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Frequently Asked Questions about Winter Reading Club

Who can participate?

All ages are invited to participate.

When can I register? 

Registration begins January 3, 2012.

How do I register?

Register online by clicking on the link on the DCLS webpage. Once the Winter Reading Club Home Page is displayed, click Sign me up. Fill in the information requested and save. You may also register using the catalog computers at any DCLS library.

Can I use the same user name and password that I did for the Summer Reading Program?

Yes you can.  Click Sign me up on the Winter Reading Club Home page.  The registration form will be displayed.  Click on the Signed up Before button at the top of the form.  Enter the user name and password you used this summer.  Your information will be displayed, but you may need to fill in additional information.  Red asterisks will indicate what is required.

What if I forget my user name and password from the Summer Reading Program?

Call or visit any DCLS library.  Staff will be able to register you or they can change your password so you can register yourself.

How many books do I need to read?

Earn a prize by reading, watching, or listening to eight DCLS library items.  Books, DVDs, Blu-Ray discs, audiobooks on CD or MP3, downloadable books, downloadable audiobooks, and periodicals can be included on your log.

How do I fill in the online log?

Enter your user name and password to access your personal Winter Reading Home page. When your Winter Reading Home page is displayed, click on Add/ view log.  You may enter the title, author and a review.  Enter a “1” for quantity.  If you want to log more than one book at a time, enter a greater number in the quantity field and leave the author, title and review fields empty.

Can I use a paper log?

You may print a paper log from the Winter Reading Club webpage or ask a DLCS staff member to print one for you.  Fill in the registration information and record the items you read, watch or listen to on the log.  Turn in your log at any DCLS library during the prize redemption period.

How soon may I get my prize?

Prizes will be awarded between March 28, 2011 and April 8, 2011.

What are the prizes?

Mugs and door hangers