Adult Summer Reading

Share Your Story at the Boston Public Library this summer! Boston Public Library Share Your Story 2020 Adult Summer Reading

Adult summer reading runs from June 1 to August 31

Download a bingo card that you can fill in on your computer:

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Share Your Library Story

As soon as you print your Bingo Card make sure that you submit your contact information here so we know that you’re participating.

Then, fill in your Bingo Card with what you read, did, or discovered between Monday, June 1, 2020, and Monday, August 31, 2020. When you have filled in at least one line of five squares, you can upload your card digitally here or email it to anytime before midnight on Monday, August 31. If you are unable to submit your card digitally, drop it off at any open BPL location between Monday, August 17 and Monday, August 31. All are welcome to participate, but only Boston Public Library cardholders (including eCards) ages 18 and up are
eligible to win a prize. If you do not have a library card, you can sign up here.

Please Note:

  • Only one card per person.
  • Book titles may only be used once per card.
  • For readers ages 18 and older.
  • Winners must pick up their prizes from a BPL location.



Submit your contact information here immediately to enter a drawing for a $20 gift card to your choice of local independent bookstore.


Turn in your bingo card with a completed horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line to enter a drawing for a $200 gift card to your choice of local independent restaurant or grocery store. You will receive one entry per completed line, up to twelve entries for a completely filled out card. You may submit your card multiple times to record your ongoing progress.

Other Resources

You can try out Shelf-Service via―answer a few questions and our Reader’s Advisory team will create a list of book recommendations just for you. 

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