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Summer at Austin Public Library


This summer, we encourage you to read, learn, and earn free prizes!

Summer at Austin Public LibraryWe challenge you to read or be read to at least 20 minutes a day from June 1 - August 10, and complete three (3) activity badges!

When you have completed 600 minutes (10 hours) of reading and three (3) activity badges, youth ages 0-17 can pick up a free book, and adults can pick up a free camping mug at any Austin Public Library branch! (while supplies last)

Starting June 1

There are three ways to participate for Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Tweens, Teens and Adults:

We also have free and fun events happening all summer long! Printable PDF Event Listing
Or download a coloring sheets

Find a summer event near you!