Summer Reading at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
Welcome to the Library's Summer Reading Home Page. Once you are logged in, you will be taken to YOUR Reading Home Page.

   Babies/Toddlers       Youth       Teens       Adults (Family)   
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Enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.
Important Messages

TO REGISTER AS AN ADULT:

1. Make sure your pop-up blocker is disabled.

2. Click the button labeled "Click Here to Sign Up for Summer Reading!" (above).

3. A registration form will appear. Fill in all of the necessary fields. Then click Save.

4. Clicking "save" should complete the registration process (unless a mandatory field is blank or the password fields don't match). Once you are registered, you will automatically be logged in and taken to your Summer Reader Home Page.

5. From your Summer Reader Home Page, you will be able to manage your account, log minutes and check for prizes.

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TO ADD CHILDREN UNDER FAMILY REGISTRATION:

1. Register as an adult.

2. Make sure you are logged in.

3. Upon logging in, you will automatically be logged in and taken to your Summer Reader Home Page. On your Summer Reader Home Page, click the "Add Member" button (location: under Activity Center).

4. A pop-up window will appear. It will have a drop-down menu inside.

5. Select a program for your child from the drop-down menu.

6. In the pop-up, click Continue.

7. Fill out the registration form for your child. (Note: Last name, library card number, and telephone number will already be filled in, but change them as you see fit.)

8. You will be able to manage the accounts of your family members, log minutes and check for their prizes, while logged in to the adult (master) account.

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TO REGISTER AS A GROUP, PLEASE SEE A LIBRARIAN.

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ADULTS

REGISTER TO GET A PRIZE!

Then pick up your prize at any library.

REGISTRATION PRIZES:
(age 18+)

Voucher to Scrappers game*

INCENTIVES - SUMMER READING PRIZES FOR ADULTS:
(age 18+)

After 12 hours read... receive a stylus*

After 30 hours read... a chance to win a library mug*

After 100 hours read... a chance to win an embroidered library shirt*

Note: drawing will take place after August 17.

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CHILDREN (ADDED UNDER FAMILY REGISTRATION)

INCENTIVES - SUMMER READING PRIZES FOR CHILDREN:
(age 1 mo. - 17 years)

After 4 hours read... Choice of paperback book*

After 8 hours read... Beach ball* or yo-yo* (determined by age of participant)

After 30 hours read... Kids who read 30 hours by July 26th will be invited to breakfast with Jennifer Holm!

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CHILDREN (ADDED UNDER GROUP REGISTRATION)
To register as a group, see a librarian!

INCENTIVES - SUMMER READING PRIZES FOR CHILDREN:
(age 3 - 17 years)

Not eligible for coupons or registration giveaways.

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For a full list of incentives and prize drawing information for children and teens that are INDIVIDUALLY REGISTERED, please refer to the program tabs listed at the top of this page (i.e.: Babies/Toddlers, Youth, and Teen).

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*While supplies last.

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IMPORTANT: For additional information about Summer Reading, help accessing your account, and/or assistance with family registration, please see a librarian.

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