Adult Summer Reading 2020: Imagine Your Story | Daniel Boone Regional Library

Adult Summer Reading 2020: Imagine Your Story

green dragon taking flight in forestWhy should kids have all the fun? Summer Reading is for grown-ups, too! The Daniel Boone Regional Library is challenging adults to read three books, submit three book reviews and do seven fun, library-related activities. Complete the challenge, and beginning August 1, you’ll receive a prize. You’ll also be entered into a drawing for other fun rewards including a Kindle Fire tablet or a book store gift card.

Step One: Register for the Adult Summer Reading Challenge. Download a reading record to help you keep track of your reading, reviews and activities.

Step Two: Read three books and submit three book reviews.

Step Three: Complete any seven of these activities:

  • Get a library card.
  • Read or listen to a book with “Story” in the title.
  • Read or listen to the One Read book.
  • Leave a comment on a title in the library’s online catalog.
  • Download an ebook or audiobook.
  • Read or listen to a biography or memoir.
  • Learn about a local myth or legend.
  • Read or listen to a “fractured” (rewritten or updated) fairytale.
  • Read or listen to a book based on a true story.
  • Read or listen to a book suggested in a library blog post.
  • Watch a myth or fantasy film or TV show on DVD, Hoopla, or Kanopy.
  • Attend an online library event. Check out our event calendar.
  • Share a summer reading photo and tag us on Instagram (@dbrl.library) or Facebook (@yourdbrl).
  • Write a six-word memoir and share it at www.dbrl.org/six-words
  • Ask an older relative or friend to tell you a story from their childhood.
  • Listen to a storytelling podcast.
  • Visit a park or garden.
  • Read or listen to a myth, legend or fable.

Step Four: Let us know you’ve completed the challenge by going to www.dbrl.org/summerreading or call (573) 817-7016. Beginning August 1, you can claim a prize and be entered in a drawing for other rewards like an Amazon Fire tablet.

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