Summer Learning Program
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Program Dates:  June 1 – August 20, 2017

The Broward County Library 2017 Summer Learning Program will help community members Build a Better World this summer as they build reading and learning skills. The program includes exciting activities at local branches and a reading program that offers fantastic prizes to participants that meet a variety of reading goals. The Summer Learning Program is open to the entire family, from newborn infants, to youth, teens, and adults!  More...  



  • Four categories:  Preschool, Children, Teen and Adult
  • Goals and prizes for each age group (more)
  • Participation is easy and fun (details)
  • Registration begins May 18 (details)
  • Broward County Public Schools’ Summer Learning Day is May 22-26, 2017
  • Program dates June 1– August 20
  • Free Food and Fun at Your Library (details)


  • Youth can earn Brag Tags -fun dog tags to wear on a chain- by meeting their reading goals
  • All participants may earn free new books and fun prize incentives
  • All participants that complete at least their first reading goal are eligible for grand prizes
  • Grand prizes include Duplo sets, tablets, wireless headphones, tickets to local museums and activities, and for our best readers, even round-trip plane tickets!
  • Win regular weekly prizes and receive an automatic entry form for weekly grand prizes.​   

Participants must record their reading and learning online to be eligible for most prizes—ask for help at your local library branch. Winning is easy at Broward County Library! 



  1. Register online or with the assistance of a librarian at your local library. Pick up a printed tracking game at your library if you would like a print version to record your reading/learning before you enter it online.
  2. Start reading and learning!
  3. Complete your goals - read, attend programs, or try database discoveries or digital downloads.
  4. Input your progress online (on your own, or with a librarian) to be eligible for grand prizes.



View steps to create an online account.   It's easy to set up an online account and start earning prizes.  If you need assistance creating an account your branch librarian is happy to help with the online process.   


BONUS - Free Food and Fun at Your Library

Broward County Libraries, in partnership with Broward Meals on Wheels and funded by the Florida Department of Agriculture, presents "Free Food and Fun at Your Library" this summer. Through the Summer BreakSpot program, kids ages 18 and under can enjoy a free lunch and/or an afternoon snack. Served on a first come, first served basis, the free meals/snacks will be served at 23 locations.  View locations online or ask your branch librarian about locations, days and times.   


Partners and Sponsors

T​hanks to all our partners and sponsors who will help to Build a Better World this summer!