2020 Summer Reading Program: Imagine Your Story
We are now using Beanstack – a website and app that allows you to track your reading and participate in fun challenges year round.
If you don’t already have a Beanstack account sign up now! Don’t forget to download the Beanstack App to participate on the go!
Print out a scavenger hunt sheet here: Scavenger Hunt.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I sign up for Beanstack?
- Beanstack is a website and app that allows you track your reading and participate in fun reading challenges all year long including the summer reading program, winter reading program, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten and more.
Do I need to create an account for each of my children with separate login information for each?
- No, Beanstack allows families to register together.
Do I have to log my reading to earn tickets?
- No, if you want to complete just the activity badges you can just complete those, but by logging your reading time you’ll earn additional tickets.
Do I have to complete activities to earn tickets?
- No, if you want to just log your time spent reading you can do just that, but by completing activity badges you’ll earn additional tickets.
What age group is the summer program for?
- All ages can participate from birth through 120 years (if you’re older than 120 you can lie about your age 😉
Do I have to go to the Grafton Public Library during the summer to participate in this program?
- No. Due to COVID-19 we have completely overhauled our summer program so that everyone can participate virtually. For more information on the library’s reopening – visit graftonlibrary.org or Facebook for the latest news.
Will the library’s summer program be completely virtual in 2021?
- We hope not but we plan to continue to use Beanstack as part of our Library’s services to encourage reading and participation throughout the year.
I’m having trouble. Can you help?
- Yes! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out to us on social media and we will help you.
Will I get a physical badge?
- No. This summer you can only earn digital badges on Beanstack.
Sponsors: The 2020 MA Statewide Summer Reading Program is sponsored by:
- Grafton Public Library
- Friends of the Grafton Public Library
- Town of Grafton
- Grafton Cultural Council, an agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council
- Apple Tree Arts
- Willard House & Clock Museum
- Massachusetts Library System
- Boston Bruins
- Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC)
- Collaborative Library Summer Program (CLSP)