DPS Summer Learning Support

Programs and resources to feed your brain all summer long!

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Denver Public Library Summer of Adventure

Choose your own READ, MAKE, and EXPLORE path and complete 15 activities to finish the program. Once you complete the program, bring your Adventure Guide to any Denver Public Library location to receive a free book after July 31. You will also be entered to win gift cards to local businesses or family passes to our local cultural institutions.


Register here today or call 720-865-1111. The Summer of Adventure brochure and Adventure Guide will be available to print from home, can be mailed to you along with a Foldscope, or once we open our libraries, you can stop in to pick up. We hope you have fun reading, making, and exploring!

Verano de Aventura de la Biblioteca Pública de Denver

Elige tu propia aventura y completa 15 actividades del programa LEYENDO, CREANDO o EXPLORANDO. Una vez que termines el programa, lleva tu Guía de Aventura a cualquier sucursal de la Biblioteca Pública de Denver para recibir un libro como premio después del 31 de julio. También serás incluido en un sorteo semanal para ganar tarjetas de regalo para negocios locales o pases familiares para algunas de las famosas instituciones culturales de nuestra ciudad.


Inscríbete aquí hoy o llámales al 720-865-1111. El folleto de Verano de Aventura y la Guía de Aventura estarán disponibles para imprimir desde tu hogar, se te pueden enviar por correo junto con un Foldscope o una vez que nuestras bibliotecas estén abiertas puedes pasar a recoger todos los materiales. ¡Esperamos que te diviertas leyendo, creando y explorando!

Virtual Camp Adventure by Shannon McClintock Miller

Missing summer camp? Check out Shannon McClintock Miller's Virtual Camp Adventure!


Each week starting May 25, Shannon will post a new choice board filled with reading, learning and creative adventures.


There will be eBooks and research, writing, arts and crafts, STEAM, cooking, exercise and games, social emotional learning, music and virtual field trips. And there will be something for everyone each week that you will be able to choose from the choice board, Collections by Destiny, You've Been Book'd Buncee's and more!

Summer Reading Lists for Every Age!

Check out these Elementary, Middle School, and High School summer reading recs from DPS Library Services! All titles available for free to DPS students in the DPS Sora eBook and audiobook collection.
Accessing Sora in Denver Public Schools
Sora Tutorial in Spanish

Denver Public Library YouTube Channel

Subscribe to the DPL YouTube channel and stay connected to DPL storytimes, read alouds, and DPL Dynamos all summer long!

Generations Book Club

On the 1st and 15th of June, July and August, The Brown Book Shelf will feature a themed list of books by Black creators for the youngest readers through adults and related links and resources. Aligned with the group’s mission to raise awareness of books by Black creators, Generations also resolves to boost sales, help families nurture literacy skills and bridge the social distancing divide through the shared experience of reading.


Visit this link for each bi-monthly new release of titles!

Generation Wild: Ideas and Inspiration for Getting Kids Outside

Generation Wild provides parenting strategies to encourage outdoor play, creative backyard hacks, and TONS of suggestions for outdoor activities!

100 Things to Do Before You're 12

100 Cosas Para Hacer Antes De Cumplir 12 Años

Wilder: A Tale of Love for the Outdoors

Balarat Outdoor Education

Check the Balarat Outdoor Education site weekly for new interactive online lessons designed to foster growth of the whole child through experiences that link learners to the natural world.