Press ReleaseICPL Launches Winter Reading Program

Get a jump start on your 2016 reading goal by participating in Read to the Rhythm, the Iowa City Public Library’s Winter Reading Program.

Pick up a Read to the Rhythm bingo card at any of our public service desks beginning Monday, Jan. 4. There are four cards available, one for each age level of the program: babies, children, teens and adults.

Each bingo card is filled with suggestions and activities that will get you reading, exploring ICPL – possibly even singing, as the Library kicks off Season Two of our Music is the Word celebration. Look at your bingo card closely. The music event you plan to attend could fill in a square.

Anyone who completes their card’s requirements before the program ends on Feb. 29 is eligible to attend our Winter Reading Program Pizza and Popcorn Party from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1. One bingo is all that’s needed for participants in the teens and adults Read to the Rhythm program to gain entry to the pizza party. The babies’ and children’s programs require three regular bingos (15 squares) in order to attend.

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