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Discover Summer

Discover Summer will make this summer fun, active, and educational. Get started by printing off your Discover Summer Log today or pick one up at any Lexington Public Library location. Explore and investigate wild animals, wonders of the deep, live music, cartoon drawing, Minecraft, and lots more.

Now Through August 1st!

Pick Your Summer Challenge

Download and Print Now - Return to any library branch after June 1st

Summer Challenge

(All Ages - Activities & Reading)

Summer Reading Challenge

(All Ages - Reading Only)

Wee Reader's
Summer Challenge

(Ages 0-2)

Spanish Version

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A special thanks to our Discover Summer partners:

The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky
Friends of the Library
Lexington Family Magazine
Malibu Jack’s Family Fun Center
NOMI Design
Parks and Recreation Department
Reach Out and Read Kentucky


Big Discover Summer Events

This is where you can find information about our biggest Discover Summer events for kids!  Click here for more Discover Summer information for all ages.

All events are free.

Registration is required for some programs for each child who will be attending.  Please register if applicable by clicking on the link for that session.  To inquire about registering a group, please call (859) 231-5500.



Thanks for helping us make Discover Summer a success this year!  Check back next year for more programs.


Discover Summer Events

Sorry all of the Discover Summer events for thus year are over. Look for other library events here.

School Summer Reading Lists

If your school isn’t listed below or doesn't have a link, ask your school officials to send their summer reading lists to

Depending on what each school has made available, the links below lead either to that school’s website or to a list in PDF format. To open PDF documents, download Adobe Reader.


Public Elementary | Public Middle | Public High | Independent Schools

Kentucky Bluegrass Awards


Fayette County Battle of the Books


Public Elementary Schools


Public Middle Schools


Public High Schools


Independent Schools


Don't see your school?

Ask your school officials to send their summer reading lists to