Many libraries are about ready to launch local summer reading programs. The iREAD Summer Reading Program offered through the Illinois Library Association remains one of the best ways to engage young people in summer reading.
Secretary White, together with the Illinois State Board of Education, is also urging libraries to promote summer reading through the Find-a-Book website. The website provides quick and easy access to a list of books that will match a student’s reading level and interests, as well as the nearest libraries carrying each title. Read more about it.