summer reading
CLUB

Read, Renew, Repeat with the Downers Grove Public Library this summer!

Monday, May 20 - Sunday, August 4

KIDS: Read-to-Me

Birth - going into Kindergarten
For kids who enjoy stories read to them.

How It Works:

  • Track your reading
  • Turn in your folder to get a prize
    • 10 books = 1 prize
  • Continue reading for bonus pages.
    More bonus pages = more prizes!

Prize 1: Every Day’s a Sundae ice cream scoop
Prize 2: Wooden birdhouse
Prize 3: Book and coupon bundle

Raffle Prizes TBA!

KIDS: Readers

Incoming Grade 1 - Grade 8
For kids who enjoy books read to them and can read on their own.

How It Works:

  • Track your reading
  • Turn in your form to get a prize
    • 6 books OR 6 hours = 1 prize
  • Continue reading for bonus pages.
    More bonus pages = more prizes!

Prize 1: Every Day's a Sundae ice cream scoop
Prize 2: Wooden birdhouse
Prize 3: Book and coupon bundle

Raffle prizes TBA!

TEENS

Any teen from Downers Grove or a Downers Grove school can participate. 

How It Works:

  • Track your reading
  • Turn in your form to get a prize
    • 3 books OR 6 hours = 1 prize
  • Continue reading for additional prizes (up to 3)
  • Read even more to earn entries for raffle prizes!

Prizes: a book and your choice of the following: bookmark, enamel pin, sticker, reusable straw, paper seed bookmark, coupon bundle (while supplies last)

Raffle entries for one of the following: Buffalo Wild Wings gift card ($25), Fandango gift card ($25), Target gift card ($25), Barnes and Noble gift card ($25), Cinemark movie tickets (3-pack), Galloping Ghost day passes (2-pack), OwlCrate (YA Fantasy book merch), garden house book nook kit, 101-piece easel and art supply kit, flower press, 4 ocean bracelet, Squishmallow (Mothman), corduroy Squishmallow (Bigfoot)

ADULTS

Adults must be a DGPL Cardholder to participate. 

How It Works:

  • Track your reading
  • Turn in your form to get a prize
    • 3 books OR 18 hours = 1 prize
  • Read even more to earn entries for raffle prizes!
Prizes: sticker, pin, reusable straw, or wildflower seed bookmark
Raffle baskets: To be announced!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Andy's Custard, Aurelio's Pizza - Downers Grove, British Swim School, Chicago Bears, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Wolves, Chik-Fil-A - Lombard, Children's Museum in Oak Lawn, Chipotle, Cinemark - Woodridge, Coopers Hawk of Downers Grove, Crumbl, CrunchLabs, Culvers - Downers Grove, Darien Sportsplex, Downers Grove Park District - Adventure Falls, DuPage Children's Museum, Egg Harbor, Enchanted Castle, Everdine's Grilled Cheese, Fullers Car Wash, Galloping Ghost, Game of Irons, Hollywood Blvd., Home Depot - Downers Grove, Honey-Jam Cafe, Joliet Slammers, Kane County Cougars, Lakeshore Learning, Lincoln Park Zoo, Lost Mountain Mini Golf, Lou Malnati's, Main Event, McDonald's, Mr. Submarine, Noodles and Company, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Oberweis, Owl Crate, Papa Johns, Pierce Tavern, Portillo's, Raging Waves, Rainbow Cone, Raising Canes, Santa's Village Amusement & Water Park, Scene75 Entertainment Center, Starbucks on Ogden East of Main - Downers Grove, Starbucks on Ogden West of Main - Downers Grove, Sugar Factory - Rosemont, Target - Lombard, Target - Naperville, The Forge, Top Golf Naperville, True Balance Karate, Windy City Thunderbolts, Zigfield Troy