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Posted on: June 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Summer reading program underway at Musser Public Library

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Summer Reading has officially started at the Musser Public Library and HNI Community Center, and the library wants to make sure that patrons of all ages have all the information they need to participate.

“This summer we will have our usual online enrollment, virtual programs and performances, and an exciting new addition,” Pam Collins, Director of the Musser Public Library, said.

The new addition is Reading Bingo with sheets provided to children and teens that will challenge them to try new and fascinating things, to learn, to earn prizes, and to even had the opportunity to be shown on television (Muscatine Cable Channel 5).

Get your read on, no matter what your age:

Additional information, bingo cards, sign-up link, and the virtual programming schedule for children is available at

Access information about bingo cards for teens, activity details, and more is available at

Don’t forget to watch Musser Libraries’ TikTok videos focusing on Teen Summer Reading that are posted on Facebook, Instagram, and, of course, TikTok.

Children and teens can send documentation of their BINGO activities (i.e., drawings, photos, writings, or videos) for a chance to win prizes. The Library will give an extra drawing entry for each submission, and will show off submitted work on Facebook and Cable Channel 5 at their discretion.

You may submit on social media, in person, by US Mail, or electronically to Betty at or Julie at Be sure to tag us on social media so we can find your entry.

Facebook: @musserpubliclibrary

Instagram: musserlibrary

TikTok: musserlibrary

The library has not forgotten adults who can sign up online or print out a reading log by clicking on this link The library also has printed logs at the service desk to pick up. Read six books before August 31 to win a $5.00 Hy-Vee gift card.

“We want to give a special thank you to our Summer Reading sponsor, CBI Bank & Trust, and an additional thank you to all of you for being readers and library patrons,” Collins said. “We hope to see you this summer, either in person or virtually. Don’t forget to find us on FIVE! (Channel 5).”

For more information, visit the Musser Public Library and HNI Community Center website, visit the Musser Public Library Facebook site, or call 563-263-3065.

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