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“Come with me,' Mom says. To the library. Books and summertime go together.” ― Lisa Schroeder, Children’s & Young Adult Author

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436 kids, teens, and adults read to their own beat during the 2015 Summer Reading Program. 2,593 summer readers of all ages registered at the Summer Reading Kick-Off Festival, successfully launching the summer reading season. An amazing 40,875 books were logged in over the course of the program. With 25 music-themed programs to coordinate with this year’s theme, 1,423 patrons “boogied to the beat” throughout the summer. Additionally, 259 volunteers assisted with summer programs. Ride & Read, S.T.A.R., and Special Event volunteers clocked in over 2,080 hours. Congratulations to the devoted readers and dedicated volunteers who made 2015 such a finger-snapping, toe-tapping success.

In Appreciation

Read to the Rhythm
2015 Summer Reading Sponsors

Many local businesses support the Library’s Summer Reading program each year through the donation of prizes and gifts-in-kind, providing thousands of fun prizes for eager readers. Special thanks to the following 2015 Read to the Rhythm Summer Reading Program Sponsors: Auntie Anne’s, Bravo! Cucina Italiana, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago Philharmonic, Chipotle Mexican Grill, College Nannies & Tutors Glenview, Corner Bakery Café, The Curragh Irish Pub and Restaurant, Dunkin’ Donuts, Family Video Glenview, FlavorPot, Friends of the Glenview Library, Glenview Dairy Bar, Glenview Park District, Goode & Fresh Pizza Bakery, Grandpa’s Place, Gusto Italiano Restaurant, Hackney’s on Lake, Harrison’s Poultry Farm, Heinen’s Grocery Store, Illinois Railway Museum, Image Specialties of Glenview, Inc., Jason’s Deli, Johnny’s Kitchen & Tap, La Mode Nails, Learning Express, Marco’s Pizza Glenview, Mariano’s Fresh Market, McDonald’s, Meatheads Burgers & Fries, Michaels, Noodles & Company, Oil Lamp Theater, The Orion Ensemble, Pinstripes, Pump It Up, Ravinia Festival, The Rock House, Steak ‘n Shake, SUBWAY, Ted’s Montana Grill, Terra Sounds School of Music & Arts, Usborne Books & More, Viccino’s Pizza Company, Wildfire Glenview.
Additionally, our appreciation is extended to Heinen’s Grocery Store for their generous support of the Read to the Rhythm Adult Performance Series.

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