2020/2021 Cozy at Home Winter Reading Program
for Grades 6-12

December 22 - February 22

Who: Young Adults, in grades 6-12

What: Receive a prize for every 2 books you read

  • Read 2 books total – Receive a $5 Dunkin' Donuts Gift Card.
  • Read 4 books total – Receive a pair of cozy reading socks.
  • Read 6 books total – Receive a free book.
  • Read 8 books total – Receive a bookshelf mug.
  • Read 10 books total – Receive a $10 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and we will donate $5 to Catie’s Closet.

Where: Sign up ONLINE or at the library.

When: December 22, 2020 - February 22, 2021

  • Sign-up starts December 22, 2020
  • Read books between December 22 and February 22 to earn prizes

How:

  • Sign up ONLINE, using your library card number and PIN
  • We encourage you to check out young adult books or audiobooks from GPL or online from Hoopla or Libby/Overdrive through our website, gpl.org. Place a hold for the items you’d like and pick them up Curbside through GPL to GO, or ask for some recommendations using this FORM.
  • Log in to the reading program to record your reading online once you have signed up.
  • Prizes can be picked up at the Children’s Room Window or can be requested to be picked up Curbside by emailing teens@gpl.org or calling the library at 978-448-1167.

Guidelines for Success:


  • Sign up online with a valid library card and PIN number. If you do not have a library card or PIN number, email circulation@gpl.org or teens@gpl.org, or call the library at 978-448-1167.
  • Record what you read using the online program on our website.
  • Any YA books, ebooks or audiobooks count as 1 book, but please count every 3 magazines, manga, or graphic fiction as 1 entry or 1 book. Please count only reading that is appropriate for your age and reading ability. Books from the Children’s Room that are also found in YA count as well.
  • Need help finding fun and interesting books? We have a book recommendation form on our website, or email teens@gpl.org, or check out our recommendations on the Good Reads for YA section of the website.
  • Challenge yourself based on your own reading abilities.
  • Prizes can be picked up at the Children’s Room Window or can be requested to be picked up Curbside by emailing teens@gpl.org or calling the library at 978-448-1167.

Winter Reading Program Events:

Check out the YA events calendar and sign up for events online.

Thanks to the Groton Public Library Endowment Trust for generously supporting program events and providing prizes for the Young Adult Winter Reading Program.

Thanks also to the members of the Young Adult Advisory Council for their ideas on programs and prizes. If you are interested in participating in the YAAC, please call or click here for information on our next meeting.

For additional information about the Young Adult Winter Reading Program or specific events listed on the calendar, please contact the Young Adult Librarian at teens@gpl.org.

You can follow us on social media too!

Instagram: YA @ GPL on Instagram

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Deborah Dowson, Young Adult Librarian
Groton Public Library
99 Main St.
Groton, MA 01450
978-448-1167, ext. 1325
teens@gpl.org