Summer Reading banner with a cartoon lizard sitting on a book amongst different colored blocks and leaves with text "tales and tails" and "Summer Reading 2021 June 1 - August 7"

This year’s Summer Reading theme is Tails & Tales. Summer reading is available for all ages and registration is ongoing beginning June 1 on our Beanstack website or the Beanstack Tracker app. Simply read books of your choice and earn prizes. Prizes can be picked up through August 14. New this year, we will offer an extra challenge of a Community Scavenger Hunt in July! Look for details coming soon!


Summer Reading Challenges

Early Literacy Readers | Babies 0-24 months
Complete a variety of early literacy activites to earn a prize pack and board book.  

Kids & Tween Readers | Ages 2 through 6th Grade
Read (or be read to) 8 hours to earn a prize pack, book from the summer reading cart, and an entry into a prize drawing of your choice. Read more hours to earn extra drawing tickets (maximum 3 tickets per child).

Teen Readers | Entering Grades 7 - 12
Teens will receive a registration packet (notebook + pen + bookmark) and a book from the book cart to get you started! To complete the challenge, read and log 5 books to get a prize pack and ticket into a prize drawing of your choice. Earn extra prize tickets by reading more books (maximum 3 tickets per teen). 

Adult Readers
Adults can read 3 books to earn a $5 gift card, a book and an entry into a prize drawing of your choice. Earn extra tickets into the drawing by reading more books (maximum 3 tickets per person). Stop by the Library after you register to pick out a book from the summer reading cart to get started!


Logging Your Reading

To log your reading, sign up for the summer reading program on our Beanstack website or download the Beanstack Tracker app to your phone. Families can sign up using one account and switch between readers to log reading.

Instructions if you do not have a Beanstack account:

  1. Go to https://wixomlibrary.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack Tracker app to your phone from the Apple Store or Google Play
  2. Click on "Register an Individual or Family"
  3. Fill out the registration form
  4. Select the Summer Reading challenge from the list of available challenges and Join the Challenge
  5. Start reading!

Already have a Beanstack Account? Follow these instructions:

  1. Sign into your account at https://wixomlibrary.beanstack.org
  2. Under Current Challenges, register and joinr the Summer Reading challenge
  3. Start reading!

 


Reading Inspiration
Looking for reading suggestions. Check out themed reading lists for Adults, Teens, Tweens, and Kids. If you are looking for something tailored to you, our Librarians are happy to make personalized recommendations. To get personalized recommendations, click the appropriate link: Kids and Tween Requests | Teen Requests | Adult Requests