The popularity of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Summer Reading Club for children and teens inspired the library system to offer a similar program for adults. The Adult Summer Reading Club, “Summer Escape @ Your Library,” will begin on June 3, will continue through August 3, at all branches in the Fort Bend County library system.
Adults of all ages, including young adults in high school, may participate by reading or listening to books. Readers may register at any Fort Bend County library, or they may register online by going to the FBCL website and clicking on the “Adult Summer Reading Program” image, which will become available June 3. Once the online registration form has been completed, readers will then have their own online page on which to record their books or hours.
Weekly drawings for a Fort Bend County Libraries travel tumbler, and a choice between vouchers for a $5 credit for library fines or five $1 credits toward purchases at the Friends of the Library Book sales, will take place at each branch throughout the summer for readers who log in and record their reading activity each week. The first weekly prizes will be awarded on June 10. Participants who complete the program -- by reading four books or by listening to audiobooks for 10 hours of time -- will receive an FBCL magnet. Prizes must be collected from the “home” library that the reader indicated on the registration form.
A grand-prize drawing for a $25 gift card to an area book store – donated by the Friends of the Library -- will take place on July 29 for participants who have successfully completed the program.
There is no charge to join the Adult Summer Reading Club and it is open to all adults, regardless of the county of residence. The program is sponsored by Fort Bend County Libraries and the Friends organizations that support the county library system.
For more information, call the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677 or the library branch nearest you.