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Summer Reading Club

Below you'll find information about our Summer Reading Clubs for Adults, Teens & Kids:


For Adults

Ages 18 & Up

Log your books online starting June 6!

Complete a reading log (grab one at any Adult Services desk) after reading one book, ebook, or by listening to an audiobook. When you finish filling out your log, place it in one of the ballot boxes located at the Commons desk or 2nd Floor Adult Services desk. Each finished log is an additional chance to win a grand prize. Winners must have a current Niles Public Library District adult library card. Winners will be announced August 9, 2016.


Grand Prizes!

• Huffy Good Vibrations Cruiser Bike
• GoPro Camera
• FitBit Flex Fitness Tracker
• Niles Family Fitness Center 3-Month Membership
• And Much More!


For Teens

Grades 7-12

Log your books online starting June 6!

June 6 - August 31

1: Sign up; get a reading log and your first prize.
2: Read or listen to 3 books and record them on your log.
3: Exchange your completed log for your next prize and entry in our weekly
drawing. Turn in as many logs as you like to increase your chances of winning.
4: Stop by Teen Underground each week to compete in a bonus game and earn an additional entry.


Grand Prizes!

• iPad Mini
• FitBit Flex Fitness Tracker + Niles Family Fitness Center 3-Month Membership 

You can win online gift cards in our weekly drawings! Grand prizes winners must have a Niles Public Library District teen library card. 


For Kids

Up to Grade 8

Visit the Library at least 6 times this summer. Stop by KidSpace to register and take your first turn on the game. Sign up before July 15 to be eligible for all finishing prizes, including a drawing ticket for our grand prizes.


Grand Prizes!

• iPad Mini
• Six Flags Great America Family 4-Pack
• FitBit Flex Fitness Tracker
• Niles Family Fitness Center 3-Month Membership 4-Pack

The KidSpace Summer Reading Game is open the following times:
Monday-Thursday 9:30am-8:30pm, Friday 9:30am-6:30pm
Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm, Sunday 1:30pm-4:30pm

Kickoff Weekend!

Play for the Win in KidSpace

June 11, 11am-2pm

Stop in to sign up for Summer Reading Club and take a turn on our giant game board! We’ll also have regular-size board games on tables around KidSpace for families and friends to play together.


Wheel of Wisdom Game Show

June 11, 2-2:45pm OR 3:30-4:15pm

Participate in a Hollywood-style, spin-the-wheel game show with categories such as math, movies, science, and more for a chance to win prizes. Pick up tickets at the 1st Floor Commons desk 30 minutes before the show.


Jim Gill

June 12, 2-2:45pm OR 3-3:45pm

Get ready to sing, clap, dance, and sneeze along during this visit by award-winning musician and author Jim Gill. His distinctive music play creates the spirit of a family room in the Library. Pick up free tickets at the KidSpace desk 30 minutes ahead of time.

Field Day and Summer Concert at Dee Park

Sun., June 26, 2-4pm

Join us from 2-3pm for some special Field Day activities like a 3-legged race, a hula hoop competition, a bean bag toss, and more! Stay from 3-4pm for a beach party themed concert by Dave Rudolph! Dee Park is located at 9229 W. Emerson Street in Des Plaines.