Summer Reading

Program Information

Join the Boise Public Library from May 20 – August 15 for this year’s summer reading program! The theme for 2023 is “All Together Now” and, in keeping with the theme, we invite everyone to participate – from children to adults. Earn prizes as you complete your reading log:

  • Sign up - Get a book!
  • 25 days - 2nd book
  • 50 days - Pick a prize!
  • 75 days - 3rd book

How to Register and Participate

Registration opens on May 20, at the Summer Reading & Learning Celebration, all Library locations, and online on Beanstack. We will have options to track your reading online on Beanstack or on paper reading logs.

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Boise Public Library, in partnership with Ada Community Library, is hosting our 2nd annual Summer Reading & Learning Celebration to showcase the variety of programs available for youth throughout Boise. Entertainment for the event will include storytelling, music, scavenger hunts, door prizes, and more. Come down to JUMP to have some fun and sign up for Summer Reading!

  • Date of Event: Saturday, May 20
  • Location: JUMP, Jack’s Urban Meeting Place
  • Time of Event: 10 am - 2 p.m.

Summer Reading Kickoff Parties

Each Boise Public Library location will be hosting their own party to kickoff the start of Summer Reading (activities will vary by location). Don’t forget to pick up your first Prize Book just for signing up!

Thursday, May 25, 2023:

Reading Recommendations

Need some help figuring out what to read? We're happy to help! Visit our Recommendations and For You webpages for inspiration, or reach out to us at or 208-972-8255. 

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Phone: (208) 972-8200
Renewal by Phone: (208) 972-8980
TTY: 1-800-377-3529

Library Director:  Jessica Dorr

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