Participants will have the opportunity to track their summer reading online with Beanstack, opens a new window or on a paper tracker. Pick up your summer reading program materials, a summer bookmark and an entry pass to Battle Creek Waterworks. You do not need to complete the program to pick up your bookmark and Waterworks entry pass, while supplies last. Ask at your local library location for details!
Start your Summer Break: Use your Beanstack account, opens a new window or download the Beanstack Tracker app, opens a new window on your device and choose the "Summer Break" program to participate or Pick up a paper tracker at a Ramsey County Library location, opens a new window nearest to you.
Complete the Program: Earn a free book by earning badges in Beanstack or filling out your paper tracker! Complete the program to be entered into a grand prize drawing for a chance at a family pack of tickets (4) to the Minnesota State Fair or a $50 gift card!
Grades 5 and under: Track the number of books read, time spent reading or activities completed on Beanstack! Or write down titles or time spent reading on your paper tracker.
Pre-K and under: Children ages 6 and younger can participate in both our Kids Summer Break and our year-round program, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Ask your librarian for details.
Grand Prizes: Participants who complete the Summer Break program will automatically be entered in a Beanstack drawing for a grand prize drawing for a family pack (4) of Minnesota State Fair tickets or Twins tickets, or a $50 gift card. Completions prizes available after June 15.
All badges or paper tracker must be completed by August 5 to earn prizes. The summer reading program is sponsored by the Ramsey County Library Friends, Ramsey County Park and Recreation, Battle Creek Waterworks, MELSA, Minnesota State Fair and Minnesota Twins with additional funding from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Media Sponsored by KARE-11 and Star Tribune.