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Dive right in with the 2022 Summer Reading Program, Oceans of Possibilities! Beginning Wednesday, June 1, and running through Monday, August 15, enjoy an entire summer of FREE programs, workshops, storytimes, concerts and performances for all ages, scheduled throughout the library system. Find all the program listings in the Event Calendar.

Track your reading and earn rewards! It’s easy! First, sign up at your local Library location or online at ebrpl.beanstack.org starting June 1. Then, read books and log them into your Beanstack account to earn virtual badges, as well as entries for weekly prize drawings! There are reading challenges and incentives for kids, teens, and even adults! The rules, requirements, badges and incentives vary based on the age group. In addition to online Summer Reading Challenges for all ages, there are tons of online programming for family fun with the Virtual Programming Challenge!

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The Li'l Ones Program is for ages 0 to 5. To complete this challenge, children need to listen to or read at least 10 books. Once a child has completed 10 books, see a library staff member to collect completion incentives, while supplies last. For every 5 books completed, they earn an entry (up to 5 entries total) into a drawing for a chance to win a special incentive.

The Young Readers Program is for ages 5-11. To complete this challenge, children need to read for at least 300 minutes. Once a child reads for at least 300 minutes, see a library staff member to collect completion incentives, while supplies last. For every 100 minutes read, they earn an entry (up to 5 entries total) into a drawing for a chance to win a special incentive.

For more information, call 231-3760.

Sign up on Beanstack!
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Our teen challenge is for grades 6 to 12. Completion requires at least 10.5 hours of reading (21 sessions of 30 minutes). There are 7 virtual activity badges, and teens can gain 22 entries into the weekly drawings.

Check out the teen calendars to see what's happening at your branch this summer.

For more information, call 231-3770.

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Our Adult Challenge is open to ages 18 and up. Adults must read at least 3 books to complete the challenge, but you can also keep reading and earn up to 27 virtual activity badges and 3 entries into summer drawings!

For more information, call 231-3740.

Sign up on Beanstack!