Adult Summer Challenge

Adult Summer Challenge

The Library has everything you need for reading, listening, watching and learning this summer!

Read20 All Summer Long 

This summer the library challenges you to #Read20 for a chance to win great prizes sponsored by the DC Public Library Foundation.

Click here to get started by registering for the 2020 Summer Challenge.

Super Readers 

In addition to your daily #Read20, we invite you to log your book titles for the whole summer to earn a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Shop Made in DC.

Virtual Events

The Library has a variety of virtual programs to help you have a great summer. See what is coming up online!

Yoga District
Gentle Yoga for All Levels
Wednesdays at 12 p.m.
Tune in on Facebook Live

Summer Book Club
Join us for a monthly book club for adult readers focused on great reads from our online collection ending with a live discussion on the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

Lunchtime Literature with People and Stories
Join us for a weekly online reading of a short story from a Library Staff member. Fridays at Noon - click the link above for details.

Read, Listen and Watch

Whether you are looking for a good beach read or an audiobook for an upcoming road trip the Library has you covered with goDigital. Check out some recommendations from the library!

The beach read is an iconic part of the summer experience. The Library can help you recreate the experience at home with these great digital reads. Complete the sunny vibes with the Summer Heat Playlist from Freegal. 

Hitting the sidewalk this summer? A good audiobook can transform your usual route into an adventure! Explore fantasy worlds, solve a crime, launch into space, or fall in love just by clicking “PLAY.”

There is nothing better than flipping through a magazine while enjoying the beautiful weather and browsing the latest fashions, finding delicious recipes or learning more about your favorite topic. Now you can have all your magazines together for free on one app, RBdigital. Check it out today and get subscribing!

Is it so hot out that you are seeing videos of people baking cookies in their car pop up on your newsfeed? Chill out while watching great shows, movies and documentaries with goDigital.

Click here to return to the Summer Challenge home page.