Kids' Winter Reading

Kids’ Winter Reading

Stomping, Chomping, Reading

Join in on the dinosaur fun! Learn facts about these magnificent beasts, paleontology, fossils, and the eras in which dinosaurs lived with our Winter Reading themed events.

Download a reading log!

Discover some Winter Reading suggestions from our Kids’ Library reading experts!


Read for 40 days to complete this winter’s program. Mark a leaf on the reading log for each day that you read. You can read for as long as you would like, and the days do not need to be in a row. All kinds of reading and listening count!

After 20 days of reading, you’re halfway done! Bring your log to the Kids’ Library to earn a swag bag and prize entry. Prize pick-up begins January 3.

After 40 days of reading, you’ve completed the program! Come to the Kids’ Library to receive your final prize. Your reading log must be received by February 28 to collect prizes.

Each child is allowed one reading log for the winter. Prizes are available to children, from birth through Grade 8, with an Elmhurst Public Library card or students who attend an Elmhurst school.

Please email to make any prize pick-up accommodations.