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Join the Summer Reading Program – “Fizz, Boom, Read!”

Patrons of all ages are invited to join our "Fizz, Boom, Read!" Summer Reading Program, which runs from Jun 09 to Aug 01 at all Palm Beach County Library System locations, including the Bookmobile.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

Children: Sign up at the Youth Services Desk and receive a Reading Log, a pencil and a copy of the newspaper, The Mad Scientist Sentinel, featuring jokes, activities, word games and more. Complete 10 hours of reading to receive a special prize and a voucher for two tickets to the Jupiter Hammerheads versus the Tampa Yankees baseball game at Roger Dean Stadium on Fri, Aug 01.*

Teens, 12 to 17 years old: Sign up at the Youth Services Desk for our young adult "Reading Frenzy" and receive a Reading Log and a pencil. Complete 16 hours of reading to receive a special prize and a voucher for two tickets to the Jupiter Hammerheads versus the Tampa Yankees baseball game at Roger Dean Stadium on Fri, Aug 01. *

Adults, 18 years and older: Sign up for a Summer Reading Program packet including a Reading Log and a bookmark. Then read or listen to five or more books, eBooks, or audiobooks. Afterwards, bring your completed Reading Log to your local branch and receive: a travel umbrella, a voucher for two tickets to the Jupiter Hammerheads versus the Tampa Yankees baseball game at Roger Dean Stadium on Fri, Aug 01, and a chance to win a special prize!

Everyone: Attend special parties and programs throughout the summer! Adults, children and teens can sign up for the program at the science laboratory booth and receive a "Summer Reading Superstar" yard sign. Post photos of you and your yard sign on our Facebook page or send them to us.

Everyone is invited to attend the special parties and programs throughout the summer. Our programs and special events will encourage you to power up with reading and see what you can discover through books.

Kick-Off Events

Jugglemania 2

This high-energy interactive show will have you gasping in awe at juggling feats from simple scarves to clubs and more. Everyone learns the secrets of juggling! All ages. (45 min.) Call or stop by the location of your choice to preregister.

James Changefield

Dont miss the comedy and amazing magic of James Changefield, featuring juggling and lots of audience participation. All ages. (45 min.) Call or stop by the location of your choice to preregister.

The Amazing Mr. A

The Amazing Mr. A discovered the wonderful world of magic at age 10 and has been performing ever since! The show of this 4-time Florida State Magic Champion includes magic, comedy, ventriloquism and audience participation. All ages. (45 min.) Call or stop by the location of your choice to preregister.