Prairie View Pork, LLC
Qdoba
QuikTrip
Reece & Nichols Smith Realty
Rhonda Kasper, MU Extension Office
Schroeder Chiropractic
SERC Physical Therapy
Seven Stop
Sheila Harris
Sherwood Community Bank
SkyZone of Lee’s Summit
Sonic
Sonic Drive In Butler
Stafford and Stafford Insurance
State Farm Insurance- Daryl Bohannon
Steve D. Croy, State Farm Insurance
Sutherlands Lumber Co.
Sutton Trucking
Tara Carter & Noble, Sherwood School District
Target
TC Heating and Cooling
Texas Roadhouse
Tiffany Hentschel
William and Mary Sipfle
Wise Woman Designs
Worlds Of Fun/Oceans of Fun