Kids Summer Reading 2021

Summer Reading is over for 2021. Prizes may be picked up at the Children’s Desk until Sept. 3rd. Join us next year for “Oceans of Possibilities!”

Why Summer Reading? Summer reading is an important way to prevent summer learning loss. The program described on this page is for children from birth to age 12. Summer Reading is also available for teens and adults. Click HERE for more information.

Sign up and track your reading using the Beanstack app online or on your phone. Participate in our Summer Reading Challenge to unlock badges. The goal is to read for 16 hours over summer break. Being read to by an adult, listening to audiobooks, and reading nontraditional texts count too! Reach the goal to win a paperback book and a raffle ticket to enter into one of seven prizes! You could win:

New this year! Try the Summer Activities Challenge, where kids win a toy prize for participating in different virtual programming offered at Lithgow Public Library. Please note (*) that some programs require registration due to limited space. Events include:

If you cannot attend any of the above programming because of unforeseen barriers, an alternative challenge, Where in Maine are Morris & Llewellyn?, may be completed for the same toy prize.

Summer Reading 2021 starts June 14th! Can you complete the reading and activities goals before August 13th?

Questions? Contact us at or by phone at (207) 626-2415.

Register for Summer Reading
Beanstack Instructional Videos
Virtual Programming for Kids

2021 Paper Reading Log
2021 Paper Activity Log