New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library System

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2017 Adult Summer Reading Program

June 12–August 5, 2017

Exercise your mind...ReadRegistration begins Monday, June 12, at the Reference Desk.

Receive a free reading bag when you register (while supplies last).

Simply track the time you spend reading this summer on your Reading Log.

Read or listen to any book, audiobook, magazine, or newspaper--in print or digital format.

Complete 30 hours of reading and turn in your Reading Log by Saturday, August 5, to be entered into our Adult Summer Reading Program prize drawing.

Submit Mini Book Review Forms to be eligible for weekly prizes.Exercise your mind...Read!

Participate in one of our many exciting programs, including:

  • Weekly Puzzle Challenges
  • Parenting in a Digital World**
  • Saturday at the Movies
  • Acoustic Coffeehouse
  • Color Your Way to a Better World
  • An Evening with Randy Foster
  • Pawfect Pet Treats**
  • Recycled Art**
  • Picture a Better World Amateur Photography Contest
  • and more (complete brochure available)

Some programs require advance registration.

For more information or to register, contact the Reference Desk at 252-638-7807 or e-mail adultprograms(at)

Exercise your mind...Read! 

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