Summer Reading

Iowa City Community School District Teacher Librarians

2016 Summer Reading

ICCSD Summer Reading lists!

Looking for your next great summer read? Take a peek at these lists selected by your fabulous team of Teacher Librarians!

On your mark, get set.... READ!

Free Rides to the Iowa City Public Library!

Weekdays from 9am-3pm the Iowa city buses will give children and teens through 12th grade and adults that are with them a free bus ride if they show their library cards.

Then at the Iowa City Public Library they can get return bus passes. Learn more here.

Free rides to the Coralville Public Library!

Need a lift to the Coralville Public Library this summer? CPL and Coralville Transit will offer free bus rides to the library for children and teens (through 12th grade) plus any caregivers accompanying them. Riders must show her/his CPL library card when boarding the bus. Passes for the return trip will be available at the library.

Cedar Rapids Kernels Summer Reading Program!

Love baseball?

Love to read?

Then you'll love the CR Kernels Summer Reading Program!


Join over 3,500 kids in the corridor area in reading to win great prizes. You can download the reading scorecard here! Bring your completed card to the Kernels stadium to receive your prizes!

School Library Summer Hours


Some of our elementary school libraries will be open over the summer for checkout, return, and more!


  • Mann Elementary Library will be open 9:00 am – 12 noon, Mon – Thursday, from July 11 – August 11.
  • Horn Elementary Library will be open June 1st and July 20th from 10am to Noon.
  • Hills Elementary Library will be open Wednesdays from 10am-11am for checkout and program activities starting June 1st.



All junior high and high school libraries will all be open two dates over the summer to allow students to return and check out more books! Current 6th graders encouraged to visit their Junior Highs, and current 8th graders are encouraged to visit their High Schools!


  • Wednesday, June 22nd 2-5pm
  • Wednesday, July 27th 2-5pm

Summer Keyboarding Practice!

Keep those fingers flexing all summer long with some of these fun keyboarding games!

Digital Learning - Sources Galore!

Click the links below to find even MORE links to great learning from around the web!
Read - For the Win! iREAD Summer Reading PSA

Have a great summer!

Resources compiled by Teacher Librarians in the Iowa City Community School District, 2016.