Explore Your World!

This summer is your chance to make new discoveries and answer nature’s coolest questions. Explore your world with fun activities for all ages during Summer of Learning.

About Summer of Learning

Celebrating 100 Years of Summer of Learning

We have offered summer reading and learning programs for Seattle youth since 1919. Summer of Learning at the Library provides youth educational programs, fun activities and more. The program runs from June 24 through Sept. 6.

Summer of Learning for Early Learners

Painting of kids camping near a lake

Take the Summer Reading Challenge with your little ones and check out activities and tips for developing early learning skills and getting ready for kindergarten. The program runs from June 24 through Sept. 6.

Summer of Learning for Kids

Painting of kids exploring near a lake

We offer hundreds of free learning programs, a Summer Action Guide filled with fun games, puzzles and activities for summer, free book giveaways and more, all summer long! The program runs from June 24 through Sept. 6.

Teen Book Bingo

Artwork by barry johnson

Every summer we play Teen Book Bingo! Download or pick up a Teen Book Bingo card at your local library. The program runs from June 15 through Sept. 8.

Adult Book Bingo

2019 Adult Book Bingo

Every summer we partner with Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) to create a Summer Book Bingo card for adults. If you achieve bingo or blackout, you will be entered to win fabulous prizes!

About the Artists

Teens marching

The Library and two local artists, Barry Johnson and Yessica Marquez, collaborated on artwork for the Summer of Learning.

Summer of Learning Past Years

Summer of Learning 2018 artwork

Our 2018 Summer of Learning theme was Make a Splash! Adventures with Water.