Summer Reading Program

Read to the Rhythm! Summer Reading Program for Kids, Teens and Adults!

Kids | Teens | Adults

Patrons must come in to register to participate and at that time will receive a book log. Registration begins May 30, 2015. Events and programs are open to everyone and no library card is required. Full details are available by calling (217) 753-4900, or stopping by Youth Services, Readers’ Services, or Reference desks at the library for more information.

Kids


kids summer reading posterThe Youth Services department will again be offering a summer reading programs for children ages 12 and younger. As reading goals are achieved, kids will be awarded prizes – the more hours read, the more prizes received.

The fun doesn’t end with enjoying great books! There are many programs for kids (no library card required)-- crafts, story times, games, and a performance by Magician Richard Landry and Snowball (June 23 at 2 p.m.), a performance by the DePriest Puppets (July 21, 2 p.m.), and a performance by Mike Anderson, Professional Story Teller (July 25 at 11 a.m.) . For a complete listing of events, click on the calendars below to enlarge them or stop by the library to pick one up.

June Kids and Teens Summer Reading Program CalendarJuly Kids and Teens Summer Reading Event Calendar

Teens


teens summer reading posterThe Youth Services department will again be offering a summer reading programs for young adults ages 12 to 18. As reading goals are achieved, teens will be awarded prizes – the more hours read, the more prizes received.

The fun doesn’t end with enjoying great books! There are many programs for teens (no library card required)-- crafts, story times, games, and Musical Minute to Win It Games! (June 17, 2 p.m.), and Lip Sync Battle @ the Library (July 14, 2 p.m.). For a complete listing of events, click on the calendars below to enlarge them or stop by the library to pick one up.

June Kids and Teens Summer Reading Program CalendarJuly Kids and Teens Summer Reading Event Calendar

Adults


adults summer reading posterThe adult reading program is open to anyone age 18 and over. Simply sign up to participate at either the Readers’ Services or Reference Desk. Each time a book is finished, stop by to enter a prize slip for the drawings. The more you read, the more you can enter! There will be weekly prize drawings for a variety of gifts. 

Adults are also more than welcome to participate (no library card required) in any of the events and programs on the kids and teens summer program calendar that are open to all ages. Please click on the calendars below to enlarge them or stop by the library to pick one up.

June Kids and Teens Summer Reading Program CalendarJuly Kids and Teens Summer Reading Event Calendar