Summer Prizes

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By completing activities on your Reading Club Challenge Sheet you'll enter for a chance to win some great prizes. Each branch location will give away six gift baskets (three for kids, two for teens, and one for an adult winner), three Amazon gift cards (one for kid, teen, and adult winner), and two pop-up books (for kids only) created by Robert Sabuda and/or Matthew Reinhart. 

Special Thanks to the Friends of the Abilene Public Library for funding this summers prize lineup!

  1. Gift Baskets
  2. Gift Cards
  3. Pop-Up Books

Kids' Gift Basket Contents (3 per location)

Each kids' basket will consist of some of the items listed below. You'll get to choose when you arrive to pick up your prize.

  • Bat and CliffBat Doll Plush Stuffed Animal: a furry grey plush toy that's perfect for the Bats-A-Palooza theme that's super soft and fluffy, made of plush PP cotton.
  • 60-piece Set of 3D Magnet Tiles: building tiles that help promote STEAM learning, encourage creativity, imagination, problem solving, and motor skills that will keep kids engaged for hours.
  • 3D Doodler Pen: a 3D printing pen to enjoy hours of play and learning by allowing youth to make real-world connections to a variety of STEM concepts and building.
  • Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Exploration Kit: make dozens of cool electronic gadgets with this set designed to introduce youth to the basics of electrical engineering. 
  • Bat Bubble Pop Sensory Toy: an anxiety and stress toy for endless fun by pressing down the bubbles, which make a popping sound, and then flip it over to do it again.
  • DIY Board Game Kit: includes all the necessary components to create your own interactive game that helps kids develop creative thinking, logical thinking, and practical ability.
  • National Geographic Mega Slime Kit: includes premade magnetic putty, fluffy slime, glow-in-the-dark putty, liquid slime, color-changing putty, snotty slime bouncing putty, and more as a fun STEM kit.
  • Skillmatics Card Game Guess in Ten: Animal Planet: a game that will have you asking questions, up to ten, to guess the animal on the game card.

Teen Gift Basket Contents (2 per location)

Each teen' basket will consist of some of the items listed below. You'll get to choose when you arrive to pick up your prize.

  • Escape Room in a Box: The Werewolf Experience: an exciting cooperation game where you'll have to solve 19 mental and physical puzzles before a mad scientist turns you into werewolves...and you only have a year to do it.
  • Bluetooth Speakers with Lights: 4-in-1 functional tool that works as a Bluetooth speaker, night light, wireless charging station, and phone holder.
  • Fidget Pen, Decompression Magnet Fidget Toy: not only is it a functioning pen, but also a cool magnetic toy that can create countless interesting, imaginative, and creative sculptures, shapes, patterns, and puzzles.
  • Throw Throw Burrito Game by Exploding Kittens: a fun dodgeball card game where you'll need to collect matching sets of cards faster than your opponent while simultaneously ducking, dodging, and throwing airborne burritos.
  • Magnetic Rings Fidget Toy Set: a ring set allowing you to focus your attention and release stress through a simple rotation game, when feeling anxious or stressed.
  • 360 LED Flying Disc (Frisbee): a black flying disc that's 100 time brighter than other leading light-up discs with 36 super bright LEDs.
  • Bungee Table - Large Fast Sling Puck Game: premium crafted wooden game and pucks that will entertain kids, teens, and adults once you start playing

Adult Basket Content (1 per location)

  • Wireless Earbuds Bluetooth Headphones: waterproof earbuds set with 7 hours of continuous music playback time with a charging case that can charge both earbuds and additional 16 times on a full charge.
  • Coastrail Outdoor Deluxe Portable Hammock: made from a smooth yet strong parachute nylon material and triple interlocking stitching.
  • Power Bank Wireless Charger: a power bank with 3 output cables and a USB input cable. A portable solar power bank with the ability to charge your devices multiple times with dual super bright LED lights for emergency situations.
  • Rechargeable Reading Light: a reading light with many adjustable light levels and nine different color temperatures for convenient reading in lower light environments.
  • Contigo Stainless Steel Water Bottle 24 oz.: spill-proof water bottle that will keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 6 hours due to stainless steel double-wall vacuum-insulation.
  • Yamiton Black Backpack: ultra breathable design with integrated USB port to connect power bank inside with ventilated multi-panel padding providing maximum back support.
  • Battery-Operated Camping Lanterns for Emergency Light: durable and water-resistant lantern equipped with 30 bright LED bulbs to provide for a 360 degree lighting effect for emergencies and power outages.