Summer Reading 2023
Preregistration begins Friday, May 19th, 2023.
Log reading, write reviews, and participate in activities between June 1st and July 31st, 2023.
How to Participate
Programs and Activities
See all the events and programs that we have planned for the summer on our calendar.
Readers of all ages can participate! Visit Beanstack to join.
If you participated in the Spring Into Reading Challenge, Winter Reading Challenge, or last year's Summer Reading Program on Beanstack, you can simply sign in to your account. If you have not participated in a reading challenge on Beanstack before, you can sign up for a new account.
Visit the library’s catalog to find books for your challenges. You can also find eBooks, audiobooks, movies, and more on Hoopla or Libby. Sign up for an eCard online to access our digital resources, or visit us in person to sign up for a library card and access our physical materials.
Create an account for yourself, or you and your family. If you are a parent registering a child, be sure to enter your information under "Adult Information". Beanstack allows families to be linked together, so that all family members can be accessed with one login.
For each reader, enter one of the three Summer Reading Challenges.
- Carnegie Kids: children ages 0-12
- Teens: ages 12-17
- Adults: ages 18 and up
Logging your Reading
Log your reading, write reviews, and participate in activities between June 1st and July 31st, 2023. All logging must be complete by 6:00 pm on July 31st, 2023.
Click the "Log Reading and Activities" button in the upper left-hand corner of the site or the blue plus sign on the app.
Follow the prompts on the screen to log whatever you've accomplished.
Earn a badge when you read a book, write a review, or complete an activity!
Carnegie Kids: Earn any twelve badges to receive a coupon prize pack (pick up beginning July 1st) and to be entered into a drawing to win a bicycle from Adena Health System (drawing on August 1st).
Teens: All teens registered are eligible to win weekly teen prizes. Badges are earned by reading books, writing reviews, and/or participating in activities. Earn 5 badges to complete the challenge!
Adults: All adults registered are eligible to win weekly prizes. Badges are earned by reading books, writing reviews, and/or participating in activities. Earn 5 badges to complete the challenge!