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Winter Reading Club


There's "Snow Better Time to Read" than winter! Pre-register online for our Winter Reading Club at  If you've used Beanstack before, your user name and information will still be in the system from the previous Reading Club.

Winter Reading Clubs for kids, teens and adults begin on December 21, the first day of winter. Registration is open now.


Tracking online is convenient, but if you love having a paper log to track your reading, they will be available in a box to the left of the building dropbox beginning December 21. A printable PDF is available for download by clicking here.

Adults, for every 10 days that you read for 20 minutes or more, you will earn a ticket to enter into a prize drawing. You can earn up to 4 tickets. The prizes, generously donated by the Friends of the Library, will be gift cards to these Park Ridge businesses:

  • Harp & Fiddle;

  • Beer on the Wall/Off the Wall Cafe;

  • Sweet & Tart Dessert and Cocktail Bar;

  • 2 Sisters Boutique; and

  • Edie Boutique.

Teens and children who read 20 days between December 21 and February 28 will win a prize book and a ticket for a chance to win a bonus prize.

  • Kids can win one of three $25 Target gift cards.

  • Teens can win either a $25 Amazon gift card, a $25 Starbucks gift card or a $25 Target gift card!

Keep reading for 20 more days to collect another ticket for a chance to win! Prize books are generously provided by the Friends of the Park Ridge Library.

Like last year, you can use Beanstack to register online and track your progress. Create a free account for yourself or your whole family. For added convenience, download the Beanstack mobile app for Apple or Android devices to help record your progress wherever you might be found reading.

If you aren't able to register online, please give us a call and we can register you over the phone:

Kids & Teens: 847-825-4527 or email

Adults: 847-720-3280 or email