Youth Online Summer Reading
Monday, June 1 - Saturday, July 18
Our summer program will be totally online this year!*
Online registration begins: Monday, June 1
Click here to REGISTER
Last day to register: Saturday, July 18
Last day to check in: Saturday, July 25
Grand prize drawing : Thursday, July 30
*No internet? Call 847.639.2274 to register or check-in by phone!
Activity & Reading Guide
STEP 1: Activities
STEP 2: Reading
We recommend reading at least 20 minutes each day. Complete at least two 20-minute sessions each week.
STEP 3: Checking In
Complete the weekly check in form online and submit. Remember to watch check in dates! The check in guide is below. Remember, FINAL CHECK IN for all weeks is Saturday, July 25!
Weekly Check Ins
Week 6: Complete Monday, July 6- Saturday, July 11, and then check in starting Monday, July 13.
Play a board game | Draw the cover of a book you would like to write | Watch a movie with your family | Catch and release lightning bugs
Tell a family member something you like about them | Draw a map of your neighborhood | Go to a river park (with an adult) and look for ducks | Read a book outside
Look for shapes in the clouds | Thank a Firefighter or Police Officer | Fly a Kite! | Go for a bike ride (wear your helmet!)
Record the weather daily for a week | Bake something (get permission) | Make Paper airplanes and see how far they can fly | Go for a nature walk
Do chalk art on your sidewalk or driveway | Go Stargazing | Take a walk around the block | Build a fort - inside or out
Pack a lunch, have a picnic | Play a board game | Plant a bulb, seed, or plant | Go for a bike ride (wear your helmet!)
VOTE FOR OUR MASCOT NAME!
Every vote received by Monday, July 6 will be entered into a drawing to take this year's mascot home!