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Monday, July 22, 2024 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Celebrate your summer of reading at the finale party! It's a foamy, bubbly dance party, plus bounce houses, refreshments, and more! All ages are welcome. Food trucks will be available to purchase dinner or snacks.

Tip: bring a towel and dress in clothes you don't mind getting wet if you want to enjoy the foam cannon dance party!

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Monday, July 29, 2024 - 9:00am to Friday, August 2, 2024 - 3:00pm

Shop for back-to-school reads or treat yourself–every purchase supports the library! The fair is open at the Eldridge branch from July 29th-August 2nd, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Or, shop the fair online anytime starting July 29th: https://bit.ly/sclsfair 

Help us reach our goal of $3,600 in sales! Reaching our goal gives us the maximum reward benefits from Scholastic, in the form of Scholastic Dollars. The library uses Scholastic Dollars to purchase reward books for reading challenges (Summer Reading Program!) and for the circulating collection. The more we earn, the more books we can get in the hands of our community's children. 

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How many days can you read for 20 minutes or more this summer? Track your reading and earn prizes from June 1st-August 10th! Adults, teens, and children of all ages can participate. Pick up paper challenge logs and calendars from any SCLS branch (including the Bookmobile!), download from this post, or participate online via the Beanstack website or app.

Help us reach our community goal of 10,000 days of reading! 

Earn prizes for every 10 days that you read for 20 minutes or more! Prizes vary by age and location, but include:

  • 10 Days (Free Book) collect anytime after June
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The Scott County Library System has partnered with Raygun to make library shirts!  Proceeds support the programs and services of the Scott County Library System. Here is a link to our store.

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The Scott County Library has a great new newsletter system for sending reading recommendations. Use the link to sign up for your favorite genres and get the latest news and events. Once you sign up, you must confirm your choices via the confirmation email. If you've been following Christine's Library Journal reviews, you'll want to sign up for the Reading Roundup option. https://bit.ly/sclsnews