Summer Reading: Read Investigate Discover

Dig Deeper: Read, Investigate, Discover!

This summer, when you "dig deeper" into reading, you can earn a donation to the Northfield Township Food Pantry and have the chance to win great prizes from local businesses!  Register now for our virtual July 1 kickoff events. You can sign up and log your reading online using READsquared, or by email or phone.   


Need help with READsquared? We've made these helpful videos for our youth Summer Reading program; 

Download Reading Logs (Printables)

If you'd like to print and keep track of your reading on paper, you can download one or more of our reading logs! You can submit information from your reading log online using the READsquared site/app, by email, or phone.  

Adult Reading Log
Teen Reading Log 
Youth Reading Log 
Baby Reading Log

Sign up & log reading by email

Adult Summer Reading
Youth Summer Reading

Sign up & log reading by phone

Adult Summer Reading   847-272-2830
Youth Summer Reading  847-272-4300 

Read to Feed: Earn a Donation to the Northfield Township Food Pantry

New this year! A $2 donation will be made to the Northfield Township Food Pantry for every reader who reaches their Summer Reading goal. Read to Feed is sponsored by the Friends of the Northbrook Public Library and the First Bank of Highland Park. 

To earn the Read to Feed donation & enter prize drawings 


  • Adults who reach their reading goal will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for a $100 Book Bin gift card. 
  • Teens (Grades 6-12) can log reading to win gift cards from local businesses.
  • Youth (Ages 3-Grade 5) can log reading to win gift cards from local businesses. 
  • Babies (Ages Birth-3 yrs.) can earn a prize for completing fun literacy activities with parents or caregivers.

Our Kick-Off Events Go Virtual! 

Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off

Wednesday, July 1, 7:00-8:00pm

Dive into great reads for summer with Robert Kurson, New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Divers and Rocket Men, plus a chance to win book giveaways. Advance registration is required for this live online event.
Register Now

Youth Summer Reading Kick-Off

Youth Summer Reading Kickoff with Justin Robers
Wednesday, July 1, 11:00-11:30am

Join us to kick off Summer Reading with a whimsically rocking performance by Grammy-nominated singer Justin Roberts. Advance registration is required for this live online event. 
Register Now

Thank you to our Summer Reading sponsors

Friends of the Library