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Summer Challenge LogoSummer Challenge for Adults: June 1 – July 31

Ages 0-100+. North Aurora, take the summer challenge to read and participate in fun activities! Everyone is invited to join the fun and earn prizes with challenges for every age. Track your Summer Challenge participation in either a paper log available at the Adult and Youth Service Desks log or through our online form.

Log 5 items to complete each level. You can log: books (eBook or print book), audiobooks (eAudio or CD), movies, television shows (one box per season), magazines, or library programs you have attended. Prizes are awarded at levels 1, 3, and 5. The last day to log is July 31, online or in person. Then make sure to join us August 10 at 11:00 am for our all ages Foam Party! Come prepared to be wet as you play around in this fun foam.

NEW! Summer Challenge Bingo

Work together with your family or friends to complete the Summer Challenge Bingo. Earn a ticket to the grand prize drawings for every Bingo you finish. There will be six names drawn for the grand prize. Participate on your own, with family, or with your friends to explore North Aurora, discover everything the library offers, and work to renew the planet together. Pick up a bingo card at either the Adult or Youth Services Desks. One card per household.

Grand prize winners will receive their choice of one of the following group or family passes:
Adler Planetarium
Art Institute of Chicago
Brookfield Zoo
DuPage Children’s Museum
Field Museum
Morton Arboretum
Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium

adult services department

In addition to support for basic library services, the Adult Services Department offers a wide variety of programming intended to give adults of all ages in our community creative and social outlets. Whether you are looking for a nature walk, a way to print your documents, or a knitting group, Adult Services has you covered!

Basic Library Services:

  • Assistance with research questions by experienced library staff
  • One-on-one appointments for instruction on library use, internet use, database searching, and more
  • Recommendations for leisure reading
  • Interlibrary loaning of books, films and videos, audiobooks, and CDs
  • Help using the library’s computers or business center
  • Help dowloading apps to read/listen to digital books
  • Book discussion groups

Programming Topics

  • Animal interactions
  • Art classes
  • Comedy
  • Community safety and resources, often in conjunction with local and state agencies
  • Cooking, food preparation, and food history
  • Escape rooms, mystery nights, game nights
  • Genealogy and history
  • Music performances
  • Nature (often in conjunction with the Kane County Forest Preserve)
  • Navigating Medicare
  • Physical/mental health and self care
  • Specific programs for seniors


  • Drop-in fiber arts opportunities
  • Check Out IPO: Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Library Partner Program
  • Explore More Illinois
  • Kindness Hats
  • Library Road Trip
  • Museum Adventure Pass
  • Music @ Messenger
  • Tiny Art Show
  • Seed Library
  • Summer/Winter Reading

Have questions? You are welcome to email us at


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