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Summer of Discovery

June 1 – July 31

Community Goal read 2,000,000 minutes!

Sign up with our app Beanstack or come to any library location to get a log and track your reading minutes.

Incentives

  • Pre-readers, kids and teens get a free book at registration.
  • Adults that register get a journal.
  • All registrants will get a can of Good Crisps!
  • All finishers will receive a coupon for a free ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery! In addition, finishers can choose either a free entry to a City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Facility or a free entry to Gateway Fun Park.

Track your reading using

  • Beanstack
  • Paper logs are available at all locations, in our program booklet or print it from our website.

Printable Logs

Rules

  • Audiobooks, magazines, graphic novels, anything counts!

Goals for readers of all ages

Reader levelSign Up PrizeComplete
Pre-readersBook & Good Crisps20 activities
KidsBook & Good Crisps60 minutes a week for a total of 480 minutes and 4 activities
TeensBook & Good Crisps100 minutes a week for a total of 800 minutes and 3 activities
AdultsJournal & Good Crisps100 minutes a week for a total of 800 minutes and 3 activities

All finishers will receive a coupon for a free ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery! In addition, finishers can choose either a free entry to a City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Facility or a free entry to Gateway Fun Park.

*Prizes available while supplies last.

Summer of Discovery Programs

Summer Reading Suggestions

Staff Booklists for Kids
Booklists created by our very own youth services staff. Covers everything from Read-Alouds, mermaids, pirates, horse stories, funny books to anti-racism and many suggestions in between.

Teen Picks
Book picked for teens by teens.

Staff Picks for Adults

Thanks to our Summer of Discovery Sponsors

Boulder Library Foundation Join us Today
The Good Crisps Company logo
Boulder Parks & Recreation
Gateway park fun center logo
Coldstone Creamery logo

Contributing Illustrations by Johnny Draco