Kids’ Summer Reading and Activities

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Summer Library Events
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Penn Brook Summer Reading Lists and Assignments
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Kids’ Summer Reading Challenge:

From June 17th – August 19th

For kids birth through entering 6th grade

Register for the reading program on Beanstack at or download the Beanstack App.  *If you used the online summer reading software last year, you already have an account. Sign in and select the Kid’s Summer Reading Challenge.*

Having trouble or need a refresher with Beanstack?  Check out our help page.

Keep track of your summer reading to earn:

  • Every 2 hours = 1 raffle ticket
  • Every 5 hours = 5 stickers for the mystery mosaic poster
  • 10 hours = free book
  • 20 hours = 2nd free book

*Summer reading can include books, magazines, comic books, listening to audio books, having someone read to you, or even cereal boxes.*

How to earn raffle tickets:

  • Read (or be read to) 2 hours
  • Write a book review on Beanstack
  • Visit the Storywalk
  • Participate in a summer library activity

      Raffle prizes include:

  • $25 Jabberwocky Bookshop gift certificate
  • $25 Cafe Sarina/Kallie’s Kones/Garden Golf gift certificate
  • Crocheted Elephant and Piggie donated by Beth Bachand
  • Bruce the Bear Plush toy
  • Goats to Go – Goat Snuggle gift certificate