May 24: The Bookmobile will be out of service for brake work.

May 28 - May 30: The Saint Paul Public Library will be closed.

Summer Spark

Summer SparkJune 2 - September 2, 2016

For ages 0-18

Summer Spark activity

Summer Spark encourages kids to have fun, stay active, and keep learning all summer long. 

Join in the fun by attending free programs at your library and earning prizes by completing reading and activity challenges! 

Learn for Prizes

Kids can earn book prizes and be entered into drawings for prizes by reading (alone or with someone else) and/or completing fun activities.

Visit your library to find out more and pick up reading and activity logs (or you can print your own).

Prizes include family memberships to the Minnesota Science Museum or the Minnesota Children's Museum.

Events

Kick off Summer Spark at:

Attend free, fun programs at all Saint Paul Public Library locations, all summer long!

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Extend the Learning

Extend the Summer Spark challenge!

Teens

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We have a Summer Spark just for you!

Read and/or complete activities to earn a free book and be entered into drawings for prizes like Chipotle or local movie theater gift cards.

Family Read Down

During the month of June, you can read down your fines and fees by reading in the library!

Read down $1 for every 15 minutes of reading. Ask your librarian for the details!

Other Activities

With all the excitement of the Summer Spark, don't forget about all the other great things happening at your library, including storytimes, camps, and summer reading help

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Thank You

Summer Spark is supported by:

  • The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library
  • MELSA
  • Star Tribune
  • Minnesota State Fair
  • Minnesota Twins
  • Ecolab Foundation
  • Carl Benson Endowment
  • Lillian Wright and C. Emil Berglund Foundation
  • Elizabeth Biorn Endowment
  • Ethel Ridgway Endowments
  • Kowalski’s Markets
  • Staples Foundation
  • Pioneer Press
  • Red Balloon Bookshop
  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation