Adult Summer Reading Raffle

Adult Summer Reading Raffle: June 22nd to  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 21st 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 OR
  • 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.

  • A Universe of Drinks: Stay hydrated and refreshed this summer! Includes 2 high quality water bottles and an infusion carafe from Culinary Square, (1) $30 gift certificate to The Ale House and (1) $25 gift certificate to McAddy’s Pub.
  • Bibliophile’s Gift Basket: Includes (1) gift certificate to Market Block Books, George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 5-Book Boxed Set (Song of Ice and Fire Series): A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, and A Dance with Dragons, (1) $25 gift certificate to McAddy’s Pub and a set of magnetic bookmark clips.
  • Pizza & Beer Gift Basket: Includes (1) $30 gift certificate to the Ale House, (1) $25 gift certificate to DeFazio’s Pizzeria, (1) pizza wheel and (2) glass beer mugs.
  • Self-care Basket: Includes 3 lovely scented soaps, a bath bomb and luxurious lotion from T & J Handcrafted Soaps, and so you have some music for when you soak in the bath (1) $25 gift card to The River Street Beat Shop. Also includes (1) $30 gift certificate to the Ale House.
  • Dinner in, or a night out? Gift Basket: Includes (1) $25 gift certificate from Manory’s Restaurant, (1) $30 gift certificate to The Ale House, a pineapple shaped cheese board from Culinary Square and a decorative recipe box.
  • Arts & Crafts Gift: Awaken your inner artist! Includes, (1) gift certificate for a pottery class by appointment from The Broken Mold Studio, (1) $15 gift certificate from River Rocks Jewelry & Bead shop, (1) $25 gift certificate to The River Street Beat Shop, and a felt succulent making kit.

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

  • The River Street Beat Shop
  • Market Block BooksCulinary Square
  • River Rocks Jewelry & Bead shop
  • The Broken Mold Studio
  • McAddy’s Pub
  • Manory’s Restaurant
  • DeFazio’s Pizzeria
  • T&J Handcrafted Soap
  • The Ale House