Summer Reading

June 1 - July 31, 2023

Visit the library or stop by the bookmobile to pick up your booklet and get started tracking your reading and activities. Prefer to participate online? Sign up for Beanstack and register for the Summer Reading Challenge. 

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Browse all of our summer reading lists to find your next great read. And if you're in grades K-8, we have a great selection of Summer Reads just for you!

Want to share something you've done during summer reading? We can't wait to see it! Drop it into a summer reading mailbox at the library or bookmobile, tag us on social media @skokielibrary, or submit it online.

How It Works

Every time you read for 20 minutes, read a book, or do an activity, fill in a space in your booklet. Fill in 25 spaces and you’ll earn a prize book. Prize books will be awarded starting June 15 at the library or on the bookmobile. Fill in all 50 spaces and you’ll earn a summer reading t-shirt. T-shirts will be awarded August 1-14 at the library and on the bookmobile. 

The Fine Print

Prizes will be awarded to qualified finishers on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. To qualify for prizes you must be a Skokie resident or attend school in Skokie in kindergarten through grade 12. T-shirt sizes are not guaranteed.

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Activity Suggestions

Need inspiration? Download our activity sheets:

Do you have any favorite summer reading memories from your childhood or from doing summer reading with your family? Share them with us!

Kids Prize Book Sponsors

  • NorthShore University Health System Skokie Hospital
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • North Shore Community Bank
  • First Bank Chicago
  • Kiwanis Club of Skokie Valley