2019 All Summer Long (Adult Summer Reading)


The All Summer Long: Adult Summer Reading Challenge will be held from Monday, June 3, 2019, to Saturday, August 10, 2019. To enter, complete a reading form and deposit in entry box at any Des Moines Public Library location, or participate online at dmpl.org. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on the Saturday before each drawing.

Submission of entry constitutes permission to use entrant’s name and entry or photo, if chosen as a winner, for purposes of marketing and promotion on behalf of the Des Moines Public Library, without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Entries become property of Library and will not be returned.

Des Moines Public Library employees and officers are not eligible to participate.

On the first open day of the week between Monday, June 17, 2019, and ending Tuesday, August 13, 2019, a bi-weekly random drawing of eligible entries received from the previous consecutive two weeks will be conducted under the supervision of the Des Moines Public Library to award a book bag and water bottle prize with an approximate retail value of $15 each.

Contestants do not need to be present to win. Winners will be notified by e-mail or phone. Prizes can be picked up by winners on the Tuesday following each drawing at the DMPL library location that the entry was submitted. All prizes must be picked up by 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at the DMPL library location that the entry was submitted.

Only one prize per person.

Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or exchange for cash in lieu of prize, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value. Odds of winning depend upon number of eligible entries received. By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsor and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize.

Subject to all U.S. federal, Iowa state and local laws and regulations. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winners.

Des Moines Public Library, 1000 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, is the Sponsor and promoter of this contest.

For a list of prize winners, available after Monday, August 19, 2019, send an email to the Sponsor at libwebmaster@dmpl.org.