Join the 2023 Summer Reading Program: Find Your Voice!

June 1 to July 31

For All Ages!

The Crystal Lake Public Library Summer Reading Program is for everyone! Read books and ebooks; listen to audiobooks; or listen as someone reads to you. Then record your reading minutes on a reading log (download the reading log below) or at  (online logging starts June 1), and earn chances to win prizes!

Everyone who completes the program will receive a book prize and a chance to win several other prizes donated by local businesses. This year’s grand prize is a “VIP Experience” from Julie Ann’s Frozen Custard in Crystal Lake (only participants who complete the Summer Reading Program are eligible to win the grand prize).*

As always, the Summer Reading Program is available to readers of all ages – kids, teens and adults. The program is open to residents of the city of Crystal Lake AND to students (and their families) who attend a school in the city of Crystal Lake.


Register Online

Register for the Summer Reading Program at Track your reading minutes online and win award badges along the way. As you progress, you can earn chances to win other exciting prizes.


Register in Person

Register for the Summer Reading Program at the Adult or Youth Services desks.

Record Your Reading Minutes:

Online at  (online logging starts June 1)
– or-
On a paper log (download the log below)

Download a Reading Log Here:

Click here to download the 2023 Summer Reading Program Log

Haga clic aquí para descargar el registro del programa de lectura de verano 2023

Watch CLPL’s 2023 Summer Reading Program promotional video!



*The winner of the “VIP Experience” provided by Julie Ann’s Frozen Custard will be photographed. Photos of the winner may be shared on social media, the library website or library newsletter.