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Sign up for summer reading at library, maybe win $1,500 for college



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June 15, 2011 - Encouraging a child to read during the summer could mean $1,500 toward his or her college savings. The Michigan Education Savings Program (MESP) and the Michigan Education Trust (MET) launched the "Destination College Savings" Sweepstakes as part of the 2011 Library Summer Reading Program.

The sweepstakes, which launched on May 29 and runs through Aug. 12, will award $1,500 to 12 winning Michigan parents to help save for their child's future college education. Plus, each winner's library will receive $1,000 for their future reading programs.

Parents can enter to win by filling out an official Entry Card at the Oxford Public Library when signing up their children for the 2011 Summer Reading Program.

This summer's theme is "One World, Many Stories" for youth.

The Teen and Adult Departments are offering summer reading programs as well, with many upcoming events and outstanding prizes for everyone.

For more information about the "Destination College Savings" Sweepstakes, or for information about the Oxford Public Library's summer reading programs and events call the Library at (248) 628-3034 or visit us on the web at http://oxford.lib.mi.us

The Oxford Library is located at 530 Pontiac Road in Oxford Township.

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