Children’s Summer Reading Program 2021

Welcome to our Kids Summer Reading Program for children ages birth through grade five!  All children will have an opportunity to register, log books read, participate in challenges, earn badges and raffle tickets to be entered to win end-of-summer prizes!

Getting Started (choose 1 beginning June 14th)

  • Register in person at the library and pick up a summer reading bag.
  • Register online through Beanstack.
  • Register by downloading the Beanstack app on Google Play or the Apple app store.

Logging Your Reading

  • Read or be read to (both print and electronic books count)! Board books, picture books, graphic novels, ebooks, early chapter books, magazines, Wonderbooks… they all count toward your reading time! Keep track of each book you read on the reading log contained in your bag or by logging them in the Beanstack app.
  • Children Birth-Kindergarten: After reading 5 books or more, come back to the library to report what you’ve read. Every 5 books read earns 1 raffle ticket for chances to win end-of-summer prizes! After you finish reading 50 books, KEEP READING!!! You will continue to receive a raffle ticket for each additional 5 books that you read, giving you more chances to win prizes awarded at the end of the summer! So read, read, read all summer long!
  • Children Grades 1-5: After reading 2 books or more, come back to the library to report what you’ve read. Every 2 books read earns 1 raffle ticket for chances to win end-of-summer prizes! After you finish reading 10 books, KEEP READING!!! You will continue to receive a raffle ticket for each additional 2 books that you read, giving you more chances to win prizes awarded at the end of the summer! So read, read, read all summer long!
  • Earn MORE tickets just for participating in our weekly challenges! For each weekly challenge that you complete, earn one additional raffle ticket! Complete the entire sheet and receive a BONUS raffle ticket!
  • The last day to report your reading time is Friday, August 13, 2021.

Birth – Kindergarten

Read 10 books Earn 2 raffle tickets + a FREE kids size Rita’s Italian Ice
Read 20 books Earn 4 raffle tickets + a FREE McDonald’s kids meal
Read 30 books Earn 6 raffle tickets + a FREE game of bowling at Princess Lanes
Read 40 books Earn 8 raffle tickets + a FREE Millie’s Ice Cream cone or milkshake
Read 50 books Earn 10 raffle tickets + a FREE book from Baldwin Library

Grades 1-5

Read 2 books Earn 1 raffle ticket + a FREE kids size Rita’s Italian Ice
Read 4 books Earn 2 raffle tickets + a FREE McDonald’s kids meal
Read 6 books Earn 3 raffle tickets + a FREE game of bowling at Princess Lanes
Read 8 books Earn 4 raffle tickets + a FREE Millie’s Ice Cream cone or milkshake
Read 10 books Earn 5 raffle tickets + a FREE book from Baldwin Library

Keeping Engaged

  • Participate in our many summer programs and activities being offered this summer. Visit our website to see a complete listing of all of our in-person and virtual programs.
  • Visit out our online catalog to search for new titles and old favorites.

Attending Summer Programs & Activities

We will be offering a variety of fun programs for children beginning June 14 and continuing throughout the summer in person, on the library’s Facebook page, and other virtual platforms.  Check out the Events Calendar on our website for a listing of all programs and more information. Then check out even more programs through our county’s shared ACLA program offerings.

 

 

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