Reading Patch Club

The Reading Patch Club is an exciting year-round reading program especially for kids in preschool through 8th grade.

patchThree- to five-year-olds can earn four colorful patches by reading 50 books. Stop by the Youth Services Desk to pick up a Preschool Reading Patch Club log or download yours and print it at home. Select titles from our Good Books for 4-5 year-olds, or ask a librarian for recommendations. Return to the Library after reading 5, then 10, then 15, and then 20 books to receive your patches.

reading patchesStudents in kindergarten through 8th grade can earn patches for reading ten books in a genre. Check out the current Reading Patch Club genres (and the patches, too!)...

  • Adventure
  • Animals
  • Award winners
  • Biography
  • Folktales
  • Graphic novels 
  • History
  • Humor
  • Mystery
  • Reader's choice
  • Scary stories
  • School stories
  • Science
  • Science fiction
  • Sports
  • Transportation
  • Voice of Youth Award

Stop by the Youth Services Department to pick up a log or download the log and print it at home or school. Then, when you've finished reading ten books in a genre, bring your completed log back to the Library to collect your patch!

For more information about the Reading Patch Club, contact Cathy Maassen at 847.324.3103 or by email.