To celebrate pets this month with our virtual Reptile Party program

we are hosting a Kids Pet Reading Challenge!

To register for the Virtual Reptile Party on Saturday 20 February 2-3pm click here

We’re asking the young readers of Spruce Grove to send us a photo of your pet(s) reading a book, magazine, digital book etc.

All participants will be entered into a Grand Prize draw!. 

How to participate in the Kids Pet Reading Challenge

How to submit? It's simple:

Email to submit your photos. The entry deadline is 28 February 2021.

All entries must include:

  • The photo
  • The name and age of the (human) participant
  • The name of the pet featured
  • The name of the item being read

Participants acknowledge

  1. Featured photos may be edited in accordance with SGPL branding and guidelines.
  2. Individuals in the image (or the parents/caregivers of individuals under 18) consent to having the photo shared on social media.
  3. Photos do not need to include faces of minors and may focus on the pet/reading material. SGPL support and uphold the privacy provisions of Alberta's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act).
  4. Participants must be 17 years or under.
  5. At least one member of the household must have a valid library card with SGPL/TRAC.
  6. Participants must be a local resident and able to collect the Grand Prize from SGPL in-person.
  7. Submissions must be received by 28 February 2021, 9pm.

Good luck and happy reading with your furry (or feathery/scaly) friends!

Reading with your pet(s) can be a great fun way to practice reading skills. Take a look at this article on the many benefits of reading with animals from Read Brightly.

For more information on our NEW Virtual Reptile Party program and other Programs this Winter.