READING PROGRAMS

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

This program is designed to encourage a child and their parents/caregivers to read together everyday. Babies through children not yet in Kindergarten may participate.

Sign up for the program on Beanstack. Pick up a 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading log at the Youth Services desk to get started. Books you read should be listed in your reading log not in Beanstack.

Summer Reading

Dig Deeper: Read, Investigate, Discover

For Preschool – 5th grades. Sign up for Summer Reading online through Beanstack. Earn virtual tickets by completing Discovery Goals. Log the activities you complete in your Beanstack account. Enter the tickets you earn into a drawing of your choice to win awesome prizes. Over 100 winner will be pulled in an end of summer drawing.

Kangaroo Club

For 0-2 years. This summer reading program is designed especially for babies, toddlers, and caregivers to engage in beginning literacy activities together. Complete an activity to earn a virtual ticket. Log the activities you complete in your Beanstack account. Enter the tickets you earn into a drawing of your choice to win prizes perfect for you and your baby. Winners will be pulled in an end of the summer drawing. Sign up online through Beanstack.

Summer Reading Handouts

Summer Reading at-a-glance. Use these printable handouts to keep track of your summer reading progress and activities. Please note these are not reading logs. They are meant for your reference only.

Summer Reading Activity Sheets

Printable activity sheets for going on a nature scavenger hunt. Choose the one that’s right for your outdoor adventure.