Adult Summer Reading

Benson Memorial Library Adult Summer Reading 2019: “Freedom to Read”

  • Sign-ups begin Monday, June 3 and the program runs through Friday, August 16
  • Upon sign-up, patrons can enter to win four (4) box-seat tickets to any Erie Seawolves game of their choice!
  • Participants will also receive a special summer reading bag, specially designed limited edition bookmark, two-sided event calendar, Freedom to Read Log, and Founding Era Adventures Sheet

Reading Log

  • 4 Categories: Fiction (4 books), Nonfiction (4 books), Media (4 items), Choice (4 books) → Each category completed gets a Regular Prize Entry
    16 books/items for compete sheet → Grand Prize Entry
  • Can complete as many logs as you desire!

Founding Era Adventures Sheet

  • Completion earns a Grand Prize Entry
  • Contains 5 activities
  • Participants are not required to complete sheet to complete the program – is just an extra way to earn a Grand Prize Entry and explore our town!


  • Tablet Package: Ellipsis Tablet, Bluetooth Headphones, 64GB Micro SD
  • Signed Books Basket: Turtles All the Way Down, Bridge of Clay, Vengeful
  • Ancestry DNA Kit
  • GRAND PRIZE: Instant Pot