JUNE 3 – JULY 27

Get ready for adventures that begin at the Library. All ages are encouraged to log reading and activities this summer to earn prizes and chances to win prize baskets and grand prize packs.

Choose to participate online with Beanstack or with a paper log available at your local Library beginning June 3.

Receive a free sticker for your water bottle or laptop for signing up!

Sign up here to participate in our 2024 Summer Reading Program online with Beanstack.

If you signed up online for Winter Reading with Beanstack, please use the same account information to register for Summer Reading.

Haven't downloaded the Beanstack app yet? Download the mobile app today.
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How To Participate

Earn Prizes as you read, are read to, or listen to an audiobook:

10 Days

  • Tote Bag
  • Free Book
  • Custom Bookplate
  • Local Prize Basket Raffle Ticket

30 Days

  • Summer Reading 2024 T-Shirt
  • Local Prize Basket Raffle Ticket
  • Grand Prize Drawing Ticket

40 Days

  • McDonalds Coupon
  • Sunglasses
  • Local Prize Basket Raffle Ticket
  • Grand Prize Drawing Ticket

50 Days

  • Free Book
  • Custom Bookplate
  • Local Prize Basket Raffle Ticket
  • Two Grand Prize Drawing Tickets

In addition to reading, participate in summer activities for additional Local Prize Basket Raffle Tickets.

  • Attend a program
  • Check out five or more library materials
  • Enjoy the outdoors
  • Read to a family member, pet, or friend
  • Visit a different library location

Redeem tickets for Local Prize Baskets in-person at your local library.

Local Prize Baskets for children and teens may include Squishmallows, chalk, sketch books, charging cables, science kits, and gift cards.

Local Prize Baskets for adults may include book weights, journals, tote bags, flashlights, tech cases, metal water bottles, reading lights, and gift cards.


Grand Prizes

Redeem tickets for Grand Prize Drawings on Beanstack if you are participating online or at your local Library if you are participating using a paper log.

1. Listen to the Beats


Beats Studio Pro Wireless Headphones
Headphone Case
Fit Pro Earbuds
Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker

2. Game Time


Nintendo Switch
Joy-Con Controllers
512GB Memory Card
Carrying Case
Nintendo Gift Card

3. Let’s Get Cookin’


Stand Mixer With Pasta Attachment
Cuisinart 6-Quart Air Fryer
Cuisinart 2-Quart Ice Cream Maker

4. Play Time

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Nugget Play Couch
Extra Liner Set
Extra Cover Set
Wooden Blocks
Cars & Trucks

5. Night In

Amazon Kindle

Kindle Scribe Essentials Bundle
Barnes & Noble Gift Card

6. Night Out for Four

GiftCards SummerReading

Weathervane Theater Gift Card
E.J. Thomas Hall Voucher
Nightlight Theater Voucher
Four Tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Firestone CLC's Akron School for the Arts
Luigi’s Gift Card

7. Local Sites

GiftCards SummerReading

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens Gift Card
Hale Farm and Village Gift Card
Perkins Stone Mansion & John Brown House Gift Card
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Gift Card
Swenson’s Gift Card

8. Let’s Play

GiftCards SummerReading

Riviera Bowling Gift Card
Springfield Roller Rink Gift Card
Urban Air Gift Card
Big Shots Golf Gift Card
Akron Children’s Museum Gift Card

All Grand Prizes tickets must be redeemed by 5 pm on July 27, 2024.

Grand Prize drawings will be held the week of August 5. Winners will be contacted directly.

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