Summer Reading 2021

All-Ages Summer Reading, June 1 - July 31 

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Collect Summer Reading Prizes by Monday at 8 pm!Read, earn prizes and digital badges, do engaging activities, and help us reach our community goal of 400,000 minutes read by the end of July!

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Use the Beanstack website or download Beanstack Tracker mobile app (Google Play or iTunes/App Store). Different challenges will let you log minutes, books, or activities. Between challenges you may use Beanstack to keep track of books or minutes read, write reviews, find book recommendations, and more!

  • New users: Parents can sign up for the whole family, and every member can track their own progress.
  • Returning users: update your account info or recover your password anytime, online or in the app. When a new challenge is coming up, you will be able to select it. You can use the app even if you didn’t last year.
  • Beanstack tips for new and returning users (website and app): English and Spanish

Important Dates 

  • First day to sign up: June 1
  • First day to pick up prizes: June 8
  • Last day to sign up: July 24
  • Last day of program; last day to pick up prizes: July 31
  • Check our calendar for special in-person events and storytimes, and online programs:

How it Works

Babies - Preschoolers

  • Play, read, sing, talk, and write with your young child - the 5 best practices to develop strong readers!
  • Earn points for each activity; earn a prize and a digital badge for 10, 20, 30, and 40 points.
  • Challenge yourself to do at least one activity every day!
  • Track activities completed by July 31 using the Log Activities button.
  • Optional: print out a paper log in English or Spanish

Kids and Teens (grades K-12)

  • Challenge yourself and earn prizes and digital badges at 300, 600, 900 and 1200 minutes. 
  • Just for fun - earn bonus digital badges for activities.
  • Loved something you read? Write a review, and we may feature it on our blog!
  • Track your minutes read by July 31 using the Log Reading button. 
  • Optional: print out a paper log in English or Spanish

Adults (18+)

  • Read for fun and learn about resources with online activities.
  • Reading for 30 minutes = 1 point
  • Each activity = 1 point
  • Each point up to 40 enters you into prize drawings. Challenge yourself to earn 40 points!
  • Loved what you read? Write a review and we may feature it on our blog!
  • Track progress with the Log Reading and Activities buttons by July 31.
  • Optional: print out a paper log in English or Spanish

Thank you to the Friends of the Lafayette Library Colorado Foundation and all our sponsors!

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