Adult Summer Reading Raffle

2018 Adult Summer Reading

June 20th – August 21st

Do you have time to read even 1 book this summer? Then you have a chance to win a prize in our summer reading raffle! The rules are simple, you get the chance to enter one raffle ticket for each book you read. Of course the more you read the better your chances are at winning! Participants must be 16 years or older and have a valid library card from an Upper Hudson member library to enter. You can read whatever books you like and, audiobooks and eBooks count! Prizes include gift cards and merchandise from local Troy businesses. Drawing will be held August 21 at the Finale Party. Participants do not need to be present to win.

Enter your raffle ticket:

  • At the Library: Submit a paper ticket at our Main Location or Lansingburgh Branch
  • Online: Don’t have time to visit us? Enter your ticket online.

Please note: Paper tickets and online tickets are counted equally, you may use either method you prefer, and please enter just one ticket per book read.

The Prizes

Gift Baskets will be on display at the Main Library and the Lansingburgh Branch.

  • We all scream for ICE CREAM Gift Basket: Includes (3) 5$ gift cards from The Snowman, (1) $15 gift certificate for The River Street Beat Shop AND for making your own ice cream creations at home, (1) ice cream freeze cooling bowl that can keep your ice cream cold for hours, (1) set of 4 Ice Cream Cone Pop Molds to make the perfect no-scoop ice cream cone, (1) Glide-A-Scoop Ice Cream Tub perfect to store homemade ice cream, and (1) ice cream scoop.
  • Reading = Life Gift Basket: Includes (1) $15 gift certificate to Market Block Books, a copy of Still Me, A Gentleman in Moscow, Fire and Fury, The Underground Railroad, Parting Shot, Razor Girl, Truly Madly Guilty, and In the Unlikely Event, 4 novelty pins made from original book pages and reclaimed wood, and 1 book tote.
  • Pizza & Beer Gift Basket: Includes 1 $10 gift certificate to the Ale House, (1) $25 gift certificate to DeFazio’s Pizzeria, (1) $15 gift certificate for the River Street Beat Shop, 2 beer mugs, and 1 pizza wheel cutter.
  • Flower Power Gift Basket: Includes (1) $15 gift certificate to Flowers by Pecha, (1) $15 gift certificate for the River Street Beat Shop, 1 terra cotta flower pot and garden hand tools.
  • Dinner In, or a Night Out? Gift Basket: Includes beautiful painted cherry colander set, (1) $20 gift certificate from Culinary Square, (1) $20 gift certificate from Manory’s Restaurant, and because you’ll want some music while testing out those Food Network recipes, (1) $15 gift certificate for The River Street Beat Shop, and a copy of Mavis Staples’ album If All I was was Black.
  • Arts & Crafts Gift Basket: Includes a beautiful ceramic piece from The Broken Mold Studio, (1) gift certificate for a pottery class for 2 from The Broken Mold Studio, (1) $20 gift certificate from River Rocks Jewelry & Bead shop, (1) $15 gift certificate to the River Street Beat Shop, and a box of colored pencils.

A Special Thank You to the Following Businesses for their Support for this Program:

  • The River Street Beat Shop
  • Market Block Books
  • Culinary Square
  • River Rocks Jewelry & Bead shop
  • The Broken Mold Studio
  • The Snowman
  • Manory’s Restaurant
  • DeFazio’s Pizzeria
  • Flowers by Pecha
  • The Ale House