Kids, Keep Your Minds Active During Summer by Joining My Reading Club

State Representative Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) is offering a program to keep children intellectually engaged over summer vacation. The Summer Reading Club offers children in kindergarten through 5th grade the opportunity to keep their minds active during summer vacation, while also providing the chance to have some fun for participating. Participation brochures are available Jesiel’s District Office in Gurnee.

“I believe in the power of reading and encourage every child to read every day,” Jesiel said. “Reading exposes children to the world and helps develop their imagination and reasoning.”

To be a member of Rep. Jesiel’s Summer Reading Club, children are asked to read eight books (books over 150 pages count for two) between the time school ends and the program deadline of July 25. Children who achieve this goal will be invited to join their fellow classmates and Jesiel at an ice cream social in August that will offer games and prizes. This program can also be done in conjunction with any program already in existence at a child’s school, or offered through the public library in their community.

Please return the completed form to Representative Jesiel’s office by July 25 in order to qualify.

If a child did not receive a Summer Reading Club brochure from their school or library, brochures are available at Jesiel’s office in the Warren Township Center, 17801 W. Washington Street in Gurnee. For additional information, contact her office at 847-855-8600.