Summer Reading Returns on Tuesday, June 1

We're looking forward to another great Summer Reading program, and we're excited to announce the return of our Kick-Off Event.

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Sponsored by the Friends of the Northbrook Public Library

Celebrate Summer Reading at our Drive-Through Kick-Off Event on June 5 & 6

This year, our drive-through Kick-Off Event in the library's parking lot will feature music and giveaways for youth and adults. Come pick up your goodies without having to leave the car on Saturday, June 5 from 6:00-8:00pm and Sunday, June 6 from 9am-Noon.

Everyone is invited to participate in Summer Reading

We have a Summer Reading program for every age—from birth through adult, so everyone is invited to join. Last year we had over 1,200 participants!

What you can win

Adult Prizes: Log four or more books will earn a colorful mouse pad and be entered into a drawing to win a one-year Chicago Botanic Garden membership.

Teen Prizes: Log reading to earn a free book, coupons to local businesses, and drawing tickets for a chance to win Apple AirPods or gift cards.

Youth Prizes: Log reading to earn coupons and be entered to win prizes. They will also earn a free book for completing the program.

Baby Prizes: Sign up and complete fun literacy activities with your baby to earn a free board book. 

How to sign up

Starting June 1, you'll be able to visit this page to sign up and track your reading online, by phone, or by email. You can also stop by the library to sign up and log your reading during open hours.

We're looking for partnerships with local businesses 

Help us spread the word about Summer Reading to the community