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Illustration of kid reading a book laying underneath an open book at night

SUMMER READING FUN IS FOR ALL AGES

Early registration begins on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Log in to your Beanstack account or create an account.

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • Summer Reading Fun: May 23–July 31, 2024
  • Summer Reading Fun Guides: Available May 1, 2024
  • School starts: August 1, 2024
  • Last day to apply tickets: Sunday, August 4, 2024
  • Grand prize drawings: Monday, August 5, 2024
  • Last day to pick up prizes: Monday, August 19, 2024
  • Redraw for unclaimed grand prizes: Tuesday, August 20, 2024

REGISTER

Sign-up is easy!

  • If you participated in previous reading challenges at FCPL, log into your Beanstack account and select the Adventure Begins at Your Library challenge.
  • To create a new account, click "Register an Individual or Family."
  • You can register multiple family members–children or adults–once logged in to your account by clicking your name in the upper right-hand corner of the screen and then, "Add a Reader."
  • If you would like to log reading on the app, download the Beanstack Tracker app on your device.

RECORD BOOKS, TIME, AND ACTIVITIES

Beanstack Instructional Steps Link to Beanstack website

Earning points is easy!

Track your reading and earn points using Beanstack.

  • 1 minute of reading = 1 point
  • 1 book read = 20 points (best for preschoolers)
  • 1 Activity = 10 points

Earn a ticket for our grand prize drawings for every 500 points you earn during the active challenge period (May 23–July 31, 2024).

GRAND PRIZE DRAWING

For every 500 points earned, you get a ticket to enter the Grand Prize Drawing.

The Grand Prize Drawings will take place on Monday, August 5, 2024.

PRESCHOOL GRAND PRIZES

Pirate Basket

Pirate Basket

Play 'n Learn Basket

Play 'n Learn Basket

Storytime Basket

Storytime Basket

ELEMENTARY GRAND PRIZES

Art Basket

Art Basket

Camping Basket

Camping Basket

LEGO® Basket

LEGO® Basket

Science Basket

Science Basket

Scholastic Book Pack

Scholastic Book Pack

Wings of Fire Basket

Wings of Fire Basket

TEEN GRAND PRIZES

Camping Basket

Camping Basket

Lunch Buddy Basket

Lunch Buddy Basket

Hanging with a Friend Basket

Hanging with a Friend Basket

Rock Painting Basket

Rock Painting Basket

ADULT GRAND PRIZES

Atlanta Botanical Garden Basket

Atlanta Botanical
Garden Basket

Cumming Country Fair & Festival Basket

Cumming Country Fair
& Festival Basket

Gibbs Gardens Basket

Gibbs Gardens Basket

State Parks Basket

State Parks Basket

Students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 can also earn buttons.

Collage of the 100, 250, 500, 750, and 1000 buttons
Collage of the Adventure Awaits, Create Adventure, Kindness Grows, and Wow! buttons

SUMMER READING FUN EVENTS

Fun and free activities and programs for the whole family!

CUMMING LIBRARY

Thu, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Thu, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Mon, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Mon, Jul 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:45am

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:45am

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:15am

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cumming Meeting Room

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 3:45pm

Mon, Jul 29, 10:30am - 11:30am

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:15am

Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

HAMPTON PARK LIBRARY

POST ROAD LIBRARY

Thu, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 11:30am

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:45am

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:30am

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:30am

Thu, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sat, Jul 27, 11:00am - 11:30am

SHARON FORKS LIBRARY

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 10:30am

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:30am

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Wed, Jul 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sharon Forks Meeting Room Side B

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Sat, Jul 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration is now closed

Sun, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Click here for the Summer Reading Program Guide

THANK YOU TO OUR TITLE SPONSORS

Friends and Advocates Logo - Illustration of tree with multi colored leaves on an open book
Rotary Club of Forsyth County Logo - Blue text with gold cog wheel

Thank you to the Forsyth County Public Library Friends and Advocates
and the Rotary Club of Forsyth County for their generous
annual support of Summer Reading Fun.