Adult Summer Reading Club

Adult Summer Reading Club 2019

Adult SRC 2018 was a huge success!

Adult Summer Reading Club 2018 was truly a success! We would like to thank everyone who participated that year. We had 214 adults register (new record!), 1,349 raffle tickets entered for weekly prizes, and 200 people come for our Adult Summer Reading Programming. Wow! We have received high praise, and positive feedback about Adult Summer Reading Club. We expect this year's Adult SRC to be even better!

Adult Summer Reading Club

1. Register!

Starting May 4, 2019 registration will be open for adults age 18+.
You can do this two ways:

- Online: Fill out THIS FORM with all the information, and you'll automatically be added to the sign up list!
- In person: See the librarians at the circulation desk, and they will ask you some questions and get you started. You're also welcome to call (903) 237-1350 to speak with them about sign up.

2. Read!

Every 100 pages read or 2 hours listened to gets you 1 raffle ticket! The more you read, the more you can enter. If you read 200 pages, you can fill out 2 raffle tickets, etc.

3. Submit!

Starting June 10, you may begin filling out your raffle ticket submissions at the Library and enter them for the weekly drawing! Drawings will be held each Monday. 

Weekly Raffle Rules

Every 100 pages read or 2 hours listened to gets you 1 raffle ticket! The more you read, the more you can enter. If you read 200 pages, you can fill out 2 raffle tickets, etc.
- Raffle submissions cannot be taken by e-mail or over the phone. A drop box will placed on display at the library for ticket submissions, or you can give them to the front desk librarians to turn in for you. 
- You are responsible for filling out the raffle slips by the end of the library's hours every Sunday (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM) before the raffle drawing on Mondays.
- Winner will be announced (usually via Facebook), and contacted.  
- Winners must pick up their raffle prize WITHIN ONE WEEK or another name will be drawn. We also ask that you show your ID to verify your ticket and win. 

Additional Raffle Challenges

Want to earn additional raffle tickets and prizes? You're in luck - there are multiple ways to do exactly that! 

"Rocket Scientist Raffle" - Attending Adult Programs/Events 

For each of our scheduled adult programs that you attend, you earn one extra regular raffle ticket entry for the week! Attend 5 events, and you’ll be entered into the "Rocket Scientist Raffle!" Patrons will be asked to sign in at each event, and tickets will be handed out at the end of each event.
Keep up with the adult program schedule listed below, or the print calendars available at the library!

"Quantum Leap Raffle" - Reading Challenge

To complete the "Quantum Leap Raffle" you will need to read 6 books of your choice in each of the following categories to choose from: 

1) A book with only a number as the title
2) A book set in place you want to visit
3) An assigned book you disliked (or never finished)
4) A book by a minority or LGBTQIA+ author
5) A celebrity memoir
6) A book published the year you were born
7) The first book in a popular series
8) A non-fiction from the following genres: History, Science, Psychology, Self-Help

Fill out the "Quantum Leap Raffle" bookmark/form, available at the library. You must read six different titles. One entry per person.
Upon completion, turn in to the drop box or front desk librarians. Bookmark/form will be due by July 31 before library closing. Winner will be announced next day.

​Schedule of Events

All events designated for ages 18+
June 15 - Grown-Ups Kick Off Party! @ Oil Horse, downtown Longview (101 W Tyler St, 75601)   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
June 21 - Yoga Class 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
June 29 - Salsa Dance Night 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
July 6 - Succulent Arrangement Class 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
July 13 - Chalk the Block Chalk Art 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 20 - Adult Crafts: Galaxy Painting 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
July 27 - Sounds & Stacks feat. Harvest Moon Country Grass   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Questions, Comments, Etc.

Please call (903) 237-1350 for more information!