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Kids Summer Reading Program

May 31 - July 19, 2014

Children ages 0 - 12 years old are invited to participate in the Library's biggest and best Summer Reading Program yet! Register at the Kids Crossing Desk starting on May 31 to receive your Reading Packet, which includes a pencil, bookmark, book list, your reading log, and the events calendar listing our special summer programs. For more details, call 847-455-6016 ext. 3.

Set your reading goal. You may count the number of books read per week -OR- the amount of time spent reading each day on your reading log. Submit your reading reviews here, or check in your reading log at the Kids Crossing Desk every week to receive a raffle ticket.

Summer Reading Grand Prizes

  • Tweens (ages 9 - 12) - Movie & Bowling Outing: 4 tickets to Classic Cinemas at Lake Theater or North Riverside Mall Theater and 1 free Family FUNtastic Value Package from Brunswick Zone River Grove (good for 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental, and pitcher of Coca-Cola for up to 6 people.
  • Elementary (ages 6 - 9) - Amusement Park Package: 1 $20 Adventure Card from Safari Land and 1 voucher from Santa's Village Azoosment Park (good for 4 free admissions.)
  • Preschool & Kindergarten (ages 3 - 5) - Day Out with Family Package: 2 tickets to Classic Cinemas and 1 voucher from Santa's Village Azoosment Park (good for 4 free admissions.)
  • Babies & Toddlers (ages 0 - 3) - Ready to Read Package: Free admission for 1 family (up to 4 people) to Kohl Children's Museum and a backpack filled with board books

Other Prizes

  • 1 free child admission to DuPage Children's Museum
  • 1 month of free karate lessons and a free uniform from ATA Karate for Kids
  • Free all-day wristband from Go Bananas
  • Free mini pizza from Enchanted Castle/Haunted Trails
  • Free ticket to select Schaumburg Boomers baseball games
  • Coupon booklet from Party Time Palace
  • Coupon for 1 free candy bar from Fannie May Confections in Melrose Park
  • 2-for-1 admission to Jump Zone - Niles
  • Free child admission to Legoland Discovery Center
  • Free fries or dessert from McDonald's - Franklin Park
  • Free kids meal from White Castle - Franklin Park
  • Free tickets to the August 17th Chicago Sky game

Completion Prizes

Every child who finishes the program will get a free book and a goody bag filled with prizes from our Summer Reading sponsors!

A big thank you to our generous summer reading program sponsors:

ATA Karate for Kids || Brunswick Zone River Grove || Cantigny Park || Chicago Sky || Classic Cinemas || DuPage Children's Museum || Enchanted Castle/Haunted Trails || Fannie May Confection Brands, Inc. || Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio || The Friends of the Library || Go Bananas || Grand Dental Group || Graue Mill & Museum || Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center || Jake's Pizza || Jump Zone || Kohl Children's Museum || Legoland Discovery Center || Leyden Credit Union || Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art || McDonald's Franklin Park || The Morton Arboretum || Nick & Bruno's Pizza || Northwestern University Football || Party Time Palace || Raging Waves Waterpark ||Santa's Village Azoosment Park || Safariland || Schaumburg Boomers Baseball || Skydeck Chicago || Smart Wash Laundry || Smoked on Rose || White Castle Franklin Park

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