Summer Reading 2019: May 28 - August 19
For Kids, Teens, and Adults

Our popular summer reading event has a new name and a new look! You can sign up online right now, or sign up in person the next time you visit!

How it works:
1. Use your computer, tablet, or mobile device.
2. Create an account at
3. Sign up for 2019 Summer Reading.
4. Get busy: you'll earn points and real/digital badges by logging in your reading, reviewing, and other fun learning activities.
5. Win big: visit the Library to collect your badges and prizes.

Parents: download a description of badges/activities for grades K-8.

All readers can earn:
➠ One free paperback book (reader's choice, while supplies last)
➠ One Summer Reading Pass, good for a free activity at a participating location in the Library district
➠ One Library lanyard

Young adults can win Airpods, and adults can win a gift card toward a great local dining experience!

Grand Prize:
Readers of all ages that complete the reading goal will be entered to win a one-year, six-person membership to the Morton Arboretum. Three passes in all, one winner in each category: Birth - Preschool, Kindergarten - Grade 8, Adult.

Read It Forward:
Read for those in need. When our community of readers reaches a collective 500,000 points (equivalent to 25,000 books or 500,000 minutes read!), Barrington Bank and Trust will generously donate $1,000 to the Cuba Township and Barrington Township Food Pantries.

Thank you to all our Summer Reading sponsors:
Barrington Bank and Trust
Barrington Park District
Barrington's White House
Pinot's Palette South Barrington
Pinstripes South Barrington
Windy City Bulls