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Summer Spark


Summer Learning Program
July 1 - August 31, 2020


Summer Spark is supported by: The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, MELSA, KARE-11, and the Star Tribune.


July 1 - August 31, 2020. For ages 0-18.

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

Join in the fun by attending free virtual programs at your library and earning prizes by completing reading and activity challenges! Kids and teens can earn book prizes, stickers and journals.



Great summer experiences for the whole family!

Summer Spark Performances

Enjoy shows online from your favorite performers. Each show is available for a week, so check back for new videos each week all summer long!

More Online Experiences


Your summer. Your choice.

Read and rate books and earn great prizes.

2020 Book Picks

Teen Summer Spark 2020

Recommended titles for Teen Summer Spark 2020


More resources for kids and teens.

Summer Spark Related Resources

Saint Paul Connect

Free youth programs hosted by St. Paul Youth-Serving agencies. Check back often as programs will be continually added throughout the summer.

Library Go

Easy to use. Impossible to lose. Saint Paul Public Library's virtual card for students.

Welcome to to the Dinosaur Stomp!

Youth Services is launching theme weeks for summer storytimes, starting with dinosaurs!
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