Simpson Library in Mechanicsburg offers Winter Reading Programs

Track your reading, do activities and earn fun prizes

February 2, 2021

Simpson Library in Mechanicsburg has announced a fun Winter Reading Program for kids, teens and adults.

Color in one of the 14 books on the reading log each time you read for 20 minutes, are read to, or attend a Story Time, Family Story Time, Toddler Time, or Rhyme Time event. Bring a completed log to the Children's Circulation Desk to redeem your prize. All prizes must be redeemed on or before March 31.


1st Completed Reading Log: Notepad
2nd Completed Reading Log: Stamp
3rd Completed Reading Log: Spin Top
4th Completed Reading Log: Rubber Duck

Teens in grades 6-12 can earn prizes for reading! Register online and then grab a book bingo sheet from the library or download one here. Read to complete any five boxes in a row diagonally, horizontally, or vertically. One bingo per sheet please! Once completed, turn your bingo sheet in to the upper level circulation desk. Each teen who completes a bingo sheet will earn a completion prize (limit 1) and will be entered into the grand prize drawing. Each completed bingo sheet equals one entry into the grand prize drawing. So, the more reading the better! Two winners will receive the grand prize. Bingo sheets will be accepted until April 5 and the winners will be picked on April 8.

Grand Prize: $25 Happy Teen Gift card that can be used at Panera, Regal Cinemas, Dave and Busters, Under Armour, Sephora, Barnes and Noble, Ulta, American Eagle, and Jamba Juice.  

Let Simpson Library help you kickstart a new reading habit with the Adult Winter Reading Challenge. From January 4 - March 31, you can earn a prize for every nine books you read! There are no requirements for what types of books (or audiobooks–they count, too!) you choose to read. Just keep track of the titles on the reading log and turn it in for a prize once it's complete. Prizes will include gift cards to local businesses, hardcover books, and other bookish prizes. Sign up today and keep your reading habit going strong into the new year.

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