Learn More About the 2020 Summer Learning Program!

WHO: This years' Summer Learning Program for Kids will be for Kindergarten through 5th graders!

WHAT: Register for the program to start reading to receive some great prizes and participate in fun activities!

WHEN: Monday, June 15 - Saturday, August 29 (Sign up begins June 1)

WHERE: All of the Summer Learning Program activities will take place virtually. Visit our event calendar or our Facebook and Twitter pages for more information on upcoming programs! For more information on our at-home Weekly Learning Challenges, please visit this link.

WHY: Spend the summer learning, playing, and growing.

HOW: Register at this link here: https://concordlibrary.beanstack.org 

A BIG thank you to the Concord Free Public Library Corporation and the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library for their support of the Summer Learning Program!


Recommended Summer Reading Booklists

Click on the links below, which will bring you to your grade level's Summer Reading Booklists! All titles in these booklists are available on HooplaOr you can click on the book title to bring you directly to that title in the Minuteman Library Network catalog.

Grades K-2


  1. Sofia Valdez, Future Prez
  2. The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors
  3. Pete the Cat: Too Cool for School
  4. We Don't Eat Our Classmates
  5. That's What Dinosaurs Do
  6. This Way, Charlie
  7. Everyone's Awake
  8. Vamos! Let's Go Eat
  9. Tiny T. Rex and and the Impossible Hug
  10. A Stone Sat Still

Grade 1

  1. Paddington
  2. Biscuit
  3. The Ninjabread Man
  4. Pete the Cat: Play Ball!
  5. Penny and Her Marbles
  6. Twice as Silly
  7. Frog and Toad Are Friends
  8. Fox + Chick
  9. Splat the Cat: Splish, Splash
  10. Second Grade Holdout

Grade 2

  1. Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters
  2. Flat Stanley
  3. Zoey & Sassafrass
  4. Mercy Watson to the Rescue
  5. Otter: I Love Books
  6. Miss Daisy is Crazy!
  7. Polly Diamond
  8. Mr. Putter and Tabby Smell the Roses
  9. Charlie and Mouse
  10. The Boxcar Children

Grades 3-5

Grade 3

  1. The Weird Zone: Zombie Surf Commandos from Mars - not available in the MLN, find it on Hoopla!
  2. Ivy and Bean
  3. The Mouse and the Motorcycle
  4. Mallory on the Move
  5. My Father's Dragon
  6. Stink the Incredible Shrinking Kid
  7. Lulu and the Duck in the Park
  8. The Imagination Station: The Viking Voyage - not available in the MLN, find it on Hoopla!
  9. Horrid Henry
  10. The Trouble at Table Five

Grade 4

  1. Danny's Doodles: The Squirting Donuts
  2. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
  3. The Terrible Two
  4. The Wild Place Adventure Series
  5. The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street
  6. Just Grace
  7. The Storm Cliff Stables: Campfire Capers
  8. Spider Stampede: S.W.I.T.C.H.
  9. Stick Dog Slurps Spaghetti
  10. The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place

Grade 5

  1. The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle
  2. The Last Musketeer
  3. You Go First
  4. Mulan
  5. Going Wild
  6. From the Desk of Zoe Washington
  7. Lock and Key
  8. Summer of the Gypsy Moths
  9. York: The Shadow Cipher
  10. One Crazy Summer