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Read all Summer and Earn Prizes!

Bring your reading log to the Main, Rakow or South Elgin Library between July 1 and August 7 to claim your prizes:
 Choice of a paperback book or a mini-bundle of comic books (while supplies last).
 Pass to swim free one time at Wing Park Pool or Lords Park Pool between August 1 and 14.
 Ticket to attend A Night at the Library Event.
 Spin the prize wheel to get a coupon from a local business or a dinosaur-themed prize.

Zone Prizes

 Choice of a paperback book or comic book (while supplies last). 
 Pass to swim free one time at Wing Park Pool or Lords Park Pool between August 1 and 14.
•  Chance to spin the prize wheel.
 You’ll also be entered to win a $100 gift card!

Studio 270 Prizes  

 Grand Prize: $100 Amazon Gift Card
 2nd Place: $50 Target Gift Card (2 winners)
 3rd Place: $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card (4 winners)
 4th Place: $10 Gift card (10 winners)

Adult Prizes

Complete your reading challenge to enter the prize drawing for a Samsung Galaxy tablet!



 Family Adventure Grand Prize! 

The Field Museum

Families that finish get a chance to win a one-year membership to The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, free rail pass and tickets to see Jurassic World: The Exhibition. Families = at least one adult and one child high school age or younger. 





Night at the Library: Celebrating Summer Reading Challenge Finishers!

Join us for a special night of fun, music, and dinosaurs! There will be activities for every member of your family.

  • DJ & Dancing
  • Magician
  • Balloon Artist
  • Dino Tattoos
  • Dino Storytime




August 3 or August 10

**Choose the date that is best for your family**

6:30 – 9:30 pm

Stay a little or stay a lot!

Main Library 

270 N. Grove Ave.
Elgin IL 60120 

**Additional parking will be available to patrons attending this event. Stay tuned for details.**


Every child must earn a ticket by completing the Summer Reading Challenge at any of our library locations or through our Gold Star Partner Program. 


Check out these amazing photos from our first Night at the Library! There's still time to join the fun on August 10!






Download Your Summer Reading Log!

Early Literacy  
English Log
Spanish Log 
(grades 1-5)
Bilingual Log
(grades 6-8)
English Log
Studio 270
(grades 9-12)
English Log
Adults Download
English Log
Spanish Log 


Go back in time more than 100 million years to a prehistoric world! /¡Retrocede más de 100 millones de años en el pasadoa a un mundo prehistórico! 

Dinosaur Giants Exhibit