Jerseyville Public Library

Kindergarten - Grade 5 Summer Reading Club

Contests & Challenges

Disney/Pixar Prints

Can you guess who the Disney or Pixar character is by his/her hand and footprints?  Each week we'll display a new character.  Turn in your guess at the front desk for a chance to win a prize.

Make a Book Commercial

Let's get creative!  Record a 30-second commercial about your favorite book.  Send the finished product to  We will post your commercial to Facebook and the library marketing t.v.  The winning commercial will receive a $50 JCBA certificate that can be used at several places in Jersey County!  Winner drawn July 22.


Reading Challenge #1

Each circle in your reading log represents 15 minutes of reading.  Fill in 5 circles each week and win a small prize.

Reading Challenge #2

Complete the reading challenge and earn tickets for a chance to win bigger prizes--like books or toys!

1. Every 15 minutes you read, mark off a circle.

2.  When you fill in all your circles, turn in your reading log and receive your tickets. (12 tickets)

3.  Fill in the information on your tickets.

4.  Drop your tickets into the bag next to the prizes you would like to try to win.  Prizes will be set up in the meeting room starting July 23 @ 6 p.m.  Tickets must be turned in by  10 a.m. on July 25!

5.  You  may try to earn more tickets -- up to 24 -- by reading more.  Each hour will earn you 1 more ticket.

6.  A list of prizes will hopefully be available by July 15 for those unable to redeem their tickets in person.

You can also keep track of reading & activities digitally using the Beanstack® app or website.  More information can be found on the flier in your registration bag.

Arts & Crafts

Kindergarten comes on Wednesdays @ 10 a.m; Grades 1-5 come on Wednesdays @ 1 p.m.  June 19 is Picture Day for the autograph book.  ALL OTHER CRAFT DAYS WILL BE MESSY; please dress your children accordingly.  Thank you.

Friday Events (for K - Grade 5)--Registration Required!

You will be allowed to register for 1 event.  Any remaining openings will be announced and filled on June 19.

June 21

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Lip Sync Battle
No singing chops?  No problem!  It's all action with this fun game.  Battle it out with other kids to see who will be the champ

June 28
1 - 3 p.m.

Under the Big Top
Come have a blast with some circus fun!  Make balloon animals, marshmallow clowns, and more!

July 5
1 - 3 p.m.

Book vs. Movie

Read How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell.  We'll watch the movie and discuss what we liked most about each.



July 12
1 - 3 p.m.

Special Effects

Hands-on special effects make-up and costuming!  Get some great ideas for Halloween or your next cosplay event.

July 19
1 - 3 p.m.

Let's Make a Deal!

Come try your luck at this classic TV game show.  You could win a fun prize, but you also might get zonked!


PRIZE PARTY!!--Thursday, July 25 from 6 - 8 PM

Swim party at the city pool at Donor Park.  Enjoy some cheese pizza & see if you won a prize!   Registration requested for this event by July 22.

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