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Teen Summer Reading Program
summer reading program

Kick Back, Relax & Unleash a Summer of Reading

Stop by the Reader Services Desk any time through the end of July
to sign up for Summer Reading and to pick up your reading log.
Glenview Library High School Teen Cardholders Only

The More You Read...
The More You Win

Complete five easy steps to win a tasty treat and a chance to enter the Grand Prize raffle. Weekly raffles, too. Three of your completed steps must be books—but magazines, movies, or attending a teen summer program all count, too.


Are you participating in Glenbrook South’s summer reading program, GBS Reads? Your school selections also count toward completing the Glenview Library’s Summer Reading Program.

May We Suggest?

Looking for your next great read? Visit the Teen page for new books, special subjects and topics, “If You Like” suggestions, and graphic novels. Love reading magazines? Check out the Library’s eMagazine collection and download free magazines.

Special Activities

Library Facebook Photo Contest (PDF)

Plan your photo shoot and make your pet a literary star! Adult and high school teen Glenview Library cardholders are invited to submit a pet photo with a literary theme from June 7—July 7. Photos will be posted on the Library’s Facebook page from July 13-23. The photo with the most “Likes” will receive a $25 gift certificate to a local pet store. Contest rules and submission details (PDF).

Pet Supply Drive (PDF)

While you “unleash” a summer of reading, “paws” to think about dogs and cats in need and make a donation of pet supplies for the Heartland Animal Shelter. A collection bin will be located in the Library Lobby from June 7–July 27.

Special Programs

Summer Reading Kick-Off Festival (PDF)

Sign up on Opening Day, Saturday, June 7, from 10 AM-2 PM and spin the wheel for a special prize.

Teen Greens • Lettuce Wraps

Wednesday, June 25, 1-2 PM
Multipurpose Room • Ages 13-18
Register by June 23 • Limit 20

Lettuce doesn’t have to be considered rabbit food! Learn how to turn it into something extraordinary by making healthy lettuce wraps with the help of Whole Foods Market Northbrook. As a bonus for attending, you will earn an extra chance at the weekly "Paws to Read" teen summer reading drawing.

Delectable Dog Bone Cookies

Wednesday, July 2, 2-3 PM
Community Room East • Ages 13-18
Register by June 27 • Limit 20

Glenbrook South Foods teacher, Kelli McDonald, will demonstrate what goes into cookie decoration and how to decorate cookies that are shaped like dog bones. Woof it up at this fun and tasty program. Participants will also receive a raffle slip for the "Paws to Read" teen summer reading weekly drawing.