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2020 Summer Reading Program

READ Books! ATTEND Online Events! WIN Prizes!

June 1 - July 31

 

Summer Reading is for all ages!

Sign up today for the Imagine Your Story 2020 Summer Reading Program!

 

Our summer reading program will look a little different this year as we do our part to keep everyone safe and healthy but it will be just as fun!

We will still have great programs that you can attend and activities you can do - all online!

Read, dream, and imagine your story this summer at home with the Waukee Public Library.

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HOW IT WORKS:

 

KIDS

READ!  Read or have someone read to you for at least 15 minutes each day. The 15 minutes does not have to be read all at once. Books should be at, or above, your reading level. 
LOG!  Record the time you read online with Beanstack or the Beanstack Tracker app.
PRIZES!  After 20 days of reading you will earn a summer prize pack, including a free book, and a set of colored pencils.
All readers who earn a summer prize pack will be contacted August 3, with registration information for curbside prize pick-up times on August 7, 8, 14 & 15. Check out the prizes below!
 

TEENS

READ!  It can be a book, audiobook, magazine, newspaper—whatever!
LOG!  Record the time you read online with Beanstack or the Beanstack Tracker app.
PRIZES!  Each time you complete 5 days of reading you earn an entry into the weekly drawing for a $20 gift card to The Palms Theatres & IMAX and an entry into the grand prize drawing! 
After 20 days of reading you will earn a summer prize pack, including a free book, a set of colored pencils and a fun-sized candy.
All readers who earn a summer prize pack will be contacted August 3, with registration information for curbside prize pick-up times on August 7, 8, 14 & 15. Check out the prizes below!
 
 

ADULTS

READ!  It can be a book, audiobook, magazine, newspaper—whatever!
LOG!  Record the time you read online with Beanstack or the Beanstack Tracker app.
PRIZES!  Every half hour that you read counts as one entry into the weekly and grand prize drawings. While supplies last, you'll get a limited edition summer reading tote when you turn in your first log (5 hours)! You can also get additional entries into the drawings by completing the optional activities. 
All readers who earn a 5 Hour Reading Prize Tote will be contacted August 3, with registration information for curbside prize pick-up times on August 7, 8, 14 & 15. Supplies are limited and will be awarded in order of qualification. Check out the prizes below!
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BEANSTACK - ONLINE REGISTRATION

Logging with Beanstack is easy! If you have previously created an account, simply log in and click ‘register’ on the program of your choice. Profiles can be added to your existing account at any time making it easy for families to log together.
NOTE: If you have PREVIOUSLY registered for an account, no need to register again! Simply log in and join the program of your choice!

 GET THE APP |  Apple iOS  |  Android

 

First time Beanstack users: 

  1. Go to waukeelibrary.beanstack.org 
  2. You can register an individual for an account, or register an entire family by choosing another child or register another adult when prompted.
  3. Upon registration, each individual will receive their first badge and will be able to begin logging books and activities!

 

Kids Reading Log

Teen Reading Log

Adult Reading Log

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Attend Online Events!

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Upcoming Events

Kids' Maker MondayMon, July 13th - 12:00 AM
Teen Maker MondayMon, July 13th - 12:00 AM
Library Board MeetingTue, July 14th - 6:30 PM
Storytime OnlineWed, July 15th - 12:00 AM
Fairy Garden WorkshopSat, July 18th - 1:00 PM
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Win Prizes!

All readers who earn a summer prize pack will be contacted August 3, with registration information for curbside prize pick-up times on August 7, 8, 14 & 15.

 

 

 

 

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