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The Kenton County Public Library Summer Reading Club kicks off this weekend and we are pumped! You can read all the details about the Star Wars-themed kickoff on Friday, May 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., the Elvis-themed kickoff at the Durr Branch on Saturday, June 1 at 1 p.m. and the circus-themed kickoff at the Covington Branch on Saturday, June 8 at Family Friendly Cincinnati or at the Library website.

To get you ready for Summer Reading (where adults, teens and children can win prizes just for reading all summer long), we have a Summer Prize Pack Giveaway! The prize pack includes a sand bucket, Kenton County Public Library water bottle, an adult sized Summer Reading Club T-shirt designed by illustrator and author David Catrow, a library hand fan, Hawaiian Punch Singles to Go, chalk, bubbles and a bubble wand, a pin wheel and a $5 gift card to Kocanut Joe’s.

src prize packYou can enter several ways. Be sure to comment separately for more chances to win. Enter by noon on Monday, June 3. We will randomly choose a winner through random.org, who will be announced on our Facebook page and emailed.

1. What is the first book you will read this summer? (required to enter).

2. Who would you share your prize pack with and why?

3. Share this contest through Twitter, Facebook, email or text and comment here that you did.

4. Follow this blog by hitting follow and comment that you did.

Disclaimer: Kocanut Joe’s donated the gift card.

The winner must pick the prize up at the Covington, Durr, or Erlanger Branch Library. Library employees and those living in their household are not eligible to win.

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66 Comments

  1. Jodi May 30, 2013 at 3:24 pm - Reply

    The 1st book I’m reading this summer with my kids is Ramona Quimby Age 8.

  2. Jodi May 30, 2013 at 3:25 pm - Reply

    I would share the prize pack with my family because I know it would make them happy.

  3. Jodi May 30, 2013 at 3:25 pm - Reply

    I shared this contest through email.

  4. Jodi May 30, 2013 at 3:26 pm - Reply

    I follow this blog.

  5. Kari May 30, 2013 at 3:28 pm - Reply

    As part of a ladies book club, the first book I will read this summer is “Maid to Match” by Deeanne Gist.

  6. Kari May 30, 2013 at 3:29 pm - Reply

    I would share the prize with my kiddos. They’d love it!

  7. Kari May 30, 2013 at 3:31 pm - Reply

    I shared this contest via facebook.

  8. Kari May 30, 2013 at 3:31 pm - Reply

    I follow this blog.

  9. Jamie Sawyers May 30, 2013 at 3:44 pm - Reply

    I will be reading, “Alex Cross, Run!” by James Patterson.

  10. Jamie Sawyers May 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm - Reply

    I would share the prize pack with my 8 yo son Cody.

  11. Jamie Sawyers May 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm - Reply

    I shared this contest via Facebook.

  12. Jamie Sawyers May 30, 2013 at 3:46 pm - Reply

    I follow this blog.

  13. mwaddey May 30, 2013 at 3:53 pm - Reply

    The 1st book I will read this summer is Dead Silence by Kimberly Derting.

  14. mwaddey May 30, 2013 at 3:54 pm - Reply

    I will share the prize pack with my daughters!

  15. Erin Oliver May 30, 2013 at 3:54 pm - Reply

    I am reading “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”.

  16. Erin Oliver May 30, 2013 at 3:55 pm - Reply

    I will share the prize pack with my kiddos!

  17. mwaddey May 30, 2013 at 3:55 pm - Reply

    Shared on Facebook!

  18. mwaddey May 30, 2013 at 3:56 pm - Reply

    I follow this blog!!

  19. Heidi S May 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm - Reply

    Going to finish The Hobbit with my son

  20. Heidi S May 30, 2013 at 4:06 pm - Reply

    I shared on Facebook.

  21. Heidi S May 30, 2013 at 4:07 pm - Reply

    I follow this blog.

  22. Heidi S May 30, 2013 at 4:07 pm - Reply

    I would give the prize to my son, of course!

  23. Dara May 30, 2013 at 4:19 pm - Reply

    The first book my daughter and I are reading is Big Nate Flips Out

  24. Dara May 30, 2013 at 4:19 pm - Reply

    I would share the prize pack with my locknut joes addict daughter

  25. Kathy Bowen May 30, 2013 at 8:24 pm - Reply

    Followed the blog!

  26. Stepheny May 30, 2013 at 8:25 pm - Reply

    The Host will be the first book I will read and I will share the prize with my family. I will share this on facebook.

  27. Kathy Bowen May 30, 2013 at 8:45 pm - Reply

    I would share my prize with my almost-7-yr-old son

  28. Kathy Bowen May 30, 2013 at 8:45 pm - Reply

    Shared on facebook!

