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Kids Summer Reading Poster

Summer Reading Program

Find Your Voice
June 1 - July 31

PreK: Ages 5 and Under
Kids: Ages 5-12

Create your account at or on the READsquared app. Parents can link accounts to log their children’s activity. Read whatever format you like! Books, audiobooks, graphic novels, and eBooks are acceptable. Storytime participation and Tumblebooks count, too!


Summer Reading Guidelines

  • Kids age 5 and under can participate in our PreK Summer Reading Program.
  • Kids age 5-12 can join the Kids program.
  • Every minute a child reads or is read to earns them one point.
  • For every 60 points, you can enter for a chance to win a raffle prize.
  • When readers reach 300 PreK points (5 hours of reading) or 600 Kids points (10 hours of reading), they may choose two prizes from our selection and pick up a free Kane County Cougars ticket voucher.
  • When PreK readers reach 600 points (10 hours of reading) and Kids readers reach 1200 points (20 hours of reading), they’ll be entered to win a $50 Target gift card. They will also get a prize from the library’s Treasure Chest.
  • Even after completing the program, participants may continue to log more reading hours to earn additional points for raffle tickets.
  • Remember to redeem your points for raffle tickets! Click the “Raffle” button, then “Get Tickets.” You may redeem 60 points for one raffle ticket. Keep redeeming until you have redeemed all of your points.
  • The last day to log activity is Monday, July 31.
  • Prize drawings will be held the week of August 1. Winners will be notified by
    e-mail or phone. Prizes can be picked up at the library.

Raffle Prizes:

  • Please visit READsquared to view photos and descriptions of raffle prizes.

Grand Prize:

  • $50 Target gift card.

Summer Reading Links:

Register on READsquared (June 1-July 31)
Kids Program Guidelines
Teen Program Guidelines
Adult Program Guidelines
Register for Events (Registration begins June 1)