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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Ages 0 - 5 years old

Help your child prepare for kindergarten by participating in this self-paced program. Decide when and how long to read to your child, and receive reading incentives along the way.

Adult Reading Program at Elk Grove Village Library

Adult Reading Program

Ages 14 and up

Only Murders in the Library

Adults in high school and older, participate in our annual reading programs for a chance to receive special giveaways, a program t-shirt, and other fabulous prizes. Summer reading begins in June and winter reading starts in January.

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

Grades 4 and 5

Open to 4th and 5th graders and homeschoolers, Battle of the Books brings teams of participants together to demonstrate reading comprehension of books read from a standard book list.

Youth Services Reading Program

Youth Reading Program

Birth to grade 8

Time to Read Through Time

Infants and children of all ages who sign up for our summer reading program in June have a chance to earn prizes by reading books (with the help of a parent or guardian if needed).