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2023 Summer Reading begins Monday, June 5!

By: GEPL Staff

A Summer of Pop Art* to benefit the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

Monday, June 5 – Friday, August 4
This summer, read to help the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry! If 1,500 readers register, the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation and Friends of the Library will each donate $1,000 to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry to help them provide essential groceries and support to neighbors at risk of hunger.

  • Register at the Youth Desk, 2nd Floor Information Desk, or using Beanstack beginning Tuesday, May 30.
  • Read (or be read to) or complete an activity every day.
  • Log reading and activity days any time on a paper log** or using Beanstack .
  • Come in to the library to collect prizes by Friday, September 1.

Participants earn prizes at registration and for every 15 days logged.

  • Registrants can earn drawing slips at the library. Youth monthly drawings will be on the following Mondays: June 19, July 17, August 7. NEW: Adult and high school drawings for two tickets to the Warhol Exhibition will be on the following Tuesdays: June 27, July 11, July 25, and August 8.
  • Adult and high school registrants receive a chocolate bar from Chocolaterie Stam at registration and can earn chances to win $50 Chamber of Commerce gift cards. Grand prize winners will be contacted the week of September 4 using the email provided at registration. The more days you log, the greater your chance of winning!

Watch the Summer Reading video on YouTube .

*Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the 1950s and flourished in the 1960s in America and Britain, drawing inspiration from sources in popular and commercial culture. Different cultures and countries contributed to the movement during the 1960s and ’70s  — From https://www.tate.org.uk/
**A paper reading log is available in the summer issue of The Guide. Additional copies are available at the library.


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