Summer Reading and Writing Programs for Children and Adults

Bradley University, Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program as a community service to families on campus. Since 2003, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading. The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction

Location.  All classes are held on the campus of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. 

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Parking.  During the summer months, campus parking is open and free to the public.

Program DetailsFor program information, locations, and schedules in your area, select a program level below. The summer reading programs are available on campus and other locations throughout the area.

4-Year-Olds and Entering Kindergartners

Entering 1st Graders

Entering 2nd Graders


Entering 3rd Graders


Entering 4th Graders


Entering 5th Graders


Entering 6th - 8th Graders

Entering 9th - 11th Graders

Entering 12th Graders, College Students, and Adults

For more information, call the Institute of Reading Development at (800) 964-8888:

7 am- 9 pm Monday- Friday
7 am- 6 pm Saturday
9 am- 5 pm Sunday