at Newtown Public Library
Programs for babies to adults

Sign up at our library or online (click appropriate link below).
There are 4 tabs for each age level at the online site:

  • Read to Me (pre-readers): Get a prize pack at the library after you sign up
  • Dig into Reading (independent readers): Get a prize pack at the library after you sign up
  • Beneath the Surface (tweens & teens: grades 5 & up): weekly drawing to win prizes from Newtown or DCLS
  • Groundbreaking Reading (adults): Drawing at end of summer for Kindle Fire or Phila Union Soccer tix.

Books, newspapers, cereal boxes...anything counts. Listening to audio books counts, too.
Record the number of minutes you read in your log online or on paper.

Bring your log to the library (handwritten or printout from online log)

  • Read to Me: Get a FREE book for every 400 minutes spent reading.
  • Dig into Reading: For every 15 minutes you read, put a sticker on our Treasure Wall. Help your age group win the reading competition. For every 200 minutes spent reading OR 400 minutes spent being read to, put your name in the GRAND PRIZE Drawing: Adopt an animal at the Philadelphia Zoo-including a personal meet & greet with a zoo animal
  • Beneath The Surface (teens): For every 75 minutes spent reading that you enter in the online log, you are automatically entered in the weekly drawing to win prizes.
  • Ground Breaking Reads (adults): By entering a book online you are automatically entered in drawing at the end of the summer for either 3 tickets to 9/14 Phila Union Soccer game with VIP parking or a Kindle Fire HD #7