2018 Summer Reading Program

June 1st - July 31st



Are you up for the challenge? Participate in the Reading Takes You Everywhere!, the 2018 Summer Reading Program, and travel the country, the world, and the galaxy from June 1st to July 31st. Stop by the Circulation Desk to register and pick up your reading log. Fill out your log and earn raffle tickets for this year's grand prizes (Summer Fun, Coffee and Tea, and Day at the Spa gift baskets). For more information, call or visit the library today!


  • This program is for adults 18 years of age and up

  • Read books, e-books, or listen to audio books

  • You may read fiction/nonfiction for teens and adults

  • You may watch fiction/nonfiction movies

  • Please take one reading log at a time

  • Each book or movie equals one ticket for the gift basket prize drawing of your choice

  • Show your reading log at the Circulation Desk to get your tickets

  • If you attend one of our library programs for adults, you get an extra ticket


“Summer Fun” 

Fun Straws, Summer Plates and Cups, BBQ Utensils


“Coffee and Tea”   

Travel Tumbler, Mug, Chocolate, Cookies, Tea, Coffee, Serving Tray


“Day at the Spa”

Beauty Face Mask, Bath Brush, Candle, Hand & Body Lotion, Photo Frame



More prizes to be announced. 

Young Adult


Pick up your Reading Passport from the River Grove Public Library between June 9th and June 18th. Write down the title of every book you read and finish, and every time you fill a page up bring your log back to the library to claim a prize! 

Turn your completed log in to Miss Kate by July 31st, and the 5 people who read the most books all summer will receive a bonus prize! 

The Young Adult Summer Reading Program is open to patrons aged 9-17 years of age and runs from June 9th-July 31st, 2018.



Reading Takes You Everywhere!  is our theme this year for summer reading!  Stop in Saturday, June 9th from 10am-3pm to sign up for our summer club or pick up a log and receive a FREE book from Mrs. Tucker. 


The Youth Summer Reading CLUB meets on Wednesdays from 1-2:15pm  for ages 5-8. Registration for the club will only be on  Sat., June 9th from 10am-3pm.  During registration you will receive a packet with the schedule of events, consent form and a log. We will have independent reading, small group reading, mini-lessons, crafts, snacks and games. 


Summer Story Time will meet on Thursdays from 11-11:45am for ages 4 & under.  During story time we read a short story, make a craft, and have a small snack. We will be reading about different kinds of transportation used to travel. Registration for this program will be on Sat., June 9th  from 10-3pm.


If you can't attend these programs, pick up our take home logs, write the minutes to complete the books you read during the program, and turn them in by July 21st to receive a prize! 


Call or e-mail Mrs. Tucker for more information!  youth@rivergrovelibrary.org 

Mon-Thu: 10am-9pm | Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm | Sun: CLOSED

8638 West Grand Avenue, River Grove, IL 60171

Email: rgplreference@gmail.com

Telephone: 708.453.4484 | Fax: 708.453.4517

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