You're Invited!

Get ready to have fun—it's time for Summer Reading at Brooklyn Public Library. This year is extra special because it's also BPL's 125th anniversary! We're celebrating all summer long with books, activities, and virtual and in-person programs.

Read what you like this summer or choose from our booklists of 125 titles we love. Most books on the lists are available in digital formats such as eBooks or eAudio books. Find a complete schedule of both in-person and virtual programs including storytimes, performances and more on our events calendar.


Brooklyn BookMatch

Get personalized reading recommendations!

Try Brooklyn Public Library’s free service, Bklyn BookMatch. Complete a short form and a BPL librarian will create a custom list of five titles for you. You can expect a response within approximately two weeks.

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New Bookmatch Summer Reading Booklists



Major support provided by the New York Life Foundation, the 2022 city-wide sponsor for Summer Reading and Learning Programs.

Lead support for Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading 2022 program is provided by the National Grid Foundation.

The program is supported by Con Edison and Macy’s.