This summer, the staff at Starkville Public Library (SPL) have lined the path to better reading with prizes.
Ginny Holtcamp, library director, said everyone who registered for the libraryâ€™s summer reading program received a Reading Record. Reading five books lets a child come to the library to pick out one small prize. Reading 10 lets them select a food coupon. Reading 15 lets them select a book from the childrenâ€™s librarian. From there, she said, the process would repeat until readers finished 50 books, and those who reached this milestone would have their names drawn from the Gigantic Prize Jar.
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