Toulon Public Library District

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Youth Programs

Call the library at 309-286-5791 for more details. Children’s Librarian: Linda Raineri

 Toulon Public Library District


Summer Reading Weekly Programs


Kickoff- Friday, June 2nd at 4-6pm

Kickoff- Jim Gibbons Story Teller 4-5pm

Serving lite snack at 5:00-5:30pm

Info on Summer Reading 5:30-5:45pm

Clean-up 5:45-6:00pm


Week 1: June 5th-9th

Free Movie- June 6th 1pm

Free Craft- June 7th 11am-1pm

YA craft- 3pm


Week 2: June 12th-16th

Free Movie- June 13th

Free Craft- June 14th 11am-1pm

YA Craft- June 16th 3pm



Week 3: 19th-23rd

Free Movie – June 20th 1pm

Free Craft- June 21st 11am-1pm

Forest Park Nature Center- June 22nd 11am

YA Craft June 23rd 3pm


 Week 4: 26th-30th

Free Movie- June 27th 1pm

Free Craft- 11am-1pm

YA Craft-3pm


Week 5: July 3rd-7th


Free Movie- July 5th

Final Party Must Finish Program to Attend- July 7th 11am-3pm

Any questions call 309-286-5791

This program is partially funded by the Sun Foundation, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.




Read By Design!


2017 Summer Reading Program Rules for Ages 0-12

This summer reading program is partially funded by the Sun Foundation for

Advancement in Environmental Sciences and Arts, The Illinois Arts

Council, a state agency.


 In order to better understand the Children’s Summer Reading Program,

please read the following:


 Take time “Read By Design”

Ages 0-5 – 20 Mins. Per box finish each week for prize

Ages 6-9 – 30 Mins. Per box finish each week for prize

Ages 10-12 – 60 Mins. Per box finish each week for prize


This five week program is filled with reading, crafts, games, prizes, and free programs!


Reading Requirements - For every child that meets the reading requirements

will be able to attend the final party and make Forest Friend. You must have all reading logs turned in by July 5th.

To be eligible for any prizes during the Summer Reading Program, all overdue

books must be returned and any outstanding fines must be paid!


The program runs June 2nd through July 5th final party July 7th 


You must have a valid library card, and you must use your own card to check out



Weekly drawings for trivia questions for each age group don’t miss out!


 If you have any questions, don’t be afraid to ask!


Linda Raineri

Children’s Librarian

Toulon Public Library