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2010 Summer Reading Programs

We have lots of programs and activities going on at the Library this summer!  From balloon artists and magicians to sand castles and mad scientists--there's something for everyone!  Click here for dates and a full schedule of programs.


Summer Reading Clubs:

Note to all reading club participants: The reading weeks run from Monday to Sunday.  Turn in your reading logs starting on Monday of the next week to earn Book Bucks. 

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Read-to-Me Reading Club

(For children ages Birth to Kindergarten)

Read 5 books from the Grimes Public Library per week with an adult or older sibling and you'll earn 2 Book Bucks each week. 

Bring in your Book Books anytime to spend at the Library Loot Store.


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Read-on-My-Own Reading Club

(For students in 1st through 6th grade)


Read at least 60 minutes per week from books checked out from the Grimes Public Library and earn 2 Book Bucks each week. 

Bring in your Book Books anytime to spend at the Library Loot Store.



"Make Waves" Teen Reading Club

(For students starting 7th grade through High School)

Tweens and teens read a variety of materials and earn points based on the number of pages read.  The more points you earn, the more prizes you get!   If you earn over 1500 points your name will be entered in the Grand Prize drawing for a $25 gift card.  Visit the library to sign up and get all the details.

Teen Tuesdays @ the Library: Come to the library every Tuesday from 2-4 pm for time with friends, a snack, and different activities every week.  Visit the teen page for more details.


Thank you to the generous sponsors of the of the Grimes Public Library's Summer Reading Program!:

Philanthropist Level Sponsors:

Click on the logo to visit their website.

Cargill logo
Target logo

 McDonald's logo
 Total family eyecare
Midwest Construction logo

Cover's Construction
Dallas Center, Iowa


Benefactor Level Sponsors:

Click on the name to visit their website.

Heartland Heating & Cooling, LLC

Grove & Platt Dental Associates, PLC

Charter Bank

Godfather's Pizza at Grimes Plaza


Friend Level Sponsors:

Grimes Massage Therapy & Skin Care

Brick's Cafe

Air Free Duct Cleaning


Patron Level Sponsors:

Petersen & Petersen Agency, Inc.

Shear Expressions


In-Kind Supporters:

Casey's General Store

Blank Park Zoo

YMCA of Grimes

Texas Roadhouse