The winter reading program begins January 17th. Please see either the Adult, Teen, or Children's Reference Desk to get started.
Please note that the Winter Reading Program is open to Central Islip Library card holders only.
Adult Winter Reading Challenge
Read a book and write a review. Each review you submit to us will earn you entry into our weekly raffle for some great prizes. Stop by the Adult Services Department to join.
Click here for inspiration and resources to get started.
Teen Winter Reading Challenge
For grades 7 - 12
Write a review for each book you read and get an entry in our prize raffle! Stop by the Teen Services Department to join.
Click here for book recommendations and resources to get started..
Children's Winter Reading Challenge
For children up to age 12
Read by yourself or read with an adult! For every hour you read, you will get an entry into our Prize Raffle. We will be raffling off an Amazon Fire for Kids! The more you read, the better your chance of winning, so make sure to read as much as you can!
Click here to access our Snowball Progress sheet, or stop by the Children's Desk for a copy.
Who can participate?
We have separate challenges for Adults, Teens, and children. All you have to do is visit the appropriate department.
Can I count books that I read on my computer or e-reader?
Of course! E-books, audiobooks, and hard copy books all count.
Can I count audiobooks?
Yes, audiobooks count as books!
Can I join the program after its official start date?
Yes, anyone can join in at anytime. However, you only have until the end of the program, February 28, 2022, to participate.