As we enter Phase 2 of re-opening, we are now opening on Monday and Thursday evenings! Our open-to-the-public hours on Monday and Thursday are 2 pm - 7 pm. 

We hope you are enjoying Summer Reading so far! 

Summer Reading began June 1st, and the last day to submit reading logs will be Saturday, July 25th

If you are just tuning in, for more information regarding Summer Reading this year, please read this letter from our Interim Library Director, Laura Tschoerner, and check out the full details on the Summer Reading 2020 webpage

You can easily report your reading challenge goals online using the entry forms posted here each week.  You may also pick up a paper log at the Library or download one for younger readers to keep track of reading hours before submitting online.  Meet your weekly reading goals to earn entries for weekly gift card drawings and the grand prizes! 


Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram all Summer for virtual programs, activities, and content. 


With Summer Reading comes many opportunities to win prizes! Meet your weekly reading goals to earn entries for weekly gift card drawings, prize pickups, and the grand prizes! 


  • Early Literacy (ages 0-3) = 2 hours each week
  • Children (ages 4-12) = 3 hours each week
  • Teens (ages 13-18) = 5 hours each week
  • Adults (18+) = 1 hour each week

Weekly Gift Card Drawings

Each week that you complete your Summer Reading goals by filling out the Google Form above, you will be entered into a drawing for a gift card. Below are this week's gift card prizes.

Week 6 Prizes: 

  • Early Literacy (0-3): One winner - $10 Amazon Gift Card
  • Children (4-12): Five winners - $10 Walmart Gift Cards
  • Teens (13-18): Three winners - $10 Starbucks Gift Cards
  • Adults (18+): One winner - $10 Starbucks Gift Card

Pickup Prizes

If you meet your weekly reading goals, we will also have times throughout the Summer that you can pick up prizes, pictured above bottom left and bottom right. We will contact you by email when these prizes are available to pick up!  If you haven't picked up your first round of prizes, stop by the Library.  The next prize handout is happening this week. 

Grand Prizes

Each week that you meet your reading goal and fill out the Google form, you will earn an entry for the grand prizes.

GRAND PRIZES include: 

  • Early Literacy: Fisher Price Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar Toy
  • Children: Kindle Kids’ Edition
  • Teens: Kindle Fire
  • Adults Kindle Fire
Find Out More

Adults, we have some AMAZING titles picked out for you to read this Summer and ways for you to earn extra entries for the Kindle Fire grand prize! We will share a book trailer with some information about the book and an opportunity to discuss what you think of the book! If you comment and answer the discussion question, you will earn an extra entry for the Kindle Fire! Reading the book before these videos are posted is not required. Here is the schedule: 

6/1/2020 - Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
6/8/2020 - The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
6/15/2020 - Of Literature & Lattes by Katherine Reay
6/22/2020 - The Bear by Andrew Krivak
6/29/2020 - Writers and Lovers by Lily King
7/6/2020 - The Huntress by Kate Quinn
7/13/2020 - The Library of Legends by Janie Chang
7/20/2020 - Then She was Gone by Lisa Jewell

All of these titles are available for checkout on Hoopla!

SATURDAY, JULY 11TH! Call to pick up curbside between 10 am - 12 pm or pick up in the Library 12 pm - 5 pm. Week 6's craft is a Magnetic Sandcastle Picture Frame. 
Copyright © 2020 Rowlett Public Library, All rights reserved.

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp