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Read to the Rhythm! Summer Reading Program 2015

We’re celebrating our annual Library-wide Summer Reading Program, Read to the Rhythm, with activities and prizes that will get you moving to the beat all summer long! Summer Reading runs from Saturday, June 13 to Saturday, August 8 and is open to ALL ages. Join us for our Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Day on Saturday, June 13 to sign up. We have great giveaways (*while supplies last) for each group (see below for more information). There will also be face painting, BINGO, a photo booth, and Potts and Pans Steelband…fun activities for the whole family!

Children Ages Birth Through 5th Grade:

Yes, babies can participate in the Summer Reading Program! We have a tube of bubbles for infants that sign up (*while supplies last), and the first 200 children to register for Read to the Rhythm will receive a fabulous beach mat. Children who complete the program by August 8 will receive a paperback book of their choice and be eligible for a variety of exciting raffle prizes. Children who finish the reading program after it officially ends on Saturday, August 8 will still receive a paperback book of their choice.

Remember, the DPL Cup is once again up for grabs. The Deerfield Public School with the highest percentage of Summer Reading Program participants will be the winner. Check out our awesome video to get PUMPED for Summer Reading!


Stop by the Teen Space and pick up your Summer Reading Program booklet today! If you drop by for our kick-off on June 13, you will receive a set of earbuds (*while supplies last) to get movin’ to the beat. Teens grades 6-12 are welcome, and for each activity you complete in the booklet you’ll be entered into weekly raffles for tons of awesome prizes, including food coupons, iTunes and Visa gift cards, and a grand prize basket. Stop by the Library soon to get movin’!


Come sign up for our Summer Reading Program on June 13 and receive a set of earbuds (*while supplies last) so you can Read to the Rhythm all summer long! If you can’t make it for our kick-off day, you can stop by the Adult Services or Media desks any time after June 13 to pickup an adult registration form. Participants who complete the Summer Reading Program are eligible to win one of four fabulous gift baskets.

We have lots of Read to the Rhythm summer programs planned for youth, teens, and adults! Check out our event calendar to see what’s coming up for the rest of June, July, and August. Remember, participating in Library programs counts towards the completion of your Summer Reading!

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