Summer Wonder: Teens and Adults (age 11+)

KDL’s Summer Wonder is for everyone — accept the challenge! 

Teens who complete Summer Wonder will receive a book. Adult completers will receive a beach bag, available while supplies last. Adults will automatically become eligible for a chance to win a special prize basket. 

Complete Summer Wonder's 30-Day Challenge by doing 30 days of any of the following activities between June 1 and Aug. 7.

  • Read for at least 20 minutes. Choose from books, magazines, graphic novels, comics and more.
  • Write a story, letter, journal entry or poem. 
  • Listen to an audiobook or have a book read to you. 
  • Do or explore something new (see our list of suggested activities below).

Log your activities online or in print:

Suggested activities

  • Perform an act of kindness for someone
  • Plant a native flower in your yard, or in a pot, to support pollinators
  • Build a campfire (SAFELY) and cook a meal on it
  • Set up a bird feeder and observe what birds visit
  • Practice a new language (Try Rosetta Stone or Mango)
  • Eat plant-based for a day
  • Visit a KDL branch you have never been to before (or haven’t seen in a while)
  • Try a mindfulness activity, like meditation or a zentangle
  • Send a home-made card to a relative
  • Select a recommendation from our KDL Staff Picks
  • Listen to a podcast or audiobook
  • Pick up trash around your neighborhood
  • Find a new recipe online and give it a try
  • Go star gazing at midnight
  • Repurpose an old item instead of throwing it away
  • Ask a friend for a craft idea, and make something together
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