2023 Summer Reading Adventure

2023 Summer Reading Adventure

todos juntos ahora, kids carrying books
all together now, children carrying books

it works:

person reading

1. Sign Up

Click here to sign up or come into a library and get started starting on May 21st.

2. Log

Get your log when you sign up in the library or print one here starting May 21st. 

3. Read

When you read, you can check off, color in, or track your reading using the handprints on your log.
How much reading for each handprint? Depends how old you are!
Age 0-4: Read 10 minutes
Age 5-8: Read 15 minutes
Age 9+: Read 25 minutes

4. Do
Fun Stuff

There are activities on your log! Finish one, then cross out, color in, check off, punch a hole through—do WHATEVER to track your activities!

5. Prizes

Each bubble is one point. Each sea creature is one point.
10 points = Prize #1
20 points = Prize #2
30 points = Prize #3, and you finished!
Prizes will be ready starting May 28th, and they’ll be gone August 13th.

6. Still Having Fun?

You can get 50 points for the summer! If you get all 50, you’re an amazing reader, and we’ve got a special prize waiting for you.



Thanks to
Our Partners

Thanks to
Our Partners

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Sign Up Help

Sign Up Help

The Beanstack Tracker app is a user-friendly mobile app with tools designed to help you and your family discover books, keep track of your reading, and accomplish reading goals. It makes participating in the Summer Reading Adventure a breeze by allowing you to easily track your progress and keeping you motivated with points and badges.  

Getting Started With the App  

  1. Download the free Beanstack Tracker app from the app store on your device 
  2. After opening the app, search for High Plains Library District
  3. Touch Sign up!
  4. Create a Username and Password. 
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the registration for you or your child. You will be asked for the following information: 
  6. Name  
  7. Email 
  8. Phone Number 
  9. Zip Code 
  10. Library Card Number 
  11. Name of the school you are attending (if applicable)  
  12. Touch Add a Reader to add additional family members to the account. 
  13. Select the Discover button at the bottom of the screen to register for the Summer Reading Adventure  

Book Lists

Kids' Books About Friendship

Middle Grade Books about Friendship

Young Adult Books About Friendship