Summer Reading Program

      

Summer Reading Program 2021
June 1 - August 31

Summer reading is virtual on Beanstack for logging reading, earning coupons and books, and winning grand prizes!
Visit veronapubliclibrary.beanstack.org and/or get the Beanstack Tracker app to create an account starting June 1. Then register each family member who would like to participate. If you've already registered on Beanstack for past library challenges, that login information will still work. Click here for more detailed instructions about how to register and log your reading and activities.

Prizes may be picked up any time the express library is open starting June 14. Please contact us by phone or email if you'd like to arrange for curbside pickup.

Check out this video that was shared with kids at the Verona Area School District about summer events, reading prizes, and grand prizes!

 

Pre-Reader (Ages 0 - 5)

Share books with your kids and log them in Beanstack. Get a paper tracking form at the library or print it at home.
15 Books = Grand prize entry
 25 Books = Free book plus coupons (Reach this milestone by August 2 to earn a Mallards ticket for that day)
35 Books = Grand prize entry
50 Books = Finished! Free book plus coupons and a finisher window cling

Keep going and read even more (100 books total) to earn another book. Plus there are fun activities to share with your child - each one earns a ticket for a chance to win a grand prize.
Grand prizes include fun toys like a slide, play tent, or a pool party. 

Kids who are age 5 have a choice of which program they'd prefer to do!

 

School-Age (Ages 5 - 11)

Kids ages 5 - 11 will keep track of the minutes they read or hear books. Get a paper tracking form at the library or print it at home.
4 hours = Grand prize entry
8 hours = Free book plus coupons (Reach this milestone by July 17 to earn a Dane County Fair pass and ticket to an August 2 Mallards game)
12 hours = Grand prize entry
16 hours = Finished! Coupons, free book and finisher window cling

Earn another book when you've done 24 total hours of reading! Plus there are fun activities to share with your child - each one earns a ticket for a chance to win a grand prize. Grand prizes include toys, pool parties, and a Nintendo Switch Lite. The library also offers many free special virtual events over the summer, like gaming and crafts. To see all of our events, click here

Click here to see the flyer shared with Verona Area School District kids (also available in Spanish)


Teens (Ages 12 - 18)

Teens ages 12-18 will keep track of the time they read during the summer.
4 hours = Grand prize entry
8 hours = Free book plus coupons
12 hours = Grand prize entry
16 hours = Finished! Coupons and free book
Earn another free book when you've done 24 hours of reading!

Plus there are fun activities to do - each one earns a ticket for a chance to win grand prizes, which include gift cards to local places, STEAM, a hammock, snacks, Spikeball, a Switch Lite, and more!
There are also free virtual, hybrid, and outdoor events over the summer, like movies, crafts, games, painting, and a book club. To see all of our events, check out our library calendar.

 

Summer reading is for adults, too!

Log every hour of reading you do (up to 20 hours total) and enter to win a $50 gift card to a Verona restaurant! All reading counts, including audio books.

The Summer Reading Program is funded by the Friends of the Verona Public Library.