Summer Reading Program

It's Showtime At Your Library

June 3-July 25

All Ages
Thursday, May 2 - Saturday, June 1

Be a Reading Star, attend show stopping Special Events, and create magical memories during Weekly Events this summer. Register for the Reading Challenge and Weekly Events between May 2 and June 1 at the library, by calling 309-446-9575, or online.

Reading Challenge
All ages may pick up reading logs beginning on June 3 and turn them in for prizes any time the library is open until July 31.
To be eligible for the grand prize drawings, reading logs must be completed and turned in by Tuesday, July 23.

Weekly Events
RR= Registration Required NR = No Registration Required
Children will be placed in groups based on their grade next fall.

Book Babies (NR)
Ages 0-3
Tuesdays June 11, 18, 25 & July 2, 9, 16 10:00-10:30

Help your little one develop their early literacy, motor and social skills as you enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and playtime together.

Books Before Bedtime at St. Mary's in Kickapoo (RR)
Ages 3-5 (Pre-K - K)
Thursdays June 13, 20 & July 11, 18 6:00-7:00

Join Katie Hahn from the Brimfield Public Library and St. Mary's Pre-K teacher, Jo Bienemann, for stories, songs, and a simple craft in the Pre-K room at St. Mary's School.  Pajamas welcome.

Story Time at the Brimfield Public Library (RR)
Ages 3-5 (Pre-K - K)
Fridays June 14, 21 & July 12, 19 10:00-11:00

Enjoy fun stories, songs, dancing, crafts, and more in the Activity Room at the Brimfield Public Library.

Creation Camp (RR)
Grades 1-3
Thursdays June 13, 27 & July 11, 18 10:00-11:00

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through stories, activities, and creative projects.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Avanti’s Italian Restaurant
Casey’s General Store
Caterpillar Visitors Center

Dairy Queen
Monical’s Pizza Restaurant
Nick & Willy's Pizza
Princeville State Bank
Taco Bell
Texas Roadhouse
The Christian Center



Special Events

Peoria Zoomobile (NR)
Tuesday, July 16 2:00-3:00 

See a variety of exotic animals up close and learn how and why they "dress up" or disguise themselves in the wild. 

Stranger Things Escape Room (RR)
Recommended for Ages 12 - Adult
Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19 

Welcome to Hawkins, Indiana 1983. Your friend Will Byers is missing and you think he's been taken into another world, another dimension... the Upside Down. You must find Will and figure out how to open the portal to return before the Demogorgon finds you. Limited to groups of six. Register your group by signing up for a time slot. 

Paint Pouring Art Class (RR)
Ages 13 - Adult
Thursday, July 25 7:00-8:30 *Cost is $7.00 per attendee.

Join Joe the Art Guy for some colorful fun. Wear paint clothes or grab an apron, get a canvas and your favorite paint colors, and pour away!