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Summer Reading Program - Adventure Awaits

Online Sign - Up

Wednesday, June 1 - Monday, August 15

How to Sign Up

  • Download the Beanstack Tracker app to your smartphone or device. You may already have an account from past reading programs. Android Apple
  • Wednesday, June 1, log your books on Beanstack. 
  • If you cannot sign up online, call any location and our friendly staff will help you. 

For all valid District cardholders. 

Reading Requirements

Birth – Grade 2: Read 30 Books  

Grades 3 – 6: Read 10 Books  

Grades 7 – 12: Read 5 Books  

Adults: Read 5 Books 

What counts as a book?

ANYTHING! Books - including audiobooks, newspapers, magazines, audiobooks, ebooks, work reports, online articles, and more. Did you check your car manual, read a report at work, or research a new coffeemaker? That all counts on your log! 

Come In To Win!

Sign up between June 1 and August 15 to get a scratch-off card for a chance to win a free prize of your choice — while supplies last. Save your scratch-off card with amazing freebies and discounts around town—generously provided by our Summer Reading Program partners! 

Finish and Get a Grand Prize!

After completing the program, you receive a Grand Prize T-Shirt or Tote Bag, generously donated by Friends of the Palatine Library. Claim your completion prize through Wednesday, August 31—while supplies last. Shirt size selection is limited. 

SRP T-shirt and Tote Bag

 

Kick-off Party

Saturday, June 4, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. 

Celebrate our Summer Reading Program with a reptile show, family bingo, spray tattoos, balloon animals, and crafts. All ages. Drop in. 

Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles 
Saturday, June 4, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Get an up-close and interactive experience with reptiles and amphibians from around the world. All ages. Tickets available 5/21 for valid District cardholders. 

Attend for a Chance to Win!

Attend our Summer Reading Kick-Off and enter our drawing for the chance to win prizes from our sponsor. You must be registered for Summer Reading to enter the drawing. 

Design Challenge

July 5 – July 22

Stop by the Main Library to pick up materials to design a color wheel inspired by nature. Look for different colors out in nature, collect them, and add them to your color wheel. Write your name in the center and tell us what you thought was the prettiest color in nature. Send pictures of your completed design to kids@palatinelibrary.org by July22 to be displayed on the Library's digital monitors from July 25 - 31.

Design Challenge 2022

 

Read Around the Campfire

Ignite your reading adventure this summer with these book recommendations for all ages! 

50 States, 500 Campgrounds, Fatima's Great Outdoors, Healer of the Water Monster, The Summer Seekers, and The Counselors.

Read Around the Campfire

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

SRP 2022 Sponsors

This year's action-packed Adventure Awaits program is made possible in part by the donations and support of these generous businesses and organizations:

Programa de Lectura de Verano - Una Aventura Le Espera