Sign-up for Summer Reading at the Vineyard Haven Public Library begins Saturday June 23rd. Visit the Children's Room at the library to sign up, log your reading time, and earn prizes, including a T-shirt!
A calendar of special events for children is available at the library or online.
All programs at the library are free!
The Teen Summer Reading Challenge is open to students 6th-12th grade. Once a day participants can get a scratch-off ticket when they check out books. All tickets are instant winner for prizes like candy, iTunes gift cards, gift certificates from local businesses, a selection from the prize basket, and Grand Prizes.
Just for teens: visit the library to claim a $5 coupon that you may use to pay off fines on overdue items. The coupon may be redeemed at the Vineyard Haven Library at any time, but cannot be used to replace lost items.
Each summer, VHPL has a program for adults 18 and up that is fun and easy to participate in. This summer, you’ll cross off 10 boxes on your literary-related BINGO card. Bring the completed BINGO card in and receive a scratch-off ticket to win a prize.
All scratch-off cards will win something: a re-useable bag, or a gift certificate. Return the scratch-off ticket with your name and phone on the back to be including in a Grand Prize drawing in August.
Summer Reading Sponsors
The summer reading program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library,the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and theMassachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Programs for children atVineyard Haven Public Library are supported by the Friends of theLibrary and the Anderson Foundation and are free for participants.
Reading incentives have beenprovided the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library, the MVFilm Society (Capawock and Strand Theaters), Mocha Motts, Tisberry Frozen Yogurt, Stop and Shop, Rocco's, Nat's Nook, The Green Room, Educomp, Bobby B’s, Bernie’s Homemade Ice Cream (more to come).