  29. Kathy Bowen May 30, 2013 at 8:46 pm - Reply

    Summer reading has begun here, my son & I checked out about 8 books on individual states, we are hoping to read about all 50 this summer! (I learn a lot, too!)

  30. Kelly VonHandorf May 30, 2013 at 8:57 pm - Reply

    The first book I will read this summer is anything new by James Patterson

  31. Kelly VonHandorf May 30, 2013 at 8:58 pm - Reply

    I would share the prize bucket with my children.

  32. Stephanie Hall May 30, 2013 at 9:34 pm - Reply

    My grand daughter wants to read monster mash first, and wants share pizza with her mommy and brother.
    Shared on my Facebook.
    I am now following this blog!

  33. Sarah May 30, 2013 at 9:42 pm - Reply

    The first book I will complete will be The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy.

  34. Sarah May 30, 2013 at 9:43 pm - Reply

    If I win, I will keep the t-shirt and gift card and give the toys to my niece and nephew.

  35. Sarah May 30, 2013 at 9:44 pm - Reply

    Shared on Facebook!

  36. Matt H. May 31, 2013 at 7:43 am - Reply

    My first book will be Superman.

  37. Matt H. May 31, 2013 at 7:44 am - Reply

    I will share the prize with my granddaughter.

  38. Linda S. May 31, 2013 at 7:45 am - Reply

    I follow your blog.

  39. Linda S. May 31, 2013 at 7:45 am - Reply

    My first book this summer will be Unbroken by Laura Hildenbrand.

  40. Linda S. May 31, 2013 at 7:45 am - Reply

    I will share the prize with my 9 year old daughter.

  41. Ian Thornhill May 31, 2013 at 10:57 am - Reply

    My son Ian is reading “The Lost World” M. Crichton
    He will share the prize with his sister Rhiannon.

  42. Rhiannon Thornhill May 31, 2013 at 10:59 am - Reply

    My daughter Rhiannon Thornhill, is reading Red Dwarf, Better Than Life, Grant Naylor. She will share her prize with her brother Ian.

  43. Tonya May 31, 2013 at 6:35 pm - Reply

    My three kids picked “hippo goes bananas” as the first book to read

  44. Tonya May 31, 2013 at 6:36 pm - Reply

    I follow this blog.

  45. Tonya May 31, 2013 at 6:36 pm - Reply

    I would share this prize pack with my three kids because we are always looking for fun things to do together.

  46. Tonya May 31, 2013 at 6:37 pm - Reply

    Shared this through e mail.

  47. Jamie Back May 31, 2013 at 7:17 pm - Reply

    The first book I will read this summer to my boys is Big Nate goes for broke

  48. Jamie Back May 31, 2013 at 7:18 pm - Reply

    I would share the prize pack with my 4 boys because it would make them smile and laugh.

  49. Jamie Back May 31, 2013 at 7:18 pm - Reply

    I shared on facebook

  50. Jamie Back May 31, 2013 at 7:19 pm - Reply

    I follow your blog

  51. Randi Mullaney June 1, 2013 at 8:23 pm - Reply

    My first book of the summer will be “Beautiful Creatures”. I would share my prize pack with my two sons…they love to play outside on warm, summer days!

  52. Randi Mullaney June 1, 2013 at 8:24 pm - Reply

    I shared on facebook

  53. Randi Mullaney June 1, 2013 at 8:24 pm - Reply

    I follow your blog

  54. jamie June 2, 2013 at 10:36 pm - Reply

    The first book I am reading this summer is Beautiful Creatures. I love reading books that are going to be movies!

  55. jamie June 2, 2013 at 10:37 pm - Reply

    I would share the prize pack with my kids.

  56. jamie June 2, 2013 at 10:39 pm - Reply

    I am following your blog.

  57. megan Childress June 3, 2013 at 10:12 am - Reply

    Just started following the blog!

  58. megan Childress June 3, 2013 at 10:12 am - Reply

    I plan to share to share the prize pack with my family (husband, son, and daughter)!

    • megan Childress June 3, 2013 at 10:14 am - Reply

      Because is has something in it everyone in the family will enjoy!

  59. Nancy Leftin June 3, 2013 at 10:56 am - Reply

    Just started following blob. I am reading Reconstructing Amelia. I would share the prize pack with my grandchildren

    • Nancy Leftin June 3, 2013 at 11:18 am - Reply

      Not blob blog

  60. Suzanne Millay June 3, 2013 at 11:57 am - Reply

    Something spiritual.

  61. Amy June 4, 2013 at 9:34 am - Reply

    I am reading Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich.

  62. Amy June 4, 2013 at 9:35 am - Reply

    I would share my prize pack with my kids because they would love the new stuff to play with this summer.

  63. Amy June 4, 2013 at 9:37 am - Reply

    I am following this blog.

  64. Amy June 4, 2013 at 9:39 am - Reply

    I shared this contest on facebook.

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