Summer Reading 2021

Summer Reading Challenges for all ages begin June 14th.

For Kids (ages 0 – 12)

Children who read (or are read to) for 16 hours this summer will receive a paperback book and can enter into drawings for one of the following prizes:

  • Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set
  • Wooden Fold & Go Farm Play Set
  • Kids Arts & Crafts Supplies Set
  • 145-Piece Deluxe Art Set
  • Illustory Book-Making Kit
  • LEGO Classic Creative Brick Box
  • Jetson Jupiter Kick Scooter

Children may also participate in a Summer Activities Challenge with prizes for participating in Lithgow’s virtual programming for kids. Click HERE for more info on Kid Summer Reading.

For Teens (ages 13 – 18)

Read books & write book reviews over summer vacation. Register on the Beanstack app to win gently-used YA books. Read 3 books & write a review to enter a drawing for a 3D pen. Other prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teen readers! Click HERE for more info on Teen Summer Reading.

For Adults (19 & older)

Track your reading, get book recommendations, & see how your progress compares with others in your neighborhood using Lithgow’s Beanstack app. Three participants will win gift certificates to Augusta downtown businesses! Click HERE for more info on Adult Summer Reading.

Track your summer reading with the Lithgow Beanstack app


Click HERE for help signing up & using the Lithgow Beanstack app. You can also phone us at 626.2415.

Summer Reading Challenges begin June 14th & end August 13th. Winners announced the week of August 14th.

Maine Library Quest – The Maine Library Quest is a mystery scavenger hunt open to anyone statewide. Everyone who correctly identifies the suspect will be entered into a prize drawing. Ends August 16th.