Customize Summer Reading Bingo Cards

Are you hosting a Summer Reading party? Your guests will love playing Summer Reading Bingo! Download 2 free pages of Summer Reading Bingo including instructions and a randomized call sheet.


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BINGO
Longer than 500 pagesBorrowed from the libraryBy an author of a different genderCozy MysteryRecommended by a librarian or bookseller
Recommended by a BOTNS friendSet in another countryGraphic novelSix words or more in the titleThat you started but never finished
A novellaBy a small pressFREECurrently on the bestseller listThat you think you will dislike
10 short storiesPoetry collectionPart of a seriesReread somethingSet in the place where you live
Thriller/SuspenseHistorical FictionScience FictionYoung Adult novelPublished before 1970
This bingo card was created randomly from a total of 29 events:
10 short stories, A novella, Borrowed from the library, By a small press, By an author of a different culture, By an author of a different gender, By an author who shares your first name, Cozy Mystery, Currently on the bestseller list, Graphic novel, Historical Fiction, Longer than 500 pages, Nonfiction, Part of a series, Poetry collection, Published before 1970, Recommended by a BOTNS friend, Recommended by a family member, Recommended by a librarian or bookseller, Reread something, Science Fiction, Set in another country, Set in the place where you live, Six words or more in the title, That you started but never finished, That you think you will dislike, Thriller/Suspense, Translation, Young Adult novel.

Host Instructions:
  • Decide when to start and select your goal(s)
  • Designate a judge to announce events randomly or as they happen
  • Cross off events from the list when announced
Goals:
  • First to get any line (up, down, left, right, diagonally)
  • First to get the four corners
  • First to get two diagonal lines through the middle (an "X")
  • First to get all squares
Guest Instructions:
  • Check off events on your card as they occur
  • If you complete a goal, shout "Bingo!". You've won!
  • The judge decides in the case of disputes
BINGO
Science FictionSet in the place where you liveThat you started but never finishedLonger than 500 pagesCurrently on the bestseller list
By an author who shares your first nameNonfictionThat you think you will dislike10 short storiesHistorical Fiction
Poetry collectionThriller/SuspenseFREERecommended by a BOTNS friendYoung Adult novel
Reread somethingSet in another countryBy an author of a different cultureRecommended by a librarian or booksellerPart of a series
Recommended by a family memberPublished before 1970By an author of a different genderBy a small pressGraphic novel
This bingo card was created randomly from a total of 29 events:
10 short stories, A novella, Borrowed from the library, By a small press, By an author of a different culture, By an author of a different gender, By an author who shares your first name, Cozy Mystery, Currently on the bestseller list, Graphic novel, Historical Fiction, Longer than 500 pages, Nonfiction, Part of a series, Poetry collection, Published before 1970, Recommended by a BOTNS friend, Recommended by a family member, Recommended by a librarian or bookseller, Reread something, Science Fiction, Set in another country, Set in the place where you live, Six words or more in the title, That you started but never finished, That you think you will dislike, Thriller/Suspense, Translation, Young Adult novel.

Host Instructions:
  • Decide when to start and select your goal(s)
  • Designate a judge to announce events randomly or as they happen
  • Cross off events from the list when announced
Goals:
  • First to get any line (up, down, left, right, diagonally)
  • First to get the four corners
  • First to get two diagonal lines through the middle (an "X")
  • First to get all squares
Guest Instructions:
  • Check off events on your card as they occur
  • If you complete a goal, shout "Bingo!". You've won!
  • The judge decides in the case of disputes