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Summer Reading Program 2022

Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading 2022 at the Public Library of Brookline

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June 21 – August 12

Join the 2022 Summer Reading Program with the Public Library of Brookline! Explore the wide and wonderful world of reading this summer with exciting programs and fun prizes. The program is open to community members of all ages, from kids through adults. To participate, simply:

Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Kids, tweens, and teens can sign up through our online tracker, Beanstack, or by asking at any Library location. Registration is not required for adults. Preregistration begins June 11!

Kids: Log Your Reading!

Track your hours spent reading using your Beanstack account or a paper log (available at all our Library locations).

Tweens, Teens, and Adults: Visit the Library!

Visit any Public Library of Brookline location and check out at least one item. As an extra challenge, you may also track your hours spent reading using Beanstack or a paper log!

Redeem Your Activity for Prizes!

Show Library staff your reading log or check out an item to earn a spin on our prize wheel.


Kids can read for 20 hours and earn our exclusive Summer Reading Kit! For every five hours of reading, kids can earn additional spins on our prize wheel.


Tweens and Teens can earn a spin on our prize wheel for checking out items from the Library. Limit of one spin per person per day.

Prizes for tweens and teens include:

  • buttons
  • ideaSPACE vouchers
  • candy
  • a book
  • one raffle ticket for our grand prize raffle of gift cards to local businesses, including the Brookline Booksmith!

Adults can participate in the program every time they visit the Library and check out an item- no registration required! Limit of one spin on the prize wheel per person per day.

Prizes for adults include:

  • bookmarks
  • buttons
  • ideaSPACE vouchers
  • $1 vouchers to the Friends of the Brookline Library Book Sale (many of the books cost $1 or less)!
  • one raffle ticket for our grand prize raffle of gift cards to local businesses

Visit our events calendar to discover all the summer programming we have in store! To sign up for text updates on all of our summer programming, including program cancellations, text “@brksummer” to 81010.

Looking for information on the Public Schools of Brookline’s Summer Reading program? Check out the school summer reading lists!

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Brookline Public Library, the Library Trustees, the Brookline Booksmith, Brothers & Sisters Cafe, Serenade Chocolatier, and Eureka Puzzles & Games.