Summer Reading 2018


Libraries Rock! from May 25th-July 31st. We hope you'll join us for Summer Reading 2018!

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There will be a lot of weekly programs and activities for various ages which you can learn more about on our Summer Reading Events page.

Here's the scoop on this year's program:


For kids 11 years of age and under:


  • -Read 6 books at your reading level to receive a Summer Reading t-shirt and a prize out of the prize cabinet. Keep track of your progress on the Reading Log. Kids can earn an extra prize for every 6 books they read OR earn an extra ticket to try and win the alien.

  • -Kids can earn extra prizes (up to 5 more from the cabinet) by working on the Library Bingo card.

  • -The Reading Log and/or Library Bingo card must be turned in by July 31st to receive any prizes.

  • For anyone 12 years of age and up (including adults):


  • A t-shirt is not guaranteed for those over 12 years of age. If you want a t-shirt, you MUST select this option when you first register for Summer Reading.

  • -Read 4 books at your reading level. You'll receive a ticket when you turn in your Reading Log.

  • -There will be several bigger prizes (like T-Bone tickets for 4) and prize baskets available. You'll select which one you'd like to put your ticket towards winning.

  • -You can earn extra tickets to apply towards winning a prize (up to 5 times) by working on the Library Bingo card.

  • -The Reading Log and/or Library Bingo card must be turned in by July 31st to get your tickets to apply towards winning prizes.

Win an Alien with Reading!

Each time you check out a book (once per day), you get a chance at taking this oversized alien home with you. Any age can participate. Winner will be drawn at the end of Summer Reading.

Alien Giveaway

Download the Reading Log

Get a Library Bingo Card



Questions? Contact Nicole Oelschlaeger at oelschlaegern@linwoodlibrary.org or 913-301-3686.

Library Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays
  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays

19649 Linwood Rd.
(913) 301-3686

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