Palacios Library Inc

Adult Summer Reading Challenge!

This summer the Palacios Library is hosting an Adult Summer Reading event. Come by the library for a sign up sheet or print the form yourself. All adults are welcome to join!
  • When Jun 01, 2016 to Aug 31, 2016 (US/Central / UTC-500)
  • Where Palacios Library
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  • Contact Phone 361-972-3234
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Palacios Reads!

Summer 2016 Adults only Reading Challenge

Any business, group, or club can join for a nominal fee.  Starting June 1, 2016 begin reading!  Our theme this year is:  On your Mark, Get Set, Read!  Books can be in any language as long as we can verify the page counts.  Sign-up sheets are available at the library or you can make your own.


1.  Your Group/Club/Business must sign up by 6pm June 1st.

2.  You must have your entrance fee turned in by 6pm June 1st.

3.  Each Friday an emissary from your group must come to/call the library and give Stephanie a list of books read and the page counts for the week.  Page counts must be turned in each Friday to be accepted into the total.

4.  If you participate in the Pirate Festival 5k 2016, you'll receive an additional 500 pages for each person participating in the race.

5.  An additional 50 pages will be added if you read an area author's book (i.e. Texas) and 100 for local authors' books (i.e. Palacios, Port Lavaca, Matagorda County, Calhoun County, Victoria County).

6.  For books read about sports, athletes, and sporting events 50 additional pages will be added to your totals.


1.  The 1st prize will be awarded Friday July 1, for the group with the highest page count for the month of June.

2.  The 2nd prize will be awarded Monday, August 1st, for the group with the highest page count for July.

3.  The 3rd prize will be awarded on Thursday, September 1st, for the group with the highest page count in August.

4.  A final grand prize will also be awarded on Thursday, September 1st for the group with the highest total page count for all three months.  Plus bragging rights for the year!