Adult Summer Reading Program 2022: Oceans of Possibilities

This year’s Adult Summer Reading Program, Oceans of Possibilities, will focus on the coastal regions of the United States.  Your passport will include fun worksheets, program suggestions, reading recommendations and recipes pertaining to each coastal region of the United States.  In addition to the Oceans of Possibilities passport, participants will also be able to log reading minutes and complete online activities on Beanstack at: https://dexter.beanstack.org.

The Adult Summer Reading Program is for adults 18 years of age and older. You can pick up your Oceans of Possibilities passport at the Adult Service Desk on or after June 20. If you would like to log your reading minutes and complete the Beanstack activities you can register online at: https://dexter.beanstack.org beginning on June 20. Complete the program by August 7 to be entered in the final prize drawing.

South Atlantic Coast Cuisines

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South Atlantic Coast Cuisines

What am I called?  Match the correct title to these South Atlantic Coast Cuisines.

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A dish made up of sausage, shellfish, corn, potatoes and onions (but no tadpoles.)

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An American Creole and Cajun rice dish of French, African, and Spanish influence, consisting mainly of meat and vegetables mixed with rice.

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A dish made up of cowpeas, onions, rice and bacon. It might make you jump for joy!

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Porridge made from boiled cornmeal topped with flavorful crustaceans.

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Rich turtle stock thickened with roux, turtle meat broth, and a thick chowder enriched with cream, wine and eggs.

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A steamed rice dish often with meat, shellfish, or vegetable broth.

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Mild chicken stew made with browned chicken, onions and curry powder. Sailor’s delight!

8 / 9

A cocktail made with amaretto, Southern Comfort, sloe gin, and orange juice, served in a Collins glass.

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Boxed yellow cake mix infused with canned mandarin oranges; frosted with a whipped topping, vanilla pudding and coconut icing.

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Pacific Northwest Movie Trivia

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Pacific Northwest Movie Trivia

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Reese Witherspoon starred in this 2014 movie based on the book of the same name by Cheryl Strayed: DWIL

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This 2008 movie had the country taking sides — were you Team Edward or Team Jacob?: WHITGILT

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This 1999 movie based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew was heartthrob Heath Ledger’s first onscreen feature film: NTE HGISNT I HTAE BUTOA UYO     

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The animal starring as the title character alongside Jason James Richtor in this 1993 movie is actually named Keiko: REFE LIWYL

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The dream-duo of Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star together for the second time in this 1993 Nora Ephron film: LESSEPSEL NI EALSETT 

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Though John Lithgow gets the top billing in this 1987 movie, we all know the real star is Bigfoot: RYAHR NAD ETH ENOHSENDR

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This 1986 movie starring Wil Wheaton is based on the Stephen King novella The Body: TDNSA YB EM 

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This 1985 movie stars Sean Astin as one of a group of wily kids trying to find the treasure of One-Eyed Willy: HET ONOIGSE 

  

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California Logos

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California Logos

Match the California Company to its Logo.

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Adobe:

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Airbnb:

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Amazon:

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Apple:

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Chipotle:

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Chronicle Books:

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Craig's List:

8 / 18

Fitbit:

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Google:

10 / 18

Meta:

11 / 18

Netflix:

12 / 18

Paypal:

13 / 18

Reddit:

14 / 18

Tesla:

15 / 18

Twitter:

16 / 18

Wells Fargo:

17 / 18

YouTube:

18 / 18

Zoom:

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Mid-Atlantic Region

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Mid-Atlantic Region

Match the book cover with the correct description.

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Set in the Jazz Age on Long Island, near New York City, the novel depicts Nick Carraway's interactions with a mysterious millionaire who’s obsession is to reunite with his former lover, Daisy Buchanan.

2 / 6

A young woman is hired as a personal assistant to a powerful fashion magazine editor, a job that becomes nightmarish as she struggles to keep up with her boss's grueling schedule and demeaning demands.

3 / 6

Details two days in the life of a 16-year-old after being expelled from prep school. Disillusioned, he searches for truth and rails against the “phoniness” of the adult world. He ends up exhausted and emotionally unstable.

4 / 6

It’s 1953 and Esther Greenwood is elated when she wins an internship at a New York fashion magazine. But between the piles of manuscripts and cocktail parties her life begins to slide out of control.

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Don Vito Corleone is the head of the Sicilian Mafia family based in New York City. As he reaches the end of his long life of crime, it’s up to his sons to step up and manage the family business.

6 / 6

Country girl turned city socialite Holly Golightly lives in Manhattan’s Upper East Side and socializes with wealthy men. Audrey Hepburn portrayed Holly in the film adaptation.

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