Summer of Learning
This year, the theme of the Summer of Learning is “Explore Your World!” and we’ll be featuring lots of librarian-led Citizen/Community Science Bug Safari programs, with the goal of getting kids outside, exploring nature and contributing to meaningful science research.
Explore Your World!
About Summer of Learning
We have offered summer reading and learning programs for Seattle youth since 1919. Summer of Learning at the Library provides youth educational programs, fun activities and more. The program runs from June 24 through Sept. 6.
Summer of Learning for Early Learners
Take the Summer Reading Challenge with your little ones and check out activities and tips for developing early learning skills and getting ready for kindergarten. The program runs from June 24 through Sept. 6.
Summer of Learning for Kids
We offer hundreds of free learning programs, a Summer Action Guide filled with fun games, puzzles and activities for summer, free book giveaways and more, all summer long! The program runs from June 24 through Sept. 6.
Teen Book Bingo
Every summer we play Teen Book Bingo! Download or pick up a Teen Book Bingo card at your local library. The program runs from June 15 through Sept. 8.
Adult Book Bingo
Every summer we partner with Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) to create a Summer Book Bingo card for adults. If you achieve bingo or blackout, you will be entered to win fabulous prizes!
About the Artists
The Library and two local artists, Barry Johnson and Yessica Marquez, collaborated on artwork for the Summer of Learning.
Summer of Learning Past Years
Our 2018 Summer of Learning theme was Make a Splash! Adventures with Water.