Summer Reading

Iowa City Community School District Teacher Librarians & PBS - Summer Reading Adventures

ICCSD Summer Reading lists!

Summer Reading Programs

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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.

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!

Weber Elementary Library Summer Hours

The Weber Elementary Library will be open Wednesday mornings from 10am-noon for all of June and July. Check with Ms. Dickson for more details!

Horn Elementary Library Summer Hours - Note Time Change!

The Horn Elementary Library will be open Wednesday afternoons from 1pm-3pm starting on June 11th. Check the Horn website for any schedule changes!

Hills Elementary Summer Reading Program

Every Wednesday morning between June 12th and August 5th, students are invited to the Hills Community Center for Summer Reading Programming. Our library will be closed for construction, but books will be available for reading on site.

9:15-10:00 PreK-2nd grade programming

10:15-11:00 3rd-6th grade programming

Junior High and High School Summer Reading Program

For the second year in a row, all of the secondary libraries in ICCSD will be hosting a Summer Reading Program!

At the end of the year, students will be invited to checkout an entire bag of books for reading over the summer months. The libraries will all be open two dates over the summer to allow students to return and check out more books!

Students can visit any of the open libraries on Thursday, June 26th and Thursday July 24th from 2pm-5pm! Current 6th graders encouraged to attend!

Online Learning and Fun

Summer Keyboarding Practice!

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


Are you interested in creating your own video games or the next big app?

Get the basics with these fun games! Each of these games teaches you problem solving skills and basic concepts of coding - most with visual buttons instead of complex coding languages. Better yet, they are all FREE!

For the Computer:

For iPhone or iPad:

Have a great summer!

Resources compiled by Teacher Librarians in the Iowa City Community School District, 2015.