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summer reading

Summer is almost here which means it is almost time for Summer Reading! Track how many days you read this summer to build the habit of reading! Read (or be read to) for 20 minutes, an hour, or more--you decide how much you want to read each day. Receive a ticket for a weekly prize drawing for every 5 days of reading. Read for 25 days to take home a free book!  

Visit to register. Starting June 6, stop by the Summer Reading desk to pick up a reading log and registration prize. 

Tween LitCrate

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is excited to launch Tween LitCrates, a library book box for tweens. 

It's easy! Let us know your reading preferences and we’ll put together a Tween LitCrate containing a book recommended just for you with some extra special surprises. The goodies are yours to keep, but don’t

Youth Book Me

Do you want to receive a curated list of recommended books? Complete our Youth Book Me form with your reading preferences and we will send you a list of books you might like. We can even put items on hold for you. We can't wait to help you find your next favorite book!

Tween Gaming Cart

Check out the Tween Gaming Cart! If you're in grades 4-6, come join the fun and play Nintendo Switch, PS4, or Xbox One X.

You must have a library card to check out controllers. Be sure to bring it along! Everyone has 30 minutes of gameplay.  If no one is waiting, you