Summer Reading Happenings: Week of July 5

Here are some fun summer reading things happening across the state for the upcoming week of July 5, 2015.

As part of the Summer Reading Challenge 2015 at the New York Public Library, readers between the ages of 6 and 18 can Win a Trip to a Yankees Game by writing a book review on any book about baseball or a baseball player. The deadline for entries is August 3, 2015.

The Plattekill Public Library will be sponsoring a Summer Reading Contest for Adults July 6-August 22 with weekly prizes. And on Saturday, July 11 at the Plattekill Public Library you can read to a therapy dog. For more information visit the library’s website,, or Facebook page,

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Plattekill Public Library – Adult Summer Reading Contest

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Plattekill Public Library – Therapy Dog

On July 6th, the Brockport-Seymour Library in Monroe County will be hosting the Mad Scientists’ Dream Lab. For more information and events at this library, visit

The Bryant Library in Roslyn will be having a fun superhero photo corner all summer long.  For more information, visit


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Bryant Library – Superhero Photo Corner

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Summer Reading at New York Libraries is funded in part through the Federal Library Services and Technology Act, with funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. The New York State Library is a program of the Office of Cultural Education in the New York State Education Department.