Jerseyville Public Library

Preschool Summer Reading Club

For Ages 3 - 5

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.

Entertainers for the Entire Family

Monday, June 17 @ 7 p.m. - Laughing Matters!!  Jay & Leslie Cady will tickle your funny bone with their "Flights of Fancy" show.

Monday, June 24 from 6 - 8 p.m. - BIG Truck Day @ the StoryWalk® @ Wock Lake

Monday, July 1 @ 7 p.m. - Circus Kaput  

Monday, July 8 - NO PROGRAM

Monday, July 15 @ 7 p.m. - The Celia and Little Celia Show!  A one-of-a-kind musical puppetry experience.  (Best suited for Pre-K to Grade 3)

Monday, July 22 @ 7 p.m. - Glen Foster!  Back by popular demand.  Glen is an amazing magician who has performed on the Disney Cruise Lines.

Friday Storytimes from 10 - 11 AM (for Infants, Toddlers, & Preschoolers up to age 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 - Big Truck Storytime 

blue circus tentJune 28 - Circus Storytime

July 5 - Music Storytime

July 12 - Kevan Atteberry Storytime

July 19 - Summer Storytime it's summer time.jpg

Arts & Crafts

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

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.