Adult Summer Reading Program 2021

May 30 to August 1, 2021

Learn, grow, and connect this summer with the library! Our Adult Summer Reading Program is completely virtual this year! Get connected with our virtual offerings including virtual events, online classes, blog posts, and YouTube videos. Explore our online databases to learn a new language, enhance career skills, discover new books, and more!

OCLS cardholders, 18 and older, can participate in our Adult Summer Reading Program online by registering through the website or mobile application, Beanstack. Use Beanstack to track books read, write book reviews, and participate in virtual challenges to earn digital badges with a chance to win prizes*.

To sign up for an OCLS card, please visit www.ocls.info/using-library/get-or-replace-your-card or visit any of our Orange County Library locations to register for a library card in person.
 
*An Orange County Library regular, property owner or fee card in good standing is required to be eligible to win prizes. Reciprocal borrowers, OCLS staff and their families, including board members, are ineligible.

 

Adult Summer Reading Program Prize Drawing Details:

For every badge a participant earns in Beanstack, a digital ticket will be awarded. Each ticket can be redeemed towards entry into a prize drawing, chosen by the participant, in the “Drawings” section of the Beanstack challenge.  The more tickets earned, the more chances there are to win a prize! Each participant may only win one prize. The Adult Summer Reading program and prize drawings will close on Sunday, August 1st. Winners of each drawing will be notified by August 9, 2021.

Upcoming Events

Saturday
June
5
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Categories: General Events; Animals & Pets
Join us on a wild adventure this summer and learn how to create your own animal felties! Explore how to hand sew or use glue for assembly. No skills required. All materials provided. Ages: Adults.
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Thursday
July
8
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Categories: General Events; Animals & Pets
Birds of a feather create washi cards together. Library staff will demonstrate how to create unique cards using washi tape. We'll also create a card using your favorite photograph. 
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Thursday
July
22
7:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Tell us your favorite folktales from childhood. We’ll talk about folktales from the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Appalachia, and other places. We’ll also read a folktale or two.
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Thank you to our In-Kind Sponsors