Summer Reading 2019

Summer Reading

Summer Reading Booklists, Resources & More


Jul 22nd | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
6SesOne7 is both honored and excited to have youth across the city participating in our "JeoparDMC" programming this summer. In…

New Format? No Problem!

Whether you're looking to fill your"Try a New Format" square in Book Bingo this summer or are just thinking about trying a new way to...

Enjoy Your Vacation and Pause Your Holds

Taking a trip this summer? Pause your active hold requests and save your place in the queue.

Reading Our Champions

What makes someone a champion? It's a very subjective and personal definition. While any of these books can be used to fill the...

What is Your Favorite Summer Activity?

What is Your Favorite Summer Activity?
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What is Your Favorite Summer Activity?

  • Going to the beach
  • Swimming
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Visiting Museums
  • Going to a theme park
  • Staying inside, where there is air conditioning
  • Travelling

Say Hello to Summer!

From classics to romances and everything in between, these novels just might inspire you to take a staycation on Cape Cod and the Islands.

Monuments of Boston's Champions

Want to learn more about Boston's monuments, and maybe cross off a square on your summer reading Book Bingo while you're at it? Read on!

Learn Something New!

It's never too late to learn something new. Whether you're participating in the Boston Public Library's summer reading Book Bingo or just...

Staff Recommended Reads: 10 Titles for Summer Reading

For our adult Summer Reading program, BPL staff have put together a list of their favorite Staff Picks between September 2018 and May...

Genrefy Me

Are you thinking of trying out a new kind of book this summer? Need to fill your "Read a New Genre" square in Book Bingo? Your friendly...

Books to Screen: 11 Titles Coming to TV and Theaters in 2019

These days many great books are getting turned into television shows and movies. Check one of these books out today to get a head start...

Summer Reading for Kids who can't read (yet)

Summer reading isn't only for big kids. The BPL has fun activities planned all summer for babies, toddlers, and preschool children.

Fourth of July Fiction

Enjoy the summer with one of these great books that take place during the Fourth of July! Whether you prefer a casual beachy read or a...

Borrow a Museum Pass Today!

You can borrow a free or discounted pass to many of the museums in Boston with your library card. Explore museums this summer with the…

Where to Talk about Books Online

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25 Award Winning Reads for Summer 2019

Need to fill your "Award Winner" square in the Boston Public Library's 2019 Adult Summer Reading Bingo Game? Pick up one of these...
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