Youth Online Summer Reading

Ages 3-13

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

Check here for your Complete Weekly Activity Guide - complete two each week in addition to reading!

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

Guess How Many's will be posted weekly on the FRGML Facebook and Instagram!


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


Week 5: Click here to check in starting Monday, July 6.

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


Week 4: Click here to check in starting Monday, June 29.

Look for shapes in the clouds | Thank a Firefighter or Police Officer | Fly a Kite! | Go for a bike ride (wear your helmet!)


Week 3: Click here to check in starting Monday, June 22

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


Week 2: Click here to check in Starting Monday, June 15

Do chalk art on your sidewalk or driveway | Go Stargazing | Take a walk around the block | Build a fort - inside or out


Week 1: Click here to check in starting Monday, June 8.

Pack a lunch, have a picnic | Play a board game | Plant a bulb, seed, or plant | Go for a bike ride (wear your helmet!)



Click here to vote for what our Triceratops should be called: Herbie | Stella | Clyde | Deeno

Every vote received by Monday, July 6 will be entered into a drawing to take this year's mascot home!