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Reading Colors Your World! Bloomingdale Public Library (IL) Teen Summer Reading Program
Read books. Conquer challenges. Win prizes!
Monday, June 1 - Saturday, July 31

Grand Prizes
Winners’ Choice - Bloomingdale Business gift card
$75 gift card
$50 gift card
$25 gift card

Grand prize winners will be announced the week of August 1. 

Reading Prizes
5 hours: Candy bar
10 hours: BPL notebook
15 hours: Free book

Program Info
Registration begins Monday, June 1. For every 5 hours read between June 1-July 31, you’ll receive an entry into our grand prize drawing. Earn extra entries by completing challenges. The more you read and participate, the better your chances to win! You also receive prizes at 5, 10, and 15 hours! 

Registration and Logging
Registration opens June 1 for all ages. Four ways to register and log:
1. online here
2. by phone: Adults/Teens: 630-924-2730
3. by email: Adults/Teens: bdref@mybpl.org
4. in person: Adult/Teens: Adult Reference Desk

Each registrant will receive our custom Summer Reading t-shirt, compliments of BPL and the Friends of the Bloomingdale Public Library (while supplies last). The Summer Reading Program is open to Bloomingdale residents only.

Earn Extra Entries: Complete Summer Reading Challenges
Complete a Summer Reading challenge to earn extra entries into the final drawing! Check out the challenges tab after logging in or download the Teen Challenges PDF to keep track by paper.

Sponsors
Thank you to the local businesses and organizations that have made donations to our Summer Reading Program! Their support helps make our Summer Reading Program a success!
- McDonald's

Events

2021-06-23 Sun, Jun 27, 2021 -- VIRTUAL: Teen Marvel Scavenger Hunt at 12:00 AM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 



Location: VIRTUAL

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2021-06-23 Mon, Jun 28, 2021 -- Teen Take and Make: USA Flag Safety Pin at 9:00 AM

Get ready for Independence Day by making a festive pin. Celebrate the Fourth of July by creating a beaded USA flag pin using safety pins and seed beads. Wear it all month or all year to show your support!

REGISTRATION BEGINS ON MONDAY. JUNE 28.  Please email Katie Yager at kyager@mybpl.org if you're interested in this craft project. 

 



Location: VIRTUAL

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2021-06-23 Sun, Jul 4, 2021 -- VIRTUAL: Teen US History Scavenger Hunt at 12:00 AM

Take part in a virtual scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-gift card. Winners will be announced when the scavenger hunt closes. One entry per teen. 



Location: VIRTUAL

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