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Summer Reading

Imagine Your Adventure!

June 1-August 21

Sign up here or download the Beanstack Tracker app. Logging your time spent reading gets us closer to our community goal of 10,000 hours!

  

Kids

Up to Grade 6

How to Participate:

Watch as Ms. Mikey explains how to participate in Summer Reading here or read the directions below.

  • Sign up here or download the Beanstack Tracker app.
  • Read 5 hours and earn a special Niles-Maine District Library yard sign or window decal.
  • Read 10 hours to get a free book, drawstring backpack, and a ticket for the Grand Prize drawing.
  • Read 15 hours to get a bucket full of sidewalk chalk and a bonus ticket for our Grand Prize drawing.

There will also be an activity badge to do every week. Each weekly activity badge completed will earn you a bonus ticket for the Grand Prize drawing.

Grand Prizes Featuring Local Businesses:

  • Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Card for New Shoes
  • Target Gift Card for a New Bike
  • Michaels Gift Card for Craft Supplies

 

Teens

Grades 7-12

How to Participate:

Watch as Ms. Donna explains how to participate in Summer Reading here or read the directions below.

  • Sign up here or download the Beanstack Tracker app.
  • Your first 2 hours read earns you a Niles-Maine District Library yard sign or window decal.
  • Every 2 hours read after that earns you entry in a surprise package drawing that we pull from twice a month. Choose between a craft, sport, or brain teaserthemed package.
  • Every 2 hours read also earns you a Grand Prize ticket to put towards the drawing of your choice.

Check completed activities off the challenge list and earn a tote bag full of bonus prizes once you’ve completed the entire list.

Grand Prizes Featuring Local Businesses:

  • Outdoor Adventure Prize: Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Card
  • Indoor Adventure Prize: Target Gift Card

 

Adults

Ages 18 & Up

How to Participate: 

Sign up here or download the Beanstack Tracker app. Do 3 in any combination of the following.

Once you do 3, you get a Grand Prize entry. For every additional 3 you do, you will get another Grand Prize entry. There is no limit to the number of entries you can get.

Grand Prizes Featuring Local Businesses: 

Niles Chamber of Commerce gift cards will be awarded to 4 winners. Gift cards can be used at over 20 locations locally including Abt, Kappys, McAlister’s Deli, and Yogli Mogli. Visit the Niles Chamber website for full list. Winners must have a Niles-Maine library card.