Jazz Up Your Summer - Adult Summer Reading

Summer Reading isn't just for kids anymore! Our Adult Summer Reading Program is back, and we've got an exciting summer planned. Get the chance to win some great prizes - all you have to do is read books!

It’s that easy! Print out a Jazz Up Your Summer Reading Log, or pick one up at the Reference Desk on the Second Floor starting June 2.

Read 5 books, log 36 hours or do a combination of reading and activities by August 1, and we’ll put your name in for one of the following fabulous prizes!

iPad Mini
For your eReading pleasure!

Dinner & a Show
$25 Gift Card to The Peppertree and two tickets to any Masterworks Concert at the Des Moines Symphony.

Wine Basket
Two bottles of Tassel Ridge Wine, gourmet crackers & cheese, and other goodies.


From Musical Mondays to an exciting presentation on the most haunted locations in Iowa, we also have a summer full of events and programs for adults to attend. Download the Jazz Up Your Summer Events Brochure or see our Events Calendar.