Summer Reading 2020 Extended to August 31st at the Boca Raton Public Library

As parents, we all know how important summer learning is. There will be no “summer slide” in my house! Luckily, Modern Boca Dad and Mayor, Scott Singer, agrees. He recently issued a proclamation declaring that June 1 through August 31 will be designated as Summer Reading 2020! This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” Residents are also welcome to participate in the over 100 programs and classes for all ages at the Boca Raton Public Library (BRPL). I can definitely appreciate some free summer fun!

Imagine Your Story

Sponsored by the Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library, this year we’re still kicking off our popular Summer Reading program with lots of virtual fun! Join us to Imagine Your Story, a theme that celebrates fairy tales and mythology. Of course, we’d love for you to read anything that fires up your imagination. Register now for the chance to win great prizes at the end of the summer!

Babies through Grade 5: Sign up online and log the minutes you read over the summer to receive reading certificates that can be redeemed for special prizes when the library buildings re-open. For 9 hours of reading, get fairy tale finger puppets. When you read for 15 hours, you’ll receive a squishy toy!
Grades 6-12: Sign up online and log the minutes you read over the summer. You’ll have the chance to win gift cards from Amazon, Chick-fil-A, GameStop, iTunes and more!
Adults: Log the number of books you read online for the chance to win an Amazon or Barnes & Noble gift card at the end of the summer!
Prevent the “Summer Slide”

Public libraries play a critical role in providing a bridge for academic skills for students over the summer months. This is to help prevent the “summer slide,” during which students may lose educational achievements made over the previous school year. To combat this, the Boca Raton Public Library is presenting an exciting summer of educational initiatives!

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The Boca Raton Public Library is a place of learning and discovery for residents of all ages. Adults are also encouraged to participate in Summer Reading to set a good example for their Boca kids. Reading helps adults improve memory, learn new things and enhance well being. We can all use that, right?

Get your kids signed up today, Boca moms! We all need something to do when it’s raining outside, right?

Sign up for 2020 Summer Reading through the Boca Raton Public Library website at or visit the Downtown or Spanish River Library.