Summer Fun

Here are some fun ideas (and, of course, books!) to help you make the most of your summer.


Borrow an Exploration Pass. We have passes to the Butterfly Pavilion, Clyfford Still Museum, Molly Brown House and much more! 

Keep the kids entertained. Check out this list of ways the library can help create a magical summer for the kiddos.

Go outside! Get outside and try something new, visit somewhere old or do both.


All About Summer: Here are some fun summer reads. Whether you're going on vacation, hanging out at the beach or reading on your sofa, these books should help you get in the summer state of mind.

Let a Book Transport You: Not travelling this summer? Pick up a book and let it take you away.

Step Right Up and Read: The Summer Reading theme this year is: Carnival! Get in the spirit and read some carnival-themed books.

Let the Water Cool You: Take a dip in a book "covered" in water to help cool off during the heat of the summer.

Ice Cream Book Recommendations: Choose your favorite ice cream flavor to find out what to read next!

Summer Thrills: Check out some mysteries and thrillers and get the chills this summer!

Too Hot For the Oven: Summer 2018 Cookbooks: Turn off that oven because the heat of summer is in full swing. Cool down with some new cookbooks that don't require an oven. Your air conditioner will thank you.


Step Right Up and Read: Picture Books for Ages 0-5: Jump on the Summer Reading bandwagon with these books!

Summer Reads for K-2nd Grade: Step right up and read one of these great books for younger elementary kids.

Summer Reads for 3rd-5th Grades: Step right up and read one of these great books for older elementary kids.

Summer Reads for Teens: Check out these great new books that our teen librarians are especially excited about for this summer!

Teens Recommend - Summer Reading: Check out what other teens at the library are loving, as well as what they look forward to reading this summer.