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Read five books in eight weeks. Record your space-themed titles on your Book Bingo card for a chance to win a Kindle. Read the Summer Staff Pick and receive a Barnes & Noble gift certificate, while supplies last.
Up for more? Participate in the summer series of the Galactic Race. Every Saturday, from July 6th to August 24th, you and your "plus-on" compete against other duos by collecting a list of items based on this summer's reading theme. You'll be locating items, sounds, or smells around the East End, the library, or on the internet. Sign up by 5:00PM on July 2nd. The duo to vanquish their opponents over the course of eight Saturdays will be awarded the grand prize (free dinner for two at the Library Restaurant in the Public Theater, Astor Place, Manhattan) at our end of summer event on Saturday, August 31st.
Librarian's Summer Reading Pick: American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race by Douglas Brinkley