Champaign-Urbana loves summer reading programs
Encouraging a love for reading is a beautiful thing, and we are fortunate to have so many reading programs to check out this summer in Champaign-Urbana
Keep your kids’ minds in motion during the hotter months with some great Champaign-Urbana area summer reading programs. We put together a list of as many of them as we could find, and please, if we’ve forgotten one, let us know.
Summer reading has no age limit. There are programs for kids of all ages, as well as grown-ups. In fact, what a great way to model to your children the importance of reading!
Sign up began May 15. Summer Reading Program runs through Aug. 15.
Sign up to be part of the Summer Reading Challenge! Everyone can read to win prizes — including books, rainbow walking springs for kids, cool tumblers for teens, and gift baskets for adults (up to $375 value) with swag from local businesses.
For Kids (infants to fourth grade graduates)
Each time you read, log the number of minutes on the Beanstack app or a paper reading log (download). Prizes include free books, mood pencil and rainbow walking spring.
For Teens (middle and high school students)
Log the hours you read on the Beanstack app or a paper reading log (download). Prizes include books, coupons, and a tumbler.
Why should kids have all the fun? Track the hours you read on the Beanstack app and complete the online challenge to be entered into a drawing for Grand Prize gift baskets.
Sign up began May 15. Summer Reading Program runs through Aug. 31.
This summer, make time to read the books you love and win prizes just for reading.
For Kids (up to entering sixth grade)
Track reading online with the Beanstack app or a paper reading log (download). Prizes include a free book (up to four this summer) and a fun prize.
For Teens (grades 6-12)
Track reading online with Beanstack and win a free book (up to four this summer), along with a monthly drawing for a fun prize.
For Adults (post high school and up)
Track reading online with Beanstack and for every four books read, adults win a free book. Earn a free bookmark, too!
Summer Reading Program sign up coming soon
Log sheets are expected to be available on the website, Facebook page and at the library. Log sheets will be turned in during August. Prizes will be awarded for the level completed.
Summer Reading Program Begins June 4
The annual Summer Reading Program begins sign-up June 4 and will include programs for all ages (children through age 12 and teens ages 13-18). Read for fun prizes all summer long.
Summer Reading Program sign up coming soon
Visit its website for more information coming soon.
Summer Reading Program Begins June 1
Register to be an Allerton Public Library Summer Reader.
Read eight books during summer break, record them on this form, and submit to Senator Bennett’s office by Aug. 12 to receive a gift card and certificate.
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