Summer Reading


Summer reading is coming! Join the fun with us between June 12, 2021 and August 14th for great programs, prizes, and of course, books. Check out our event calendar for upcoming events and subscribe to our email newsletter for a weekly digest.


The Children’s Room Summer Reading Program begins on Saturday, June 12th, for kids age 0 to 12. Kids and families can sign up, get program details, and track reading at: They can read and complete activities to enter to win a variety of prizes! Pick up make and take crafts in our Children’s Room, and watch our event calendar and social media for more information on great virtual programs and participation opportunities.

Teens & Tweens

This year’s Teen & Tween summer reading is virtual for ages 11-18. The fun begins with a kickoff on June 12th with two ways to win! Enter for our weekly drawings and earn points towards our pool of grand prizes! Want to increase your odds at winning a grand prize? Complete fun missions to earn more points! Register at: Watch our event calendar and social media for more details!


Make summer fun with the Newburyport Public Library Adult Summer Reading Program! It’s simple and easy to enter. Read or listen to a book, record a few quick details for each book you read, and your entry will count toward weekly and end of summer grand prize drawings. Log your books here!