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Summer Reading Clubs for All Ages
May 27—August 3

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Join a summer reading club, and enjoy good books, prizes, and a celebration in August! All clubs are open to Wilmette and Kenilworth residents and to nonresidents who attend Wilmette and Kenilworth schools.

Booked on CrimeAdult and Teen Clubs: Booked on Crime

Starting Tuesday, May 27, pick up your sign-up packet at the Recent Arrivals desk. Turn in your completed reading log by Sunday, August 3, for a Booked on Crime tote bag and to be entered into the grand prize drawing. Adults have the chance to win a DVD box set of Alfred Hitchcock's greatest films, and teens to win a "criminally fun" goodie bag.

Kids' Clubs: Paws to Read

Paws to ReadSign-ups begin in the Youth Department on Tuesday, May 27, and continue until the clubs end. You can report on your reading from Monday, June 16, through Sunday, August 3.

  • Paws to Read: Independent readers up to 9th grade, read at least 8 books for a free book. Click here to report a book online. 
  • Read-to-Me Club: Prereaders, read on at least 15 days for a free book.

If you're still not convinced, get excited with this stop motion video made by the Kids' Library Council.

Reading Club Celebration

Everyone is invited to our Reading Club Celebration on Tuesday, August 5, 6:00–8:00. The celebration will feature ice cream and The Great Scott Comedy and Illusion Show at 6:15 and 7:15.

Reading clubs are funded by the Friends of the Wilmette Public Library.

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