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Programs for Adults


Retro Summer Reading Challenge

Through Sunday August 31, 2014 at all Brookline libraries

The Brookline Library Summer Reading Challenge is open to ADULTS and TEENS (7th grade and up) who live, work, or go to school in Brookline.READ WIDELY! SHARE FAVORITES! WIN PRIZES!


  1. REGISTER at http://readsinma.org/brookline/ to let us know you’ll be tracking your reading over the summer. You can also pick a paper registration form at the Reference Desk at the Main Library.
  2. LOG YOUR TIME. Over the summer, log in and record your time spent reading in increments of 15 minutes.

Post your comments, including everything from six word reviews, top ten lists, and extended reviews at brksummer14.tumblr.com/submit

Log in with your email address to send in a comment, list, or favorite quote. Paper forms are also available (you can print out a form here.)


Yes, there will be prizes! If you participate in our summer reading challenge, you will be eligible to win a registration prize, a weekly drawing for gift certificates to local businesses and eateries, and one of our five raffle grand prizes: a Brookline favorites prize bag.

REMEMBER: Any reading counts, including reading novels, nonfiction, comics, magazines, newspapers, online or listening to audiobooks.

For the full details, visit our official Retro Summer Reading Challenge site HERE.