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400 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

2022 Summer Reading 

By: GEPL Staff

June 1 – August 31

This summer, the library and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County are encouraging participants of all ages to read to save Blanding’s turtles! If 1,000 readers register, the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation and Friends of the Library will each donate $1K to Forest Preserve District of DuPage to support the state-endangered Blanding’s turtle head-start program . 

  1. Register at the Youth Desk, 2nd Floor Information Desk, or using Beanstack *. 
  2. Read (or be read to) or complete an activity every day. 
  3. Log reading and activity days any time on a paper log** or using Beanstack*. 
  4. Come in to the library to collect prizes. 

Participants earn prizes at registration, for every 15 days logged, and at program completion if you read or complete an activity every day during the 92-day challenge!  

  • Registrants through grade 8 can also earn drawing slips at the library. Monthly drawings will be on the following Mondays: June 27, July 25, August 29. 
  • High School registrants earn chances to win $50 REI gift card grand prizes. 
  • Adult registrants earn chances to win $50 Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce gift card grand prizes.  

High School and Adult grand prize winners will be contacted the week of September 5 using the email provided at registration. The more days of reading and activities you log, the greater your chance of winning! 

*Beanstack online or the Beanstack Tracker app.
**A paper reading log is available in this issue of The Guide. Additional copies are available at the library.

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