Summer Reading Programs


Unlock your summer adventure with a library card! Click on a library below!

Also gain access to free cultural passes to exciting places like the Butterfly Pavilion, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and Dinosaur Ridge.

¡Desbloquea tu aventura de verano con una tarjeta de biblioteca! ¡Haz clic en una biblioteca a continuación!

También obtén acceso a pases culturales gratuitos a lugares emocionantes como el Butterfly Pavilion, los Jardines Botánicos de Denver, el Museo de Naturaleza y Ciencia de Denver, y Dinosaur Ridge.

Aurora Public Library

June 1-August 3

Begin your adventure!

  • Grab your free book, while supplies last, when you register for Summer of Imagination.
  • Registration begins Saturday, June 1.
  • Learn more here

Arapahoe Libraries

  • Starting June 1, visit your favorite Arapahoe Libraries location to pick up your Summer Reading passport, choose a free book*, and set out on a new adventure.
  • Complete nine passport activities to get your passport stamped at the library and claim your Summer Reading pin.
  • Once you have nine stamps in your passport, fill out the prize drawing entry page towards the back of the passport and enter to win at the library.
  • Find events and activities at the library and online all summer long! 

*while supplies last


Denver Public Library

The Denver Public Library's Summer of Adventure program encourages youth from birth to 12th grade to READ, MAKE, and EXPLORE both independently and inside the library.

  • We provide opportunities for informal learning and activities throughout the summer months to foster academic and social-emotional growth. 
  • We have NEW prizes, events, and ways to participate. The Denver Public Library is ready to help you meet experts, learn new skills, and find amazing new reading ways.
  • June 1st-August 10th for youth of all ages and abilities.

You can register online or visit your local Denver Public Library branch.

  • You’ll get a printed Adventure Guide to inspire reading, making, and exploring all summer and a registration prize. 
  • NEW! This year, collect 5 prizes and earn a VIP ticket to the first-ever city-wide Completion Party at the Denver Zoo.