Moffat Library 2023 Summer Reading Program Recap

Moffat Library 2023 Summer Reading Program Recap

We ended the summer reading program with an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 29.  Along the way we held programs for adults, teens and kids, including the very well attended Adult Geode Felting, Teen Henna Tattoos, Kids Fancy Nancy Soiree and Paper Butterfly Plates Craft. enjoyed by library staff and patrons alike!

Our Local History Program The 124th New York Regiment at Gettysburg Civil War Historian Charles J. “Chuck” LaRocca engaged the house on the subject of this local regiment with audience members reading from eyewitness accounts and letters home, bringing the era and the characters very much to life.

All minutes read and numbers of books read were tallied and broken out amongst the reader age groups.  Raffle tickets, earned by reading books were drawn for the Gift Baskets.

Here are the results:

Adults Summer Readers

31 Readers, 282 books read, 31 challenges completed

Most read books:

The House on the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Kline

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

Old as Time by Liz Brazwell

Basket winners: Chardell B., (Puzzling Puzzles Basket) Pat C., (Rest & Relaxation Basket) Dawn G., (Creative Crafts Basket)

Teen Summer Readers

22 Readers, 29,478 minutes read

Most listened to books:

Roomies by Sara Zarr

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Every Day by David Levithan

Basket winners: Video Games Basket: Natalia D., Classic Board Games Basket: Reilly B., Anime Basket : Gianna F.,
Relaxation Basket: Anabelle V.

Kid Summer Readers

74 Readers, 34,396 minutes read

Most listened to books:

Mr. Puffball: Stunt Cat to the Stars by Constance Lombardo

Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka

Basket winners: Exploring Color Basket: MarieLily M. (10), Building Blocks Basket:  Julianna S. (9), Space Exploration Basket: Dorothea 0. (7) Heroes! Basket: Walt H. (7) Fantasy Basket: Miles G. (8), Spooky & Slimy Basket: Ava M. (9), Gaming Basket: Alesya P. (7)
Animal Kingdom Basket: Samantha G. (9)

Rubber Ducky Readers

33 Readers, 10,685 minutes read

Most listened to books:

Mister Seahorse by Eric Carl

Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree by Stan Berenstain

Time for Bed by Mem Fox

Basket winners: Beach Day Basket: Jace P. (1),  Arts & Crafts Basket:  Lydia K (4),  Animal Friends Basket: Olivia K (5)
Dinosaurs! Basket: Nicky M. (3)

 Congratulations Washingtonville readers!  Great job!!

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