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June 20 - August 12, 2022


The River Vale Public Library

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

The River Vale Public Library's Summer Reading Challenge is a fun way to encourage the love of reading for all ages!

Read all summer long for your chance to win 1 of 3 gift baskets! 

Thank you to Let's Meat Steakhouse and Ammata Thai Kitchen for their generous donations to this year's summer reading program!

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Basket 1 includes:

  • $100 Gift Card to Let's Meat Steakhouse

  • 3 Adult Fiction Books

  • Iced Tea Bags

  • Plates and Cups

  • Salt Water Taffy

  • Nautical Themed Tea Towel and Pot Holder

Basket 2 includes:

  • $25 Gift Card to Ammata Thai Kitchen

  • 7 Adult Fiction and Non-fiction Books

  • Iced Tea Bags

  • Salt Water Taffy

Basket 3 includes:

  • Original Oil Painting by former River Vale resident, Morgan DeProspero

  • 7 Adult Fiction and Non-fiction Books

  • Iced Tea Bags

  • Salt Water Taffy


Register for the program anytime starting June 20th. There are 3 ways to register:

In Person: Pick up a reading log and fill out the registration at the bottom of the sheet.

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

  • Eligibility:

    • Any adult age 18 and older

  • How it works:

    • Fill out a registration form and submit it to the library, or register and participate completely online on Beanstack.

    • Pick up a paper reading log at the library or print one out online.

    • Earn 1 prize entry for each hour you read (up to 15 hours).

    • Earn extra entries by completing special reading challenges (up to 15 entries).

    • Read a total of 15 hours to complete the Summer Reading Challenge.

    • If logging on paper, turn in your reading log by August 12th to be entered into the prize drawing.

    • You will be automatically entered into the prize drawing.

    • The deadline to log your reading and earn prize entries is August 12, 2022.

  • The fine print:

    • Participants MUST be 18 years of age or older.

    • Only ONE reading log per person will be accepted.

    • Participants do not have to be River Vale residents to enter, but MUST be able to pick up their prizes in person.

    • Books/Audiobooks MUST be read between the program dates to count towards the program.

    • Reading log MUST be submitted by 5 PM on Friday, August 12th, 2022.

    • The River Vale Public Library reserves the right to reject an entry if there is reason to believe that a participant has cheated or broken any rules of the program.

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