Summer Reading

Keep your body and mind active with Summer Reading at Lake Forest Library. This year's theme is RIDE BIKES · READ BOOKS

June 1–August 31


Read or listen to 3 books. Win a prize!

Want more? Participate in the Summer Reading After‑Party ...

Children from "read to" ages through grade 6

Visit the Children's Library and choose Challenge Cards to complete. Challenges include drawing your favorite book character, riding your bike or scooter to the Library, and using Library apps to read eBooks. Enter your Challenge Card(s) into the drawing for a prize! There’s a new prize every week, and if your card isn’t picked, it stays in the drawing for the following week.

Teens entering grades 7 through 12

For every additional 3 books you read, complete a Teen After‑Party Card. Turn in your Teen After‑Party Card(s) to pick out another book prize or gift card! (Up to 4 additional prizes.)


For every book you read, complete a Raffle Card. Enter your Raffle Card(s) into any of the weekly drawings throughout the summer. Raffle Cards are emptied from the box every week, so feel free to use your tickets strategically and enter them for the prizes you most want to win.

Adult Weekly Drawing Schedule

Week Dates Prize
One 6/1–6/8 Caputo Cheese Market
Two 6/10–6/15 Little Tails Bar & Grill
Three 6/17–6/22 Kiddles Sports
Four 6/24–6/29 Gifted
Five 7/1–7/6 Lake Forest Book Store
Six 7/8–7/13 Lake Forest Flowers
Seven 7/15–7/20 The Initial Choice
Eight 7/22–7/27 Tiara Salon
Nine 7/29–8/3 Lake Forest Hardware
Ten 8/5–8/10 The Fresh Market
Eleven 8/12–8/17 The Gallery
Twelve 8/19–8/24 The Mustard Seed
Thirteen 8/26–8/31 Sunset Foods
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Start today! Download a Summer Reading Point Card

After you download the flyer, print it double-sided if you can.

Download a Summer Reading Point Card