Summer Reading has officially begun! You can find more information on how to sign up and collect your raffle tickets on chescolibraries.org. This year we’re playing bingo. On the Bingo Card, there are are various genres and activities to complete until the end of summer. Download the Bingo Card!
I put together a list of recommendations based on some of the bingo squares!
#1 Read an Award Winning Book
The Sellout by Paul Beatty (won the Man Booker Prize in 2016)
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2016 & the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
Between the World and Me by Ta-nehisi Coates (won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2015)
#2 Read a Book Considered a Classic
#3 Read a Book You Can Finish in a Day
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton (the audiobook is 5 discs and roughly 5 hours long; the book is 192 pages long)
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (the audiobook is 5 discs and roughly 6 hours long; the book is 180 pages long)
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (the audiobook is 4 discs and roughly 4 hours long; the book is 224 pages long)
#5 Watch a Movie Based on a Book
#9 Read a Memoir, Biography, or Autobiography
#13 Read a Young Adult Book
#20 Read a Book Published in the Last Year
Read a Magazine on Flipster
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Visit a Museum or Public Garden
You can borrow FREE admission tickets to various museums, zoos, and gardens in the local area through the Museum Pass Program at Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch Library. Check out what museums you can visit!