2021 Winter Reading is Here!

View pictures of prizes here: http://go.schlow.org/WRPrizes21

For Adults & Teens! Resolve to read more this year!

Register and start recording your reading at reading.schlowlibrary.org!

You loved the challenge of reading the winter away in 2020! Set your goal for this season. Read to win.

Adults and teens (12 and up) are invited to participate in Schlow Library's Winter Reading! Earn chances at fantastic prizes, and read to your heart's content during the cold months!

  • Sunday, January 31 -- Wednesday, March 31
  • We are where you are...even during Winter Reading! Our online system - reading.schlowlibrary.org - can be accessed anywhere, anytime.
  • Registration will open on Sunday, January 31...though you can join the fun through March.
  • Final Prize drawings will held on Monday, April 5, 2021.  

Read (or listen to) books and complete quests!

Register online at reading.schlowlibrary.org 

Did you participate in the 2020 Winter or Summer Reading Program?  If so, log in with your existing username and password to sign up! 

  • Let us know if you need our help!  Please email, refdesk@schlowlibrary.org and we can remind you of your username and/or change the password.    
  • If you have never participated in a previous Schlow reading program, you will need to create your Reading@Schlow username & password and provide some information. This will be your permanent and lifelong Reading@Schlow account and it will carry over each year.  
  • Once you are signed in, you can click on your profile to change the password.  

Set Your Goal! 

  • Go to your [DASHBOARD], and select a reading goal from the choices listed or enter your own. 
  • Goals can be changed only BEFORE the original goal has been met. 
    • For example, if your goal is 2 books, and you record 3 books, you will be unable to change your goal.
    • You may keep recording books beyond your goal.   
    • Minimum goal: 2 book 
  • Earn two bonus prize entries and a Dairy Queen gift card for reaching your goal.  
  • Goal Prize winners will be notified via email with instructions on what to do next in terms of picking up the DQ gift card.  Please don't come to the library and ask for it until you hear from us.  The staff that is working during our doorside hours may not be Adult Department staff so if you have any questions, please contact the Adult Department by email (refdesk@schlowlibrary.org) or phone (814.237.6236). 

Log Your Reading

  • Enter the book title and the author of the book you have read.
  • Optional: Describe why a friend should read this book, OR compose a 5- word summary of the book. "Like" other's comments by clicking on the [REVIEWS] tab.   

Complete the Quests!

  •  Locate the 5 reading challenges on the [QUESTS] tab.  Each completed quest is worth bonus entries into the Final Prize drawing.  
    • Reading Goal Quest
    • Basic Reading Quest 
    • Centre County Reads Quest
    • Book Bingo Quest 
    • Winter Activity Quest

Earn Entries for the Final Prize by: 

  • Completing Basic Reading Quest = 1 entry per book title and author
  • Completing Reading Goal Quest = 2 entries 
  • Completing Centre County Reads Quest = 1  entry
  • Completing Book Bingo Quest = 6 entries  
  • Completing Winter Activity Quest = 6 entries

Last day to record: March 31. 

Posted 12/29/2020