2021 Kids Summer Reading Challenge

Let reading connect you with your Library, community, and world!

Kids (Birth-Grade 8)

Connect with your world by reading books and completing activities. Participate by logging your reading and community activities through Beanstack.

This week’s Library Visit code is: 1782


Birth-Age 5 Instructions

  • Read and log your books with the Beanstack app, online, or in-person.
  • Receive prizes for reading 15, 30, and 45 books.
  • Earn a completion book and grand prize raffle ticket when you finish 60 books.

Grades K-8 Instructions

  • Read and log your minutes with the Beanstack app, online, or in-person.
  • Receive prizes for reading 250, 500, and 750 minutes.
  • Earn a completion book and grand prize raffle ticket when you finish 1000 minutes.

If you participated in a summer, winter, or other reading program before, you already have a Beanstack account. If you don’t remember your login, use the Forgot Password feature online or with the Beanstack app. Please note: To use these features, you must have an email attached to your Beanstack account. If you are unable to reset your username or password, please contact the Youth Services Department for assistance.


Prizes

Visit our outdoor canopy locations on the North Lawn every Wednesday from 2:30-4:30 PM beginning June 9 to pick up your summer reading prizes. Weather permitting.

Or visit the Library during open hours and pick up your prizes at the Youth Services Desk. You can also request your prizes for pick-up at the Drive-Up Window by calling the Youth Services Department or emailing ysdepartment@glenviewpl.org.

  • 15 books or 250 minutes – Coupon prize pack
  • 30 books or 500 minutes – Splash ball
  • 45 books or 750 minutes – Spin the wheel
  • 60 books or 100 minutes: Free book of your choice from selections provided & grand prize raffle entry

Finished early?

The more you read, the better your chances to win! Earn an extra grand prize raffle ticket for every 15 books you read above 60 (max. 300 books) or 250 minutes you read above 1000 (max. 5000 minutes).

Grand Prize Raffle – Explore Your World Kit

Continent Race Geography game, Pallina game, Hugglepod Deluxe hanging chair, SolarBots kit, Celestron 21024 Telescope (and accessories), and 50 Things to See with a Telescope book.

Weekly Gift Card Raffles

Enter the weekly Summer Reading Challenge drawing for chances to win gift cards to local businesses! Visit the Library or check here each week for a new weekly raffle code to enter into Beanstack.

Earn extra weekly raffle entries by visiting our Summer Reading Partners or attending special Library events to get additional codes. Once you collect a code, find the matching Activity Badge in Beanstack to enter. Each code can only be used once.

Watch the video below to learn more about collecting and redeeming activity badges.

Connect With Your World all around Glenview this summer!