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Fizz Boom Read was a success!

Our summer reading program "Fizz Boom Read!" for kids birth through grade 6 featured motivating prizes and amazing science programs, inspiring reading and viewing choices, video games, gerbil grams, storytimes, drop-in fun and more all summer long.


Now that summer reading is over, try...


Search for Oak Park’s recommended Reading lists.  Parents set up challenges for their children, who read and accomplish related activities to earn prizes set by each family.


Download a reading log and keep track of how many books are read. Visit the local store after reading 8 books to choose a free book.

Reading is Fundamental

Find activity calendars and reading ideas.


In Reading Under the Stars, kids log their reading, take challenges to earn rewards and work with thousands of other kids to set a world reading record.

Discovery kits

Want some extra science fun this summer? Try our new Discovery Kits, which are science-based activities for preschoolers through tweens and can be checked out for one week at a time. The backpacks are located at all three locations and have fun themes like colors, dinosaurs and owl pellet dissection. 
Thanks to the Friends of the Oak Park Public Library for their generous support of 2014's Fizz Boom Read summer reading program.