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New to Beanstack? Check out this tutorial.

The Summer Reading Challenge begins June 23 and ends August 31. Kids can begin picking up their reward starting July 8. Winners of the teen and adult prizes will be notified in September.

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  1. Register for summer reading on the Beanstack website or download the app from the app store or Google Play.

  2. Log your reading and/or complete activities to earn tickets.

  3. Use those tickets to win one of our three grand prizes.

The Prizes

Adults

This prize includes beer, cocktail mixes, and a wine tasting

This prize is for the tea and coffee afficiando. 

This prize includes lots of games and a healthy snack budget.

  1. Register for summer reading on the Beanstack website or download the app from the app store or Google Play.

  2. Log your reading and/or complete activities to earn tickets.

  3. Use those tickets to win one of our three grand prizes.

Teens

The Prizes
Grades 6-12

A pile of junk food. Seriously, that's it.

School supplies!

A self-care package.

Option #1
  1. Pick up your reading log beginning June 23. Complete all the activities to earn the reward.

  2. Come in after July 8 with your checklist to pick up your prize.

Option #2

Kids

Up to grade 5
  1. Register for summer reading on the Beanstack website or download the app from the app store or Google Play.

  2. Complete all the activities to earn the reward.

  3. Come in after July 8 to pick up your prize.

The Prize

Fairy Floss and popcorn from Sparrows Snacks!

Adventure Aquarium comes to the library!
aquatic abc's
July 14 • 11:00 - 11:30
ages 3 - 6

Kids will learn about many different aquatic animals from alligators to zebra fish! After practicing the ABC's the kids will meet live ocean animals.

squid dissection
July 14 • 12:00 - 1:00
ages 11 - 18

Discover how unique squid and octopuses are! Discuss the fascinating characteristics of these strange animals and finish by dissecting a squid.

Girls Who Code
July 12 - August 9
Wednesdays
1:00 - 3:00
Grades 6-12

Girls Who Code Clubs are meant for girls to join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models, and use Computer Science to change the world. When you join a Club, you will be able to learn from fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community through interactive activities and learn about inspiring role models. You then work in teams to design and build a Girls Who Code Project that solves real-world problems you care about through code!

STEM story times
Pirate story time
July 18

Ages 4-6 • 10:15 - 10:45

Register

Ages 7-9 • 11:15 - 12:00

Register

shark story time
August 15

Ages 4-6 • 10:15 - 10:45

Register

Ages 7-9 • 11:15 - 12:00

Register

Resources and Activities

SUMMER GUIDES

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FAMILY ACTIVITIES

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Babble Dabble Doo

https://babbledabbledo.com/

Exploratorium

https://www.exploratorium.edu

Instructables

https://www.instructables.com/craft

Little Bins for Little Hands 

https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com 

Pop Goes the Page (Princeton University's Cotsen Children's Library book-related craft blog)

https://popgoesthepage.princeton.edu 

Steam Powered Family

https://www.steampoweredfamily.com/category/activities

Steve Spangler Science Experiments:

https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiment-library/