Fizz Boom READ! Is sponsored by the Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation,
the Friends of the Bellingham Public Library,
the Massachusetts Library System,
the Boston Bruins and
the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Win Prizes This Summer! Here’s How:
1) Do science experiments at home. Kids can take home one science experiement instruction sheet at a time. Email us a picture or video of the completed experiment and get a prize, as well as a raffle ticket to enter to win one of our bigger prizes! Then, bring home a different experiment sheet, do it, and get another prize!
2) Keep track of your reading hours with one of our reading sheets. Bring in a completed sheet (10 hours read) for a prize and a raffle ticket. Then bring home another sheet and keep reading for more prizes! There are many ways to win.
Fizz, Boom, Read Film Challenge
Open to all ages. Calling all inspiring actors & actresses, directors, writers and filmmakers!! We challenge you to make a 3 to 5 minute film somehow incorporating the summer reading theme, Boom, Fizz, READ! Your film can be as creative as you make it – use your imagination and have fun!! Films must be completed by August 9 and will premiere at the Boom, Fizz, READ Film Festival on Tuesday evening, August 12. Every person who participates in making a film will recieve a raffle ticket to enter to win the summer reading prize pack of their choosing! Please register if you are interested and we will send you a sheet with more information.
School Summer Reading Lists
Are on the library website under the “Summer Reading” tab. We encourage you to get your books early in the summer; there is always a rush in August and often there is a wait for these popular titles. Stop by and get (or reserve) your school reading books in early July!
Summer Reading for Adults
For the first time the library is offering a Summer Reading Program for Adults! Read one of the Massachusetts Book Awards “Must Read” Books of 2014 from the Adult Fiction or Non-fiction category. The list and books are on display at the library. A book discussion will be held on Monday, September 22 at 6:30 pm. If you attend the book discussion you will be entered into a raffle to win a $25 gift card from Barnes & Noble. Please register to participate in the Summer Reading Program through August 15th. Register under the September 22nd date to attend the book discussion.