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Cheesy Summer Reading Challenge

Starting Saturday, May 28th, pick up a “Cheesy Summer Reading Challenge” booklet from Dog-Eared Books, with the purchase of an age-appropriate book, and receive your first stamp. Use the calendar on the interior of the booklet to track your reading minutes each day, and if you reach your goal by September 5th, you can visit Great Plains Sauce & Dough for a free small 1-topping pizza.

Take your completed booklet to Dog-Eared Books for your second stamp and a free Pizza Dog sticker. The completed booklet can then be presented at Great Plains Sauce & Dough for a free small 1-topping pizza, no purchase necessary.

*If cost is a barrier to participation, please let us know and we will waive the requirement.

Event Information

  • Date(s) May 28, 12:00 AM – September 5, 12:00 AM
  • Location Dog-Eared Books203 Main Street, Ames IA 50010
  • Which age/grade is welcome?Age-Guided* Reading Goals:Kindergarten – 5th Grade: Read an average of 60 minutes per week (Less than 10 minutes per day!) for A TOTAL OF 840 MINUTES6th – 12th Grade: Read an average of 90 minutes per week (Less than 15 minutes per day!) for A TOTAL OF 1,260 MINUTES* Select the age-range for the grade you are ENTERING. Having another person read aloud to you and audiobooks count toward your minutes.
  • Contact Name Rachel Trainum
  • Phone 5155987508
  • Email dogearedbookssocial@gmail.com
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