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Bikes for Books Program is BACK!!

Bikes For Books

Grades 3rd- 4th- 5th- 6th

 November 20, 2020 through May 14, 2021

Drawing entry deadline is 5:00 PM Friday May 14, 2021

 

The Okemos Masonic Lodge is again hosting the Bikes For Books Program for the 2020-2021 school year elementary age students, grades 3-6 - throughout Okemos and Haslett. Children participate in the program by reading grade / reading level appropriate books, each time they read a book they log it onto a Bikes for Books entry form.  A new form may be completed & submitted for every seven books read.  Parents endorse the forms.  Completed forms can be returned to teachers and librarians and  go into the drawing.  In the spring winners’ are drawn by school from the forms submitted.  The more they read, the better their chances of earning a bike and safety helmet.  Last year, seven elementary schools participated, and 31 bikes and helmets were awarded.  This program has successfully established a love for reading early in life and put a gleam of excitement and happiness into kids’ eyes.  That’s a pretty good thing to see.

 

This program continues to be very successful around the country, as well as locally through a continued partnership between the Okemos Masonic lodge and;

  • Okemos & Haslett schools
  • Okemos & Haslett Libraries
  • Okemos Meijer
  • Charitable Foundation of the Grand Lodge of Michigan

 

Click here for the Bikes for Books Form 

 

 Entries can be submitted either by Email to bikesforbooksokemos@gmail.com or U.S. Mail to Okemos Masonic Center, 2175 Hamilton Rd., Okemos, MI 48864

 

 

  • Student’s:

Name

School          

Grade

 

  • Parent’s:

Name

Mailing Address

Phone

Email

 

  • List of Seven Books Read
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  3.  
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  5.  
  6.  
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  • Bike preference

I prefer a:    ____Boy Bike          ___ Girl Bike

I prefer a:      ___ 24” Bike             ___ 26” Bike

Other:___ (winners will be contacted to accommodate any special needs)

 

These can be submitted by:

 

Email              bikesforbooksokemos@gmail.com

U.S. Mail        Okemos Masonic Center - 2175 Hamilton Rd. - Okemos, MI 48864