Summer Reading Olympics Information (All Ages)

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Book Clubs, Reading programs
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Event Details

May 28 – August 11

WELCOME TO THE SUMMER READING OLYMPICS

The annual reading tradition for all ages at the Carol Stream Public Library.

KICKOFF EVENTS:

  • Summer Reading Activity Zone
    Friday, May 24- Friday, May 31, All Day, All Ages
    Drop by the Create & Learn Center and explore activity stations with word games and puzzles to celebrate the start of the Summer Reading Olympics. Pick up a reading log while you’re here!
     
  • Summer Reading Olympics Opening Ceremonies
    Saturday, June 1, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, All Ages
    Happy summer! Drop by the Library entrance to enjoy Olympic activities, music, crafts and ice pops. Kick off the beginning of the Summer Reading Olympics with some fun and grab a reading log for the whole family! 

FAMILY PRIZE DRAWING:  

This year’s Family Prize is a Nintendo Switch, a Mariokart Deluxe & What Do You Meme Family Edition Game!

  • How?  When an adult registers 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.

FOR ADULTS & HIGH SCHOOLERS: 

Earn prizes for the Bronze (1 book), Silver (3 books), and Gold (5 books) levels this summer!  Plus, every book you track earns an entry for the grand prize baskets.
Track your reading online: cslibrary.readsquared.com
 

FOR CHILDREN:

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 10 to August 11.

 

Everyone is welcome to participate in Summer Reading, must be a CSPL cardholder to win a grand prize.