Summer reading isn't just for kids anymore!

Our Summer Challenge encourages people of all ages to keep reading and learning all summer long with free activities, programs, and fun! 

Summer Challenge 2021: Tails & Tales

How does it work?

  • Read for at least 15 minutes every day during the summer.
  • Challenge yourself to earn 10 badges by reading, writing, and completing fun activities.
  • Visit the library to check out materials and for outdoor events.
  • Participate in programs on the library lawn, live virtual programming at, and watch original video content at FFL Kids on YouTube.
  • Meet with library staff for activities and t-shirts (while they last) at Burlington parks and meal sites.
  • Have fun!

View summer programs & events on our calendar.

Required summer reading for Burlington middle school students: 

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

Read & Write!

Hunt rising 6th graders:

Read & Write!

Hunt rising 7th & 8th graders:

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


Helpful Links:

Still have questions?

Check out our FAQs, our Summer Flier (pdf) and Summer Challenge presentation (ppt) (pdf

In-person Early Learner Programs are on pause through Feb 12.