Summer Reading @ POBLIB
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   Adult Summer Reading 2017   
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Welcome to the 2017 Adult Summer Reading Program! (June 1 - August 3).
Build A Better World
"Families that read together win together!"

Sign up begins Monday, June 1 in the front lobby or online at If you sign up in person on June 1 your name will be entered into a raffle drawing. Participants get a free gift just for registering, while supplies last.

Submit your book reviews online at the Adult Summer Reading Club link on our website, or fill out a book review form which will be available at the Welcome Desk.

Summer Reading Author Event! Enjoy an evening with author and librarian Debbie De Louise June 22 @ 7:00 pm in the Auditorium.

Join us for the End of Summer Reading Wrap Party August 14 @ 7:00 pm in Room A. Enjoy light refreshments, talk about books you've read, with a chance to win prizes for those who attend. The Mary Licata Summer Reading Award will be given to the Plainview-Old Bethpage resident with the most book reviews posted to our website.

The Velvet Hours
Alyson Richman
A wonderful historical fiction about a woman from the late 1890's and her granddaughter from the late 1930's in France. The idea came to Alyson Richman because a beautiful apartment in Paris was found untouched after 50 years.
News of the World
Paulette Jiles
This slim work of fiction tells the story of a 10 year old girl, kidnapped by Indians, and the gentle old man who comes to her aid. Set in Texas in the 1870's, it is a sweet "old fashioned"
novel with characters to care about.