Camp Hiawatha Summer Reading Information (All Ages)

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Book Clubs, Reading programs
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June 1 – August 13


The annual reading tradition at the Carol Stream Public Library.

The theme this year is Find Your Voice. We use our voices to share stories, connect with each other and express ourselves. Our voices include not only the sounds we make, but the words we write, the art we create and the movements we perform. (source: iRead)


If one adult and a teen or child from their family participate in Camp Hiawatha Summer Reading, you're eligible for our Family Prize Drawing. This year's Family prize is a one-year family membership to the Brookfield Zoo! When an adult registers online for the Adult Summer Reading Program, there will be a check-box that will automatically enter you into the Family Prize Drawing. One entry per parent/child team.


Read or listen to any book you like and record your books online to earn entries for a prize basket featuring a Kindle Fire. Three winners will be drawn when Camp Hiawatha ends on August 13. Each book you record earns you one entry into the drawing. You can earn a bonus entry by adding a book review! And, stop by the Adult Services Desk to pick up a little surprise just for participating! 
Track your reading online:

FOR AGES 13-18:

Every 200 minutes you read earns you a book to keep and an entry into the Grand Prize Basket drawing. Track your minutes either on this reading log or online at When you’ve reached a 200 minute 
milestone, come to the Adult Services Desk to claim a book and enter the drawing. If you complete a total of 1,000 minutes, you’ll get a bonus prize.
Track your reading online:


Come to the Youth Services Desk to pick up a reading log! For every 5 minutes read, your child may mark one shape on your reading log. At 200 minutes and 400 minutes of reading you will earn a prize. At 600 minutes read, you may take a book home to keep. Additionally, for every 200 minutes read you will earn one automatic entry for a Prize Basket Drawing. Prizes will be available from June 12 to August 13.