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Paws to Read



 Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery

Triangle H Farm, LLC

First National Bank in Staunton

Specialty Stands

Bertels and Company Heating & Cooling

Balsters & Hinrichs, P.C.


1st MidAmerica Credit Union

Leonard F. Berg, Attorney

 Augustine Insurance

Bethalto Dairy Queen

Clark-Wiegand Financial Services

Alan J. Wickenhauser, D.M.D.

Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood River

Ms. Warner Henderson

Mr. Christopher Freeman

Get Logo'd Promotional Products

Action Cleaning Services, LLC


Airport Plaza Bowl

Bethalto Animal Clinic

Grizzlies Baseball Team

Marks Mortuary

The Mailbox Store

The Old Spaghetti Factory

St. Louis Cardinals

Village of Bethalto




Click on the links below for program information.



Program Registration Form
Click here for online registration for the whole reading program.


Online registrations to attend events
Click here for links to registration forms for each event.

Care and Feeding of the Summer Reading Program

Click here for the booklet with the rules and requirements.


Reading Tags

For tracking the books you read - you turn these in to complete the program and win prizes.Boy and Dog

          0-2 years old

          3-5 years old

          6-9 years old

          10-13 years old

          14-17 years old

          Adults (18 years old and up)


Schedule of Events  -  Click here to see a list of events

Attendance Incentive:

    • For children ages 0-17 years
    • Attend 5 to 9 events listed here and receive a $2.00 credit for overdue fines
    • Attend 10 or more events listed here and receive a $5.00 credit for overdue fines


Monthly Calendars


Prize Packages
Each Reading Tag is one entry into the drawings for the prize packages. Write the number of the prize you hope to win clearly on the Reading Tag.


          0-13 years old - prize numbers 1-40

          14 years old to Adults - prize numbers 41-68



Location & Hours

321 S. Prairie St.
Bethalto, IL 62010

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Mon-Thu: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-7pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 1pm-5pm

Holiday Closings:

January 1, 2015
April 5, 2015
May 24-25, 2015
July 4-5, 2015
September 6-7, 2015
November 26-27, 2015
December 24-25, 2015
"When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food."

—Deciderius Erasmus (1466?-1536) Dutch Renaissance scholar, theologian