Press ReleaseICPL’S Summer Reading Program Begins June 1

Get ready to explore A Universe of Stories, the theme for the Iowa City Public Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program.

This year’s program will be held June 1 through August 10, with pre-registration beginning May 13. Registration can be completed in-person at the Library, online at, on the Bookmobile or during ABC Saturday, formerly known as Children’s Day, on Saturday, June 1. ABC Saturday will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of the Summer of the Arts Festival.

June 8 is the first day participants can turn in game cards for prizes.

Participation is free and available for all ages, babies through adults. All registrants will receive a game card to track their progress in meeting summer reading goals. The game cards also include information for all Summer Reading Program activities, programs and events.

For more information about A Universe of Stories, visit or call the Library at 319-356-5200.