Summer Reading Program

Register for the 2024 Summer Reading Program: Adventure Begins at Brownell Library and celebrate another summer of exploration, creativity, and stories with your community! The fun starts on June 26th with the Big Blue Trunk, cotton candy, and face painting at our annual Summer Kick Off Party and extends through mid-August with a variety of programs that bring youth and families together. Some highlights that we are particularly excited about this year include the Community Walk to Mordor (log your miles at the library to see how far we can all walk together), our first ever Tie-Dye Party, a musical performance and Singalong with Busy Morning Duo, an opportunity for kids to test their reflexes during the Library Olympics, and so much more!  Be sure to check out our Summer Reading Brochures (linked below) and our Events Calendar for a full list of programs and descriptions. For teens in grades 6-12, we are also offering volunteer opportunities. Interested teens should Register to Volunteer to see a full list of opportunities and to sign up.

Once you register for the Summer Reading Progam, stop by the youth circulation desk to pick up your summer reading materials, including a reading log, or download a reading log linked below. Once school is out, you can report books read by bringing your reading log to the library during any hours we are open to the public. Physical books, e-books, magazines, graphic novels, and audiobooks all count towards summer reading! 

This summer, children who attend a library program or show us their reading log can choose a small prize out of our Community Treasure Chest OR enter a ticket into one of our raffles for a larger prize. Participants can show us their reading log as often as they wish, no matter if they've read one new book or 100! This raffle will take place at our Summer Reading Celebration with the No Strings Marionettes at Maple Street Park on Wednesday, August 14, 6-7:30. 

Teens can earn raffle tickets when they attend programs, volunteer, or report their reading. The teen raffle will take place at our Teen Summer Reading Party on Tuesday, August 13th, 6-8pm, there will also be games and ice cream at this event!

This year, children and teens must be registered to win a raffle prize.

We are excited to celebrate another summer with you, if you have any questions please reach out!  You can contact us at (802) 878-6956 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Happy Reading!

The Brownell Youth Team