Summer Reading

Wayne Public Library's Adult Summer Reading Program 2019
 universe of stories

Sponsored by the Friends of the Wayne Public Library

Adult Summer Reading begins July 1 and ends on August 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm (Note: Library will be closed on Aug 31.) - Sponsored by the Friend's of the Wayne Public Library!

Program Rules
  • You must be a Wayne Resident and have a Wayne library card and be 18 years of age and up.
  • Pick up a reading log at the Main Library Adult Reference Desk or at the Preakness Branch Library!
  • All you have to do is Read a book, or Listen to an Audiobook or Watch Movies!
  • Log each book you read, audiobook you listen to, or movie that you watch in your reading log.
  • You must present your Wayne Library Card and have a librarian initial each completed item in your log
  • For each completed book/audiobook/movie completed you will get one lottery ticket, to put in the lottery box for a chance to win a prize!
  • For Every (3) three movies ,(Dvds from the library), you watch you will get (1) one lottery ticket. 

You will have a choice of which lottery ticket prize(s) you wish to enter: 

This Year’s Prizes:

1- $99.95 Car Care Package by Wayne Tire and Service
1- $25 Gift Card  to Trader Joe's and Cooking Gift Pack
1 - Knitting Gift Package, includes knitting bag, 1 pair of Needles and yarn with Knitting Instructions. 
1- Dunkin Donuts Gift Card
The following gift card prizes are provided by the Friends of the Wayne Public Library:

1- $20 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
3- $10 Amazon Gift Cards

Special Summer Programs

Summer Knit, Crochet & Book Club - Knit or Crochet a pair of Celestial driving gloves!

Book Title: "Casting Off" by Nicole R. Dickson
Dates: June 12, 19, 26 ; July 3, 10 (book discussion & party)

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Library Board Room

Registration for advanced beginners to experienced knitters & crocheters, begins June 1st at 9:00 AM- Online or by phone 973-694-4272 Ext.5401 Last day to register is June 12 by 9:00 pm.

Book Club Books will be available at the adult reference desk, beginning the week of May 13th. Patterns will be available beginning June 1st, at the Adult Reference Desk. 

Questions, contact Karen Sharp: 973-694-4272 Ext. 5411 or email

Book Discussions

NonFiction Book Discussion Group - July 3, 2019
Classics Book Discussion Group - July 12, 2019
Evening Book Discussin Group - July 16, 2019
Monthly Monday Book Talk - July 22, 2019
Mystery Book Discussion - August 21, 2019

Come see a Film!

Foreign Film: July 2, August 6
New Release Movies: July 11, July 25, August 15, August 29
Documentary Film : August 22, 2019

Special Summer Film:
Guardians of the Galaxy - Movie for Adults, Teens and Kids! - Saturday August 3rd @ 1:30 PM - Main Library Meeting Room
No Registration is required, All are welcome to attend! 
973-694-4272 Ext 5401 (Main Library ) 

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Our Summer Reading Program is Sponsored by the Friends of the Wayne Public Library