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Adult Summer Reading

No codes, no passwords, no log-ins — just raffle tickets!

Read, attend programs, and complete achievements to earn raffle tickets for any of our 9 prize baskets ($65-$273 value). Raffles will be held every week in July and August!

Get a coupon for FREE Praline’s Ice Cream just for signing up, and a FREE game at Callahan’s Bowl-a-Rama with your first raffle ticket.

Visit the Adult Reference Desk to get started.


Participation Prizes


I Love Rock & Roll — Sign up for the adult summer reading program

  • Coupon for free tasty ice cream from Praline’s Ice Cream in Berlin!


Wild Thing — When your earn your first raffle ticket

  • Free game pass to Callahan’s Bowl-a-Rama


Raffle Baskets


The Show Must Go On — Drawing on July 5

  • 2 tickets to Hand to God from TheaterWorks, Hartford
  • $25 gift certificate from The Avenue restaurant, Berlin
    [Total Value:  $142]


Show Business — Drawing on July 5

  • 2 tickets to 2018-2019 season show from Long Wharf Theater, New Haven
  • 2 tickets to The Little Mermaid from the Warner Theater, Torrington
  • $25 gift certificate from The Avenue restaurant, Berlin
    [Total Value:  $220]


Take Me Out to the Ball Game — Drawing on July 12

  • 4 Home Run Porch Tickets from the Hartford Yard Goats
  • $25 Moe’s Bucks from Moe’s Southwest Grill, Newington
    [Total Value:  $65]


The Boys of Summer — Drawing on July 19

  • 4 pack of tickets from the New Britain Bees
  • $30 gift card from Chili’s Bar and Grill, Cromwell
    [Total Value:  $74]


Here We Go — Drawing on July 26

  • 2 tickets to the Big E from Eastern States Exposition
  • 2 admissions from the CT Science Center
  • 2 games of mini golf from Safari Golf, Berlin
  • Free phone case from Otterbox
    [Total Value:  $185]


Knit One, Purl Two — Drawing on August 2

  • Knitting basket donated by Sit and Knit Group


Garden Party — Drawing on August 9

  • Collapsible picnic basket
  • Bag of specialty foods from Trader Joe’s, West Hartford
  • Bottle of wine from CT Beverage Mart, Newington
  • $25 gift certificate from Home Depot, Berlin
    [Total Value: $110]


We Are Family — Drawing on August 16

  • 2 One Hour passes from Flight Trampoline Park
  • 4 free games of mini-golf from Berlin Batting Cages/Putter’s Paradise
  • $30 from Picture Show Theater, Berlin
  • 4 tour passes from PEZ, Orange
  • Group event for 10 people from Laserquest, Newington
    [Total Value:  $273]


Bye, Bye Birdie — Drawing on August 23

  • 18 holes of golf for 4 people and 2 carts from Timberlin Golf Course, Berlin
  • 3 free appetizers/desserts from TGI Friday’s, Newington
    [Total Value:  $175]


Read Between the Lines — Drawing on August 25

  • Kindle Fire HD 10 with Alexa
    [Total Value:  $150]