How many days can you read this summer? Find out by joining the 100 Days of Reading Summer Challenge! The Lafayette Public Library challenges you to read at least 20 minutes every day from June 1st to September 8th (World Literacy Day), and the best part is, it doesn’t matter what you read — books, audiobooks, magazines, graphic novels, and more all count.
Anyone who reads at least 30 days during this time will be eligible for a prize pack and entered for a chance to win the grand prize. But you don’t have to stop there—the more days you read, the more you can win! Earn bonus prizes at the 50, 75, and 100-day mark, as well as extra entries for the grand prize drawing.
South Regional Library (6101 Johnston St., Lafayette) will host the Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration on Saturday, June 3 from 10:30 am until 2:30 pm. You’ll have the opportunity to sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge and to enjoy a day of family fun. There will be a fun jump, petting zoo, dunk tank, balloon artist, face painting, and live performances by Mitch the Magician (11:00 AM & 2:00 PM).
Summer Reading Challenge Sponsors include Friends of the Lafayette Public Library, Broussard & David LLC, Hub City Cycles, Acadian Kitchens, Baskin Robbins, Bonne Vie Macarons, Chick-fil-A, Chicken Salad Chick, Fun Nation, Izzo’s Illegal Burrito, Jason’s Deli, Kart Ranch, Pizza Artista, and Rock n’ Bowl. Kickoff Celebration Sponsors include Acadiana FunJumps, Louisiana Warrior Hockey, and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers.
There are so many ways that Reading Brings Us Together —whether you take part in a book club, read chapter books to yourchildren, or even listen to a narrator read your favorite audiobook.We hope that you discover reading enriches your life! For moreinformation about the 100 Days of Reading Summer Challenge andKickoff Celebration, call your favorite library location or visit lafayettepubliclibrary.org/summer.
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