June 1st–July 31st

Come together for our annual SummerQuest celebration. Join us for Adventure Begins at Your Library—a chance for students, families, and people of all ages to explore the library and their community to find new adventures together.

Join the SummerQuest challenge!

  1. Starting June 1st, pick up your SummerQuest challenge card and stickers at a BCPL location near you. We’ll have bingo cards with challenges designed for Kids, Teens, and Adults. Transition ages are welcome to choose whichever challenge most appeals to them.
  2. Complete 5 activities to create a standard bingo on your card. (We encourage you to do more if you can, though!)
  3. Return your completed challenge card no later than July 31st to receive your completer prize AND earn a change to win one of our Bonus Prize Packages

Optional: You can also register for your chosen SummerQuest Challenge in Beanstack if you prefer to track your progress online. Challenges for Kids, Teens, and Adults will go live on June 1st.

Prize options include a kids' sand toys set, amini camping lantern, and a travel picnic blanket.


Choose your adventure! We have some amazing events planned including live performances, animal visits, escape rooms, laser tag, author visits, gaming and trivia nights, arts and crafts programs, campfire stories, and more.

SummerQuest Kickoff Festival

Date: Saturday, June 1st | 10:00 AM–1:00 PM
Location: Central Library

Come together for another epic SummerQuest Kickoff Festival brimming with fun activities and friends from the community. Play games, win prizes, visit hands-on STEM activity stations, and pet our furry animal friends from Honey Hill Farm. Plus, sign up for Cultural Passes, get your face painted, and more. Kiddos can even claim a free book from the Dream Bus!

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