It's Easy to Join!
Register at your local DML Branch. Keep track of your progress. Win prizes along the way. Plus, celebrate with the entire community at the Summer Reading Club party, Saturday, August 9, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Cooper Park.
There's Something For Everyone!This ten week program brings together literature, art, activities, discussion, parties and special programs to create a unique summer experience. And, this year's theme highlights Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), providing amazing opportunities to spark imagination and open a world of discovery for all ages.
Mini Bots - For Birth – 3 years
Help young children build early language skills.
Children and their caregivers are given an interactive board game to guide 10 weeks of summer fun. Complete activities together and help children develop early literacy skills. Win bubbles, books and other great prizes.
Spark a Reaction - For 7th – 12th Grade
Motivating teens to read and discuss literature.
Tweens and Teens will meet new friends and experience science in a whole new way. Games, crafts, hands-on labs and science-themed prizes are part of the fun!
Fizz Boom Read - For Pre-K – 6th Grade
Prepare children for success by developing reading and language skills.
Children will enjoy programs and simple science experiments, helping to demonstrate the joy of discovery. In addition to individual prizes, raffles will be held for microscopes, science kits, COSI admission tickets, and more!
Literary Elements - Ages 18+
Encouraging adults to explore the Library's amazing selection of materials.
In addition to books, magazine, downloadables and other items, enjoy special programs, including chemistry in the kitchen, the science of healthy living, the art and science of photography, and many more. Special guests and speakers will add other unique elements for adult Summer Reading club participants.