SRP 2022

Join us for Summer Reading fun!  May 15 - August 31
This year’s theme is Read Beyond the Beaten Path

Children’s Summer Reading Program (birth-entering 6th grade)

  • Track reading online with Beanstack or a reading log that you can print from home or pickup at the Library.
  • For every 600 minutes children read or are read to, they win a free book!  Up to four books during the summer!
  • This year you can also complete summer activities on Beanstack or the back of your flyer and earn a fun prize!


Teen Summer Reading Program (6th-12th grade)

  • Track reading online with Beanstack
  • For every 600 minutes read, teens win a free book.  Up to four books during the summer!
  • Teens who have read at least 15 minutes are entered into a monthly drawing for an extra prize book.
  • This year you can also complete summer activities on Beanstack!  Can you complete them all?


Adult Summer Reading Program (post high school and up)

  • Track reading online with Beanstack
  • For every four books read, adults win a free book.  Up to four books during the summer!
  • This year you can also complete summer activities on Beanstack and earn a free bookmark!

Pick up your reading prize at the Library or by calling 217-367-4057 and scheduling a Curbside Pickup appointment.

Participants who earn a book are automatically entered into a raffle to win a prize package of a coupon from a local business, a library tote bag, and 3 prize books.  Winners will be drawn after Summer Reading ends.

The Summer Reading Program is generously supported by the Friends of The Urbana Free Library.

1000 books

#1000BooksB4K - Growing Readers One Book at a Time

Welcome to 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten - a year-round reading program for children ages birth to five years.  It's the fun, exciting, and free way to start children on the path to success.