Join us for Library & Chill at Union Public Library! This six-week program for ages 5 and up (adults, too!) will be starting on Tuesday, January 19. Virtually explore all the library has to offer this winter and have a chance to win prizes! Sign up on READsquared.
Registration & Welcome Gift
Program sign-up will begin on Tuesday, January 19 through READsquared. You will need a Union Public Library card to participate. If you are a Union resident and would like to obtain a library card, you can sign up for a digital resource library card here.
After signing up, adults are eligible to receive a ‘Chill Kit’ as a thank you for participating. Kits are limited, so please call and reserve your Chill Kit once you sign up on READsquared. Call the Main Library at 908-851-5450 x3 to schedule a curbside pickup. Available while supplies last!
Children and teens can pick up their signup gift once they are registered on READsquared. Please call the Main Library at 908-851-5450 x4 to schedule a curbside pickup. Available while supplies last!
How to Participate
Log your reading hours weekly, through READsquared in order to qualify for weekly raffle prizes, as well as the Grand Prize. Complete weekly missions for extra points towards prizes.
You can also participate by:
Weekly Themes & Prizes
There will be different themes, missions and challenges to try each week! You can earn additional points by completing the mission for each week. Additionally, you’ll be signed up to receive a weekly e-newsletter from Union Public Library, with the weekly challenges, so be on the lookout!
Week 1 (Tuesday, January 19-24): YouPL
Focus on health and wellness
Week 2 (Monday, January 25-31): Book a Staycation
Focus on adventure and travel
Week 3 (Monday, February 1-7): DIY @ UPL
Focus on learning a new skill
Week 4 (Monday, February 8-14): Fun in ‘21
Focus on hobbies and recreation
Week 5 (Monday, February 15-21): ‘Time’ to Read
Focus on history, biographies, science fiction, and/or time travel
Week 6 (Monday, February 22-28): This Week, I…
Focus on whatever you choose
In order to be eligible for the weekly prizes, you must login to READsquared and log time that you read that week. There will be a random drawing at the end of each week to determine the winner(s), who will be notified via email. Prizes in the form of gift cards and more will be up for grabs each week!
In order to qualify for the grand prize, participants must have logged a total of 6 hours of reading time in READsquared by the end of the Winter Reading Program.
A big thank you to the Friends of the Union Public Library for sponsoring this program!