Press Release
Fizz, Boom, Read! Spark A Reaction or Engage In Literary Elements This Summer at the Library

(MIAMI June 19, 2014) – Sparks are flying at the Miami-Dade Public Library this summer as children, teens and adults are reading at an electrifying speed with the Library’s Summer Reading Program. Everyone is invited to participate through Saturday, July 19.

For every two hours spent reading or listening to audiobooks, participants may complete a ticket to enter in the Grand Prize drawing for one of many prizes including a LeapPad 2, Lego Duplo sets, Miami Seaquarium’s Dolphin Encounter, Nintendo Wii U, Sony Playstation 4, John Green Box Set, Kindle Fire HDX, Celestron Telescope, Miami Dolphins team memorabilia and more.

The Library supports the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) based themes of Fizz, Boom, Read!, Spark a Reaction and Literary Elements by offering free enjoyable and educational programs throughout the summer. Participants can earn an additional Grand Prize entry ticket by simply attending a program.

For official contest rules and details on the Summer Reading Program, visit your nearest branch or go to the library's Summer Reading Program page.

The Summer Reading Program is made possible with the generous support of the Miami Dolphins Foundation and the Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library.

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Media Contact:
Jessica Melgarejo Cespedes
305-375-3327
melgarejoj@mdpls.org

About the Miami-Dade Public Library System
The Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS), a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami‑Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share, and create. The Library strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomics, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, art and culture and programs so that they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 48 locations, bookmobiles, special services, website (www.mdpls.org) and MDPLS iLibrary app, the library proudly serves more than 7 million annual visitors. In the more than 40 years of serving the community, the MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.