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Children's Programming and Resources: Winter Reading Contest - 2nd - 3rd Grade

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Join our Winter Reading Contest! January 1 - February 8, 2022

Check out books from the library to read, then enter our contest for a chance to win an amazing LEGO bundle! The winner will be announced on February 8 during Art Club: Sweethearts. Good luck!



Contest Rules

1. Checkout and read at least 2 books (regular or ebook) from the Hartford Public Library from January 1 - February 8, 2022. 

2. Fill out a Contest Prize form, to get one ticket for every 2 books that you read.

3. Winner announced during Art Club: Sweethearts virtual program on February 8.

I want to read Ebooks!

We have a lot of great ebooks too!

You can read ebooks on your computer, tablet or phone.

Here's where you can find ebooks for children ages 0-6:

Bookflix - to log in, type this number 22520000000000 

Tumblebooks -  no log in required, just click on the image 

Axis 360 - to log in, enter your library card number

Overdrive/Libby - to log in, enter your library card number


How to Participate

When you read two books, fill out the Contest Prize form. You can fill out the form for every 2 books read, as many times as you need to:

I have read 2 books.


Winner will be picked on Tuesday, February 8, 4:30pm during the program, Art Club: Sweethearts on Google Meet. 



Hartford Public Library 

Central Branch:  500 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103 
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