Be a Gold Medal Reader at Your Gold Medal Library

The 2013 Summer Reading Club, Read for the Gold, runs June 8 to July 28 at the Waukegan Public Library. The Summer Reading Club is an opportunity for participants birth to 12th grade to read for fun and earn prizes as they complete their reading goals. Prizes include t-shirts, coupons from local businesses, iTunes gift cards, an eReader and much more.

The library will officially launch the summer program with games, activities, free henna tattoos, and a petting zoo on Saturday, June 8 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Participants can sign up to read books based on their reading levels and earn prizes. An eReader will be given away to the participant who reads the most by the end of the program on July 28.

On Saturday, August 3 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Library will celebrate its National Medal win with a Gold Medal Celebration. The celebration includes gold-themed activities, stories, and performances, cake, refreshments, and a special reward for Summer Reading Club finishers.

There are lots of fun things to do for families at the library all summer long including board game nights, family bingo, movies, storytimes, and concerts in the courtyard.

Information about the 2013 Summer Reading Club is available by calling the Children’s Department at 847-623-2041, ext. 280. Participants can join the reading club at any time between June 8 and July 28 to receive a prize.