Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Summer's Ended but...

We have some great news about some of our summer activities here at BCL.

First of all, as reported earlier we had a whopping 993 kids aged 0-18 turn in at least one reading log with the equivalent of 5 books listed on it! That was more than at any other Berks County library this year!

Second, the grand prize winner was one of our regular visitors (Justin Alderfer) who turned in quite a few reading logs with the help of his mother (Dawn). Justin's log was drawn from among all the other logs that were turned in all over Berks County. The random drawing was held earlier this month. He and big brother Mark will be at the library this week to collect his brand new laptop computer. We're just as excited as the Alderfer family.

Third, we had a great first time turn-out for the adult summer reading program. I will include the actual numbers in a later update to this post. Each week an entry was randomly selected to win a couple food coupons and a half dozen home-baked chocolate chip cookies (baked by little ole me). Weekly winners included: Cheryl Bernstiel, Steve Shirey, Carol DeHaven, Rebecca Frey, Erica Fisher, Cindy Bortz, Betty Shenk, Dawn Alderfer, and Monica Hallman. The grand prize was $50 in gift certificates to Applebee's restaurant and was won in another random drawing of all the tickets entered throughout the summer by adults aged at least 18 years old by... Mary Fenyus.