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Go Beneath the Surface During the 2013 Summer Reading Program!

Beyond the summer heat, deep down where thoughts run cool and imaginations wild – discover what lies beneath the surface during Broward County Library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program. The Summer Reading Program kicks off June 8, 2013 at 33 Broward County Library locations. Teens and tweens are invited to come discover hidden wonders right in your library!

The 2013 Summer Reading Program is a fun-filled way to have a good time, make new friends, try new things and keep up with required summer reading – all while earning rewards and winning prizes. You can pick up a free copy of the 2013 Summer Reading Program guide, which lists all the summer’s events, at any Broward County Library, download the booklet for free or check the live eCalendar for daily updates.  

The Summer Reading Program, which is sponsored by the Broward Public Library Foundation and the Miami Dolphins, motivates children to read for the fun of it by offering rewards and prizes. The more you read the more chances you’ll have to win fabulous prizes including:

  • Dolphins Home Game Club Level Experience for a Family
  • VIP Day at the Miami Dolphins Training Camp/lunch provided by Papa John’s Pizza
  • Two-ticket package to Miami Seaquarium
  • Dolphin Odyssey at Miami Seaquarium
  • Parent-and-child Ticket Package for Young At Art Museum
  • Family Four-Pack of Tickets to Miami Children’s Museum
  • Family Four-Pack of Tickets to Jungle Island
  • Team-signed Jersey from the Fort Lauderdale Strikers
  • iPad 3
  • Kindle Fire
  • $250 Toy Store Gift Certificate
  • $250 Publix Gift Certificate

Which Libraries Are Participating This Year?

What’s Happening & Where!

The 2013 Summer Reading Program has hundreds of fun events, contests, shows, performances and activities, it would be impossible to list them all! Here are a few fun highlights you won’t want to miss!

New York Times Bestsellers for Tweens…

Wonder, by R. J. Palacio

A Hidden Enemy, by Erin Hunter

The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate

The Care and Keeping of You 1, by Valorie Schaefer

The Care and Keeping of You 2, by Valorie Schaefer

…and Teens

The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

The 5th Wave, by Rick Yancey

Divergent, by Veronica Roth

Insurgent, by Veronica Roth

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky