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Summer Reading “Reading by Design”
June 1-August 13 • All Ages

Want to earn awesome prizes? Have required summer reading for school? Want to set a good example for your children? Will you be reading anyway? All ages are invited to participate in our summer reading program. Sign-up online or at the Service Center beginning Thursday, June 1. We’ll have beginning, midway, finishing, and grand prizes. Second chance logs will be back for our prolific readers. Won’t you join us?

Below you may sign-up for your age group and print your log (pdf format)– don’t forget to come in for your beginning prize if you register online!

Adults (18+) – sign up and print your log
Grand prizes: Echo Dot and Amazon gift card, Muse Art gift certificate, Raue Center for the Arts gift certificate, Tote bag with crafts and books

Teens (entering grades 6-12) – sign up and print your log
Grand prizes: GameStop gift card, iFly Indoor Skydiving gift card, a Polaroid Cube camera, and a Remote Control Drone

Independent Readers (entering grades 1-5) – sign up and print your log
Grand prizes: LEGOLAND gift card, Glazy Daze Pottery Studio gift card, Museum of Science and Industry family membership, and a Remote Control Drone

Read To Me (infants-entering grade K) – sign up and print your log
Grand prizes: LEGOLAND gift card, Build-A-Bear gift card, Dolphin Swim Club gift card, Hippo Campus gift card, and an Art Easel and Supplies.


Free Ravinia Lawn Tickets

Beginning Monday, June 5 we will have a selection of free Ravinia Festival lawn tickets available to Cary Area Library cardholders. Tickets will be given on a first come, first serve basis with a limit of 2 tickets per person. You must come to the Library Service Center to check availability and retrieve the tickets. Concert dates range from June 20-August 17 and are predominantly for instrumental or orchestral performances.

Astronomy Solar Day

The Northwest Suburban Astronomers return on Saturday, June 10 from 1-4 pm (rain date is Saturday, June 17) with their high-tech telescopes to offer you a glimpse of the Sun, along with some deep sky objects. Telescopes will be set up in our field in back; you will need to park in the front lot and walk to the back of the building via the sidewalk to join in the fun.

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