There are many stories to tell and voices to tell those stories. Join us June 1 through July 31 as we navigate different interests, hobbies, and cultures to learn what makes us unique in this vast universe.
Read, attend programs, and complete activities each week throughout June and July to earn prizes and have fun exploring a universe of stories with your neighbors. See the calendar for events throughout the summer.
Get ready for an out-of-this-world summer at the Library!
KIDS (birth to 6th grade)
Check in once a week at the Youth Services Desk to get an entry for the Summer Reading Grand Prize raffles. Get reading recommendations for each grade level with our Get Reading lists.
Sign-up begins June 1
Reading, activities, and check-ins begin Monday, June 3
Last day to pick up prizes is Wednesday, July 31
TEENS (grades 7th-12th)
Attend an event or check out books, CDs, DVDs, and video games to get entered in weekly drawings for prizes, including Museum of Science and Industry passes, Play & Spin gift cards, and more. (This year’s grand prize: a brand-new Nintendo Switch!) Each checkout and event you log gets you a small sticker to add to our library-wide summer mosaic. Check in at the Info Desks to get started.
ADULTS (age 18+)
Attend an event or check out books, CDs, DVDs, and video games to get entered in monthly prizes, including tickets to the Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium, gift cards to local restaurants, and more. Each checkout and event you log gets you a small sticker to add to our library-wide summer mosaic. Check in at the Info Desks to get started.