Kids' Summer Reading
Summer Reading 2019 Reading Club Dates: Monday, June 10 – Saturday, August 3, 2019
Register preschool and elementary age children online beginning May 27, 2019.
For more information about our Summer Reading Club programs, please call the Youth Services Desk at 847-681-7030.
BABIES – 3-YEAR-OLDS
Sign up at storytime or at the Youth Services Desk Spend time reading and singing to your child Foster language development and a love of reading Complete activities to earn fun prizes
ENTERING GRADES 6-9
Pick up a bingo card at the Youth Services Desk and complete a row of tasks to earn bingo - worth 500 points!
THANK YOU SUMMER READING SPONSORS!
Want to have a link to your business on our website? Here's how to become a Summer Reading Community Sponsor!
There are three tiers of Community Sponsors in support of the Kids' Summer Reading Club:
To become a sponsor, please download and complete the Summer Reading 2019 Donation Form!
Newborn through Preschool
Read 1,000 books to your young child before he enters kindergarten and win prizes. Pick up a paper tracker at the Youth Services desk or participate online on Beanstack.
January - March
Like to read and want some friendly competition? Join a team and have some fun!
All 4th& 5th graders living in Highland Park or attending a school located in District 112 may sign up a team of friends consisting of four to seven players (only five play at any meet).
Any school located within the boundary of District 112 may sponsor Book Match teams. A school may have any number of students on its team. However, only five students may compete at a given match.
Team sponsors are optional. If a team does not have a sponsor one team member should be designated the contact person.
Book Match is a recreational reading program. Teams read from a special book list and match wits with other readers in tournaments.
The Book Match reading list is selected by the Youth Services Department. It contains fifty titles of varying difficulty and genre. The new reading list is available in the Youth Services Department beginning June 1 of each year.
Two to four teams participate in a match. The spokesperson of each team selects a packet of questions as the team arrives. The questions are asked round robin, twelve questions per team. All questions can be answered by the title of a book.
The Book Match list will be available at the Library beginning June 1. Sign up at the Youth Services Department June 1 through November 15. The Book Match season begins in January and ends in April.
All meets are held in the Meeting Room at the Highland Park Public Library.
Meets begin at 3:45.