Kids Summer Reading Program

Kids Summer Reading Program

Read books. Do fun activities. Win prizes!

How it Works:

NEW! Register online. Visit or download the app called "Beanstack."

If you prefer to track your time on paper, that works too! Beginning June 1, once you reach the one hour milestone, give your local branch a call and we will register you over the phone.

Enter for a Chance to Win a Bicycle, courtesy of Meijer

NEW! Complete summer reading activities and track them in your Beanstack account to earn prize drawing entries! Drawings include passes to local entertainment, book sets, and more!

Also, all participants will be entered to win a College Choice 529 Savings Account.

Follow us on Facebook to watch online programming, have fun with themed activities, and find out about good books to read! Weekly updates will be posted every Monday morning beginning on June 1!

What You Need to Know:

When can I start? The program runs from June 1 - August 1, 2020. Prizes may be redeemed through August 8, 2020.

What books count? Books from home, library books, e-books, magazines, graphic novels, and audiobooks all count.

What prizes can I earn? Books, drawstring backpacks, tickets to Indianapolis Indians games, free passes to Indy attractions, and more!

How do I redeem prizes? Watch for additional information about how to redeem your reading time for prizes on this web page or on the Beanstack website or app. Prize quantities are limited.

What if I Don't want to do everything online, or need help getting set up? Give your local Library branch a call, and we can register and track your progress over the phone.

Join Us Online for Story Times and Workshops!

All of our programming this summer will be online. We have a little something for everyone from art workshops to puppet shows to story time and Silly Safaris animal shows. Stay tuned for more information.