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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Summer Reading at CPL

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For kids through age 12: Every week there will be a new Bingo card full of reading and activity challenges – readers who complete eight of the challenges on each card will win prizes along with the chance to win a grand prize. 

For adults and teens: Bookopoly is back! Readers receive a Bookopoly board with various reading and activity challenges. The more you read, the more you can win! 

Be sure to join in on all of the Universe of Stories events taking place all summer long. Enjoy a different space related activity in the Children’s Room each week, such as Alien Invasion drop-in crafts on June 25th at 2:00pm and a Jedi Training Camp on August 2nd at 1:00pm. For the adults, enjoy a competitive evening of Beat the Librarians Trivia Night: Summer Reading Edition at Lithermans Limited on July 18th at 7:00pm. In addition, The Concord Public Library, Concord Parks & Rec, and Bow’s Baker Free Library are offering a free movie in Rollins Park on Thursday, August 8th at sundown. Bring the whole family to enjoy a screening of Apollo 13 with complimentary snacks and beverages! 

On Wednesday, 6/19 join CPL for a Summer Reading Kick-Off Party in the Library Auditorium. Stop by starting at 6pm for STEAM crafts and activities, games, and space themed snacks! (All ages!)

Registration for Summer Reading begins on Monday, 6/17. To sign-up: visit the Concord Public Library or any of its branches, stop by the Kick-Off Star Party, or visit us on the State House Lawn during Market Days 6/20-6/22. Adults and teens may register for Bookopoly online at 

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