Kids Summer Reading Program 2020

The Summer Reading Program is completely online this year. You can participate in virtual events, track your reading and complete fun activities right at home. There are also lots of awesome prizes you can win!

Enjoy a whole summer of fun by getting started today!

  1. Sign Up...
    • ...for your library card.
      You’ll need a library card to register for virtual events and to be eligible to win prizes.
    • ...for a Beanstack account.
      You can log reading minutes, earn activity badges, and get entered into the grand prize giveaway online with Beanstack!
    • ...for virtual events.
      Enjoy live animal presentations, storytimes, performers and other fun surprises!
  2. Read, Log, Repeat
    • Complete the 600 Minute Reading Challenge!
    • We challenge you to read at least 20 minutes every day this summer. If you log 600 minutes (10 hours), you’ll be entered into the grand prize giveaway!
    • Track the minutes you read in Beanstack and earn badges for all your activities! You’ll be automatically entered into the grand prize drawing through your Beanstack account once you complete the reading challenge.
    • You can also participate with our printable reading tracker.
  3. Find Great Books
    • Children's Summer Reading Booklist
    • Do you need inspiration on what to read this summer? Check out our top recommendations on our summer booklist. It’s got lots of great titles for kids to enjoy.
  4. Celebrate with Us
    • End of Summer Celebration
    • Log on and tune in to our virtual party, streaming live on August 1, 2020 at 2 p.m.
    • Join us for this special event and watch the grand prize giveaway winner announcements!
    • You can watch on Facebook or YouTube.
       

Kids' Grand Prize Giveaway 2020

There are so many fun prizes you can win this summer! Read all about the prize drawing.

Upcoming Events

Thursday
July
16
11:00​am
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Complete challenges using code. Explore computer science with characters from Frozen, Minecraft and Star Wars in Hour of Code tutorials.
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Thursday
July
16
1:00​pm
Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.
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Registration Required
Thursday
July
16
2:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Discover an art adventure! Learn about a different artist and artist style each time and then create your own masterpiece. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.
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Kids' Summer Reading Booklist

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