Press Release
Fizz, Boom, Read! Spark A Reaction or Engage In Literary Elements This Summer at the Library

(MIAMI June 19, 2014) – Sparks are flying at the Miami-Dade Public Library this summer as children, teens and adults are reading at an electrifying speed with the Library’s Summer Reading Program. Everyone is invited to participate through Saturday, July 19.

For every two hours spent reading or listening to audiobooks, participants may complete a ticket to enter in the Grand Prize drawing for one of many prizes including a LeapPad 2, Lego Duplo sets, Miami Seaquarium’s Dolphin Encounter, Nintendo Wii U, Sony Playstation 4, John Green Box Set, Kindle Fire HDX, Celestron Telescope, Miami Dolphins team memorabilia and more.

The Library supports the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) based themes of Fizz, Boom, Read!, Spark a Reaction and Literary Elements by offering free enjoyable and educational programs throughout the summer. Participants can earn an additional Grand Prize entry ticket by simply attending a program.

For official contest rules and details on the Summer Reading Program, visit your nearest branch or go to the library's Summer Reading Program page.

The Summer Reading Program is made possible with the generous support of the Miami Dolphins Foundation and the Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library.

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Media Contact:
Jessica Melgarejo Cespedes
305-375-3327
melgarejoj@mdpls.org

About the Miami‑Dade Public Library System
A recipient of the 2008 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, The Miami‑Dade Public Library System strives to be a compelling community destination by providing a five‑star customer service experience. With 49 branches and two bookmobiles, the library aims to reach every resident of Miami‑Dade County who has a desire for informational, educational and recreational materials. The library provides access to more than 3.9 million books, movies, audiobooks, and more; 1647 public computers; 120 self‑checkout machines, and Wi‑Fi at every location. The library proudly serves more than seven million visitors that come through its doors annually, and another 4.4 million that access collections and services through its website www.mdpls.org.