2019 Summer Reading Program

This year’s summer reading program is themed It’s Showtime at Your Library! Online registration is open!

People who register online can then pick up materials at the library. Children will receive a reading log, calendar, and bookmark. Adult participants will receive a folder with detailed information about the Adult Summer Reading Program, which includes instructions and a schedule of events.


Youth Summer Reading Program

15 reading-based challenges and activities for each level

Weekly raffle tickets (5) awarded after the completion of each level. 

Raffle ticket for the grand prize drawing upon the completion of the program. 

Earn raffle tickets every time you visit the library (goes toward the weekly raffle)!


Level 1: Assortment of small toys 

Level 2:  Book 

Level 3: Coupon Pack

Level 4:  Ice Cream Bar 

Teen program (aged 12-18): Teens can participate in this summer’s reading program, too!  Each book read increases the chances to win larger weekly teen-only raffle prizes. Attend teen-only events in both June and July!  There is no need to register to participate.  Fill out a slip of paper for each book you read, writing 1 sentence about it. Each book increases your chances of winning a weekly teen-only prize.

All events are free and open to the public. Please contact Larisa Good at 309-734-3166 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

We would like to thank our sponsors for making this possible:

Dollar General, Kiwanis Club of Monmouth,  Friends of the Library, Beaton Inc. Burger King,  Peoria Chiefs, Peoria Rivermen, Monmouth Rotary Club, Midwest Bank of Monmouth,  Pizza Hut, Pzazz! Entertainment (Fun City), Security Savings Bank, Office Specialists of Galesburg Family Video of Monmouth, WQPT


Adult Summer Reading Program:

We are continuing the Adult Summer Reading Program this year! Patrons 19 years of age and older are eligible to participate in the Adult Summer Reading Program. Complete reading challenges, fill out a reading log, and attend programs to earn prizes and enter the biweekly raffle. Awards will be handed out for most books read, most programs attended, and more at the end of the program!

Upon registration, adult participants will received a folder with detailed information and all the materials necessary for the Adult Summer Reading Program.

Visit the library for more information, and register online now! You can also email Megan Horack (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), contact us on the Warren County Public Library District Facebook page, or call (309) 734-3166.

Thank you to all of our Adult Summer Reading Program partners: Warren County Friends of the Library & the University of Illinois Extension Office for Henderson, Knox, McDonough. Special thanks to our programmers and to the patrons of the Warren County Public Library District for donating their time and knowledge to our programming.