Our Summer Challenge encourages kids to keep reading and learning all summer long with free activities, programs, and incentives. With activities designed especially for early learners, students entering grades K-5, and tweens and teens, there’s something for everyone at the library this summer!

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Summer Challenge 2020: Imagine Your Story

  • Read for at least 15 minutes every day during the summer.
  • Complete 5 or more logbook activities, including scavenger hunts, math challenges & more at fletcherfree.org
  • Participate in live virtual library programming at fletcherfree.org, and watch original video content at FFL Kids on YouTube 
  • Chat with library staff at Burlington meal sites: Franklin Square, Riverside, South Meadows & more
  • Have fun!

Registration begins June 15th and continues through August 21st.

View summer programs & events on our calendar.

Required summer reading for Burlington middle school students: 

Edmunds rising 6th, 7th & 8th graders:

Read & Write!

  • Read a book, then write to your teacher using the provided stationery and stamped envelope.
  • Visit the EMS Library website for more reading resources.


Hunt rising 6th graders:

Up to three books total.

Hunt rising 7th graders:

Read two books (at your level) of your choice.

Hunt rising 8th graders:

Read 30 minutes a day, 5 times a week with 2 weeks off. 

  • Keep track the days you read on the calendar in your packet.
  • Keep track of the books you read on the table in your packet.

Summer Reading Blogs:

Hunt 6th Graders (use class code 14i9cb)


The Library is closed to the public until we are able to reopen.