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General Summer Program Information

How The Minutes Work - General Summer Program Information

  1. Track the time you read each day either on the log or on the computer.
  2. Minutes may be submitted at the library, online or by email to
  3. Online submissions may also email with a prize drawing designation or visit the library to receive an entry slip.
  4. All time must be turned in by Thursday, July 20 to receive a prize.
  5. The Adult Prize Drawing will take place prior to the Big Game Summer Finale on Saturday, July 22. Winners will be announced at the party during the 10:45 and 11:30 prize drawings.
  6. Winners will be notified by phone no later than Monday, July 24.
  7. Prizes may be picked up during regular library hours through Friday, August 11.
  8. Prizes not picked up by Friday, August 1, will be given out as door prizes during the Ice Cream Social, Saturday, August 12.


  • 500 minutes:  Book, certificate, photo on the wall, entry into the grand prize drawing.
  • 1000 minutes:  Book and a drawing slip
  • 1500 minutes:  Book and a drawing slip
  • Above 1500:  a drawing slip for every 500


  • 500 minutes:  Book slip, raffle ticket and a mini candy bar
  • 1000 minutes:  Book slip, raffle ticket and a mini candy bar
  • 1500 minutes:  Book slip, raffle ticket and a mini candy bar
  • Above 1500:  Raffle ticket slip and a mini candy bar for every 1000


  • 1000 minutes:  A drawing slip for the adult prize drawing
Grow A Reader...1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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Bastrop Public Library has a new program that encourages families to read 1,000 books with their children before they enter kindergarten in order to help them grow into strong readers and thinkers.

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