Grafton Public Library

Winter Reading Program

New this year is a Winter Reading Program with a Harry Potter theme! Harry Potter fans, book lovers, witches, wizards and muggles of all ages: children, teens, and adults – are all invited to participate. (You don’t have to have read the Harry Potter books to participate and enjoy this event!

To Participate:

  1. Stop by the Grafton Public Library, and pick up your Hogwarts letter (preview it here: WRP 2019-2020) and a lanyard in your house colors (while supplies last).
  2. Participants have from December 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 to earn up to 10 badges by completing tasks and reading challenges. Tasks can be completed by attending Library programs and by reading and/or listening to books.
  3. Once a task or reading challenge has been completed, stop by the Library with your Hogwarts letter to receive your badge.

Complete information on individual challenges, programs and workshops will be available at and on the Library Event Calendar: Information, dates and times are subject to chance. Workshop registration will begin two weeks prior to the event.

House Cup

Earn points for your favorite house by donating pennies and dollars into their jar at the Grafton Public Library.

Subtract points from other houses by adding nickels, dimes, and quarters to their jar.

The house with the most points on March 31, 2020 with win a special house cup badge.

Donations will be given to the Grafton Public Library Capital Campaign to defray capital expenses including but not limited to Library construction and renovation, building maintenance and upkeep, furniture, fixtures, and equipment.

Reading Suggestions

To count towards the reading challenge, books must be read during the Winter Term. The same book cannot be counted towards more than one reading challenge. Check out the graphics below for suggestions for each of the reading challenges: