Summer Spark: Kids

Participate Online

Extend the Summer Spark challenge with additional Summer Spark challenges from Beanstack. More information about Beanstack activities. Complete the activities below with the library's FREE online resources. 

Have a dance party! Check out Freegal where you can download FREE music. Read with Bookflix, where you can watch and read along with video storybooks. Interview a family member and share their story on the library's Digital Scrapbook. Find a book recommendation on Beanstack.

Library Go is your FREE virtual public library card. If your child is enrolled with Saint Paul Public Schools, you can use Library Go to access the library's online resources, in addition to up to five physical items. Learn more about Library Go here.


  • Complete 10 activities (any combination of activity or reading goals achieved) =
    1 free book + entry into prize drawings (Science Museum or Children's Museum memberships)
  • Complete 20 activities = 1 free journal (below) + entry into prize drawing
  • Complete 30 activities = 1 entry into prize drawings

Download Activity Logs & Calendars


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

Book Recommendations

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 storytimescamps, and summer reading help