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Prizes for the Teen Summer Reading Program

Teens receive prizes for reading or listening to stories at levels of 5, 500 and 1,000 points. In addition to reading or listening to books, this year CCPL is offering several literacy-based events to build point totals. Those include:

  • Complete a “reading notes” survey at a CCPL branch: 1 point (limit one per person per day, max: 60)
  • Write a media review (of movie, TV show or video game): 10 points (max: 4)
  • Write a book review: 20 points (no limit)
  • Read a picture book to a child: 20 points (max: 4)
  • Create a drawing or painting inspired by a book: 25 points (max: 4)
  • Find a recipe in a cookbook or online, make it for friends or family: 25 points (max: 4)
  • Watch a movie based on a book, read the book that inspired the movie, and write a review that compares the two: 50 points (no limit)

NOTE: Reading must be completed, and ticket vouchers to the RiverDogs game must be picked up by July 29.


Prize Levels

Rock On

Earn 5 points for logging on the first time. To be entered in weekly prize drawings, as well as coupons for food and a Wendy's Frosty coupon, earn at least 5 points per week after that.


Earn 500 points to win the Reading Rockstar shirt, tickets to a Charleston RiverDogs game, and entry into the Rockstar Grand Prize drawing.

Rockstar Grand Prize 

One winner per branch, for a total of 16 winners, will be awarded a Summer Reading prize pack worth $50. The prize packs will be awarded at the end of summer.


Info about the Riverdogs Ticket Voucher

In completing the CCPL Summer Program, you will win a FREE Grandstand Ticket Voucher to attend the Charleston RiverDogs game on Sunday, July 29th at 5:05pm! As part of your accomplishment, all of your family and friends will have the chance to purchase discounted Charleston RiverDogs tickets to the game for ONLY $7!

How to Redeem: To redeem your FREE ticket (and purchase additional tickets):

1. Go to

2. Enter the Group Password CCPL in the Group Portal Login box.

3. Click BUY next to the Section of your choice. (Sections 201 - 211 are available)

4. Select your seats from the Section of your choice by clicking on any of the Green Dots. NOTE: Each Green Dot represents one (1) seat in the section of your choice

5. The seats that you selected will appear in your “Shopping Cart.”

6. Click Continue once you have selected the number of seats you need. NOTE: You will be taken your “Shopping Cart” to review the tickets you selected.

7. Scroll to the bottom of the page where you will see an “Apply Promotions” text box.

8. Enter the code on your FREE RiverDogs Ticket Voucher that you received from your Public Library branch NOTE: The Voucher # is located at the bottom of the ticket

9. Click Apply Promotions. NOTE: DO NOT click “Continue” until you have entered all of the Promotion Codes for your order. NOTE: You may enter multiple Promotion Codes on one order.

10. Once all of the FREE tickets have been updated in your Cart, press “Continue.”

11. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete your order.

If you have any further questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to reach out to the Charleston RiverDogs Box Office at (843) 577-3647 or Email Box Office Manager Morgan Powell at [email protected].


Earn at least 1,000 points for an invite to the Summer Reading Superstar Party at Main Library on August 4 and entry into the Superstar Grand Prize drawing during the party. Stop by the Main Library Teen Lounge at 68 Calhoun St, between July 31-Aug 4, to check in and pick up your wristband before the event!"

Superstar Grand Prize 

One lucky winner who logs at least 1,000 points during the Summer Reading 2018 campaign will win a Crossley Player Tech Turntable.