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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Library Summer Reading Program Kicks Off June 3

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May 19, 2023 – Earn prizes for reading this summer during the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program “All Together Now” June 3 – August 12! Readers of all ages can register on the Beanstack app or website at by clicking on the “All Together Now Summer Reading Challenge” to get started.   

Adult readers can log their progress throughout the summer to earn entries for amazing prizes including gift cards to local businesses such as Live Oak Coffeehouse, Grove Tea Lounge, Cottage Creamery, Pizza Sam’s, Eastman Party Store, and many more. Three lucky participants will also be drawn at the end of the summer to win a Kindle Fire tablet. 

Children, tweens, and teens can earn coupons to local businesses, a free book for participating, and enter for a chance to win cool prize baskets or a Kindle Fire tablet. All winners must pick up their Summer Reading prizes by Saturday, August 19. Learn more at

Also, be sure to join Library staff at the Summer Reading Kickoff on Main Street in Downtown Midland on Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in conjunction with the Midland Center for the Arts Summer Art Fair. Stop by and enjoy food trucks, craft stations for all ages, bounce houses, music, children’s storytimes, yard games, and more! (Please note: The Library will be closed that day while staff work the kickoff activities.)  

The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is located at 1710 W. St. Andrews Rd and is a service of the City of Midland. For more information, to sign up for the Library newsletter, or to learn more about the Library, visit

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