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2024 Summer Reading Challenge

Prizes for Reading

Participating in our Summer Reading Challenge for children of all ages earns you tickets for weekly prize drawings at the library! Check out some of the fantastic prizes generously donated to us by local businesses below.  

To find out how the challenge works, come visit us at 108 Main St any time from June 21 to August 10 (the earlier the better!). Or, you can view our challenge sheet and instructions here. 

Don't miss adventure-themed activities all summer, from our kickoff event with naturalist and author Susie Spikol on Friday, June 21 at 4pm to our Saturday Children's Activity Hours at the Pavilion next to Marlborough School. Find out more by visiting our event calendar.

Librarian with child's bike prize
ice cream cones
prizes as listed

The grand prize will be a bike in your size (for children) with accessories. There will be multiple winners, as we have had multiple bikes donated!

Donated by:

  • Queen City Bike Collective, Manchester NH
  • Norm's Ski and Bike Shop

Other prizes will include:

  • Ice cream gift certificates donated by Yolo Cafe and Ice Cream and Frisky Cow Gelato
  • Family pass to the Cheshire Children's Museum
  • Puzzles from the Caterpillar Lab
  • Finger Feeder for hummingbirds and a long-handled child-size shovel from Horse and Buggy Feeds
  • Explorer's Net and Explorer's Kit from Toy City
  • A copy of The Animal Adventurer's Guide by Susie Spikol
  • Bicycle helmet from Alpine Bikes (which can be exchanged for a different size or color)

Thank you to all of these businesses for donating to this program!