Clock It! Reading Club

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Join the newest reading club, Clock It! Track the number of minutes read using the READsquared app. Challenge yourself to see how many minutes you and/or your kids read between December 29 to February 17. Get entered into weekly draws for Downtown Dollars! End the Clock It! Reading Club on I Read Canadian Day, February 17, by reading Canadian!


 

Clock It! Reading Club is all digital! Track the minutes you read using READsquared. Register for an account or download the app.

Sign up as an individual or as a parent/caregiver with one or more kids under your account. No username or password needed for kids under a parent/caregivers account.

READsquared 

 How it Works
 Create an account on READsquared
  • You may have one already if you participated in the TD Summer Reading Club.
  • Register for Clock It! Reading Club starting Tuesday, December 29
    • 1 minute = 1 point
    • 50 points = badge
    • Read all 500 minutes and completed Clock It!? Keep going, and read for as long as you can!

Weekly prize draws take place every Friday from January 8 to February 19 using a randomized draw through READsquared. Get your minutes entered by Thursday at midnight to include current reading in Friday draws!

 Did you say PRIZES?!
 Prizes: $50 in Downtown Dollars to spend at any participating Downtown business (restaurants or shopping including games, toys, specialty gits, and home furnishings)

Randomized draws will be done weekly! Winners will be notified through the READsquared app.

Draw dates: January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19.

Read anything you are interested in! Hardcover books, paperback books, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, it is up to you!

 New books at your library

 Discover new books in your library such as new fiction, new non-fiction, new picture books and new graphic novels!

New Adult Fiction

New Adult Paperbacks

New Adult Graphic Novels

New Adult Non-Fiction

New Young Adult Fiction

New Young Adult Graphic Novels

Juvenile Picture Books

New Juvenile Fiction

New Juvenile Graphic Novels

New Juvenile French Books

 Canadian Books for Kids & Teens: Forest of Reading 2021 Nominees

Kids and teens are invited to read recent books by Canadian authors! Place holds and pick up through Library-to-Go

Check the lists in our Catalogue.

 Blue Spruce 2021 Nominees

  • Picture books aimed at ages 4-7, JK-Grade 2, or anyone interested!

Silver Birch Express Nominees 2021

  • Fiction and non-fiction aimed at Grade 3-4, or anyone interested!

Silver Birch Fiction Nominees 2021

  • Fiction aimed at Grades 3-6

Yellow Cedar Non-Fiction Nominees 2021 

  • Non-fiction aimed at ages 9-14, Grade 4-8

Red Maple Nominees 2021

  • Fiction aimed at Grades 7-8

White Pine Nominees 2021

  • Fiction aimed at Grades 9-12
 Book Bundles for Kids
 Too busy to browse the catalogue on behalf of your kids? Book Bundles is a new service to find books for your kids that they may enjoy based on their interests!

Fill out this form and staff will find some items and get them ready for pick-up through Library-To-Go!

Book Bundles Form

Clock It! and earn digital badges!

Track your reading to earn digital badges. They’re little incentives along the way to keep you going!

After 50 minutes have been tracked, you receive a digital badge. You could earn 10 digital badges in all!

Keep reading to receive digital badges for every additional 50 minutes of reading.  Then, wow, you get a digital certificate. 

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring the subscription to READsquared!

Their commitment to literacy in our community is greatly appreciated.

Library-to-Go Hours!

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 3 PM | CLOSED at NOON (12 - 1 PM)

 Friday: 1 - 3 PM & 4 - 6 PM | CLOSED from 3 - 4 PM

 Saturday: 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 3 PM | CLOSED at NOON (12 - 1 PM)

 CLOSED on Sunday and Monday.

 

Drop Box is available 24/7!

No public access to building.


 

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