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tenaflylibrary.readsquared Fall Reading Challenge

Fall in Love with Reading

for kids, teens and adults

October 1 to November 30

Track your reading by computer from tenaflylibrary.readsquared.com or download the READsquared app (for iPhone or Android) from your app store

 

Earn points for reading books, writing reviews, attending programs and completing at home missions.

Everyone who earns 500 points gets a small grab bag prize

Fall Reading Sign Up : READsquared

What to read next?

Get personalized librarian-recommended book suggestions.

for adults, teens or children

 

October 1 - October 31

Find all these characters in windows of Tenafly businesses and you'll win a pumpkin (while supplies last!)

Once you have found all the characters, complete the READsquared Scavenger Hunt mission by entering the names of the businesses where you found each character

OR

Bring your completed Scavenger Hunt Game Board into the Library to pick up your pumpkin (while supplies last - 1 per family)

Click here for Scavenger Hunt Game Board

While we cannot host programs inside our building, we've created a Storywalk outside our building for your to reading/walking pleasure.

  • The walk starts behind the library building. To reach this area, walk through the breezeway between Borough Hall and the Library. From the parking lot, with the library on your right, walk toward Tenafly Road.
     

  • Find the first page of the book. Begin reading. Walk to the next page of the book. Continue until you reach the end of the book.
     

  • If you see a family at a page ahead of you, wait until they move forward before you move to the next page.
     

  • Get points toward an entry into our grand prize drawing by completing the READsquared Storywalk Mission.

A new Storywalk will be in place every couple of weeks through November.

Outside Events

Strange things have been happening at the Tenafly Library.  The staff is missing, books are in the wrong place and strange, creepy characters RIGHT OUT OF THE PAGES OF BOOKS are roaming the stacks, knocking books off the shelves. 

  • Answer a question about each literary villain before that villain imprisons you.

  • Choose an answer and click on the "next" button. Don't worry if you get the wrong answer, you can keep trying until you get the correct answer!  Hurry though before the villains capture YOU!

  • You will receive a secret code to enter into your READsquared account when you return all the villains to the books from which they came.

Serve Up Safety in the Kitchen

Fire Safety Week: October 4 - October 10

Finish 2 activities to complete the READsquared mission

(Log into your tenaflylibrary.readsquared.com account to record the completion of each activity. You will earn 100 points when you have completed and logged 2 of the activities.)

Find more fire safety activities and games at www.sparky.org

We have created more fun READsquared missions for you to do at home or online and we'll be adding more throughout the fall.

  • Visit our Digital Archive (sponsored by the Tenafly Library Friends)

  • Create a pet of your dreams, play with your food or build a far out and wild family home

  • Decorate a pumpkin or create another fall crafty project

These activities can be reached by creating or logging into your account at tenaflylibrary.readsquared.com and then clicking on the MISSIONS menu choice.

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Hours:
Monday: 10am - 9pm
Tuesday: 10am - 9pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am-9pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
(closed Sunday June, July, August)
Location:
100 Riveredge Rd.
Tenafly, NJ  07670
201-568-8680
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