Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

June 7 ‑ July 19, 2014
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Sponsored by

Miami-Dade CountyMiami Dolphins FoundationFriends of the Miami-Dade Public Library

Adults – Literary Elements

On your next visit to the library, check out books and audiobooks and get reading and listening! For every two hours you read a book or listen to an audiobook, complete and return the entry ticket. Suggested reading lists are available at all branches. Keep us up‑to‑date with your reading by tagging @MDPLS on Twitter.

Read for a chance to win great prizes!
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
  • Celestron Telescope
Official Contest Rules

This summer, why not enjoy reading or listening to a good book? When you do, you can be eligible to win a Grand Prize!

Here’s how it works:
  1. The Summer Reading Program begins on Saturday, June 7 and ends on Saturday, July 19, 2014.
  2. Participants must be Miami‑Dade County residents, 19 or older.
  3. On your next visit to the library, check out books and audiobooks and get reading and listening!
    For every two hours you read or listen to an audiobook, complete a Grand Prize entry ticket and return it to the branch.
    Suggested reading lists are available at all branches.
  4. Parents as Reading Partners. Get the whole family involved in summer reading. Just read for two hours to a child to complete one prize ticket.
  5. Each reading log contains six Grand Prize entry tickets. Limit one reading log per week.
  6. Participants who attend a library program can complete and submit an additional Grand Prize entry ticket, available only during the program.
  7. No entries will be accepted after Saturday, July 19, 2014.
  8. The Grand Prize Drawing will be held in August 2014. Winners will be notified no later than August 16, 2014.
  9. Employees of Miami‑Dade Public Library System are not eligible to participate for prizes.
Book IconSuggested Reading
The Time Traveler’s Wife

The Time Traveler’s Wife
Audrey Niffenegger

The Currents of Space

The Currents of Space
Isaac Asimov

Oryx and Crake

Oryx and Crake
Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood

Robopocalypse

Robopocalypse
Daniel H. Wilson

The Host

The Host
Stephenie Meyer

The Passage

The Passage
Justin Cronin

The Winds of Dune

The Winds of Dune
Brian Herbert

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara Kingsolver

The World Without Us

The World Without Us
Alan Weisman

Gemstones of the World

Gemstones of the World
Walter Schumann

Longitude

Longitude
Dava Sobel

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman

The Swerve

The Swerve
Stephen Greenblatt