Summer Reading Program 2021

Saturday, June 5 – July 31

Add color and discovery to your summer by participating in our Summer Reading Program, Reading Colors Your World. This year’s theme provides the opportunity for community members of all ages to be creative, try new things, explore art, and find beauty in diversity. Online registration starts on Saturday, June 5. Check out all the details for each age group below.

Register and log your reading online starting June 5

If you prefer to use a paper log for your own purposes, download our printable summer reading logs. If you have trouble logging your reading online, email the completed log to [email protected]

Get instructions for how to register for Summer Reading and log your progress online.

Questions? See our Summer Reading Program 2020 FAQ.

This summer we will also have lots of great virtual programs related to our theme, Reading Colors Your World. Be sure to visit our event calendar to check out all of our exciting activities all summer long!

Youth

Children Birth-PreK
  • Register online any time this summer starting Saturday, June 5 to get going.
  • All participants will get to vote on which two animals the Library will sponsor at the Brookfield Zoo!
  • Children ages birth-PreK will earn virtual badges for completing activities.
  • Complete your child’s log by finishing all activities/earning all virtual badges.
  • Submit your child’s completed log online by Saturday, July 31 to get an e-gift card to The Book Stall.
  • All children Birth-PreK who complete the program get a chance to win one of two grand prizes: a gift certificate to the Deerfield Park District or the Kohl’s Children’s Museum.

This year’s program is completely online! If you prefer to use a paper log for your own purposes, download our printable summer reading logs. If you have trouble logging your reading online, email the completed log to [email protected]

Students K-Fifth (5th) Grade
  • Register online any time this summer starting Saturday, June 5 to get going.
  • All participants will get to vote on which two animals the Library will sponsor at the Brookfield Zoo!
  • Students entering grades K-5 in the fall will earn virtual badges for completing seven, 14, and 21 days of reading. Students can also earn up to two activity badges for completing activities (two activities per badge.)
  • Complete your reading log by reading for 21 days and completing one of the activity badges!
  • Submit your completed log online by Saturday, July 31 to get an e-gift card to The Book Stall.
  • Students entering grades K-5 who complete the program get a chance to win one of three grand prizes: a Deerfield Park District gift certificate, a gift card for The Art Center, or an iPad. Earn a bonus entry by completing a second activity badge.

This year’s program is completely online! If you prefer to use a paper log for your own purposes, download our printable summer reading logs. If you have trouble logging your reading online, email the completed log to [email protected]

Teens

Teens Grades 6-12
  • Register online any time this summer starting Saturday, June 5 to get going.
  • All participants will get to vote on which two animals the Library will sponsor at the Brookfield Zoo!
  • Reading a book, watching a movie, listening to music, or attending a virtual Teen program all count toward your summer reading log. Virtual badges are earned for completing up to six activities.
  • Complete log by finishing five activities/earning five badges
  • Submit your completed log online by Saturday, July 31 to get an e-gift card to The Book Stall.
  • Students entering grades 6-12 who complete five activities earn a chance to win one of three grand prizes: a gift certificate to The Art Center, a Visa gift card, or an iPad.

This year’s program is completely online! If you prefer to use a paper log for your own purposes, download our printable summer reading logs. If you have trouble logging your reading online, email the completed log to [email protected]