Summer Reading

Overview

Summer Reading
June 8 - July 18

Sign up for Beanstack

We have Summer Reading challenges for all ages! Starting this year we will be using Beanstack, an online program or download the app called Beanstack Tracker to help you keep track of your reading time and activities. Signup now!

Here’s a sneak peak at what to expect this summer!  If you have any questions, please call 624-4629 or email hml.reference@gmail.com

Kid’s Summer Reading (ages 0-14)

We are doing our program a bit different this year. Instead of hours, you’ll read for a certain amount of days. But don’t worry, it’s only for 15 minutes a day. But if you want to read longer, feel free!

1. Read for at least 15 minutes a day. Reading includes books, audiobooks, reading to pets, bedtime stories and more! And you can always read for longer. 

2. Track your progress using Beanstack or print your own Kid's Summer Reading log here. You can also make your very own calendar. 

3. Read for 20 days and get a free book! Contact the library to claim your prize. 

Teen’s Summer Reading & Activities (ages 13-18)

This year’s teen summer reading includes a variety of activities. We ask that you complete at least 1 activity from 4 different sections. Of course you can try to finish all the activities too!

1. Complete any of the activities.

2. Track your progress using Beanstack.

3. Do at least 1 activity from 4 different sections to finish challenge, and win a prize! Contact the library to claim your prize. 

Adult Summer Reading (ages 18 and up)

This year’s adult summer reading includes a variety of activities. We ask that you complete at least 1 activity from 4 different sections. You are welcome to complete all the activities as well. 

1. Complete any of the activities.

2. Track your progress using Beanstack or print your own Adult Summer Reading log here.

3. Do at least 1 activity from 4 different sections to finish challenge and to get your free book! Contact library to claim your prize. 

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STEM Sparks with Ms Liese
Registration Required

STEM Sparks 1-Day Camp @ Carmel Public Library. Sign up at bit.ly/cplstemsparks or call 831-624-4629.

1-Day Online Camp – Recommended for 4th-8th graders

Register here to receive the Zoom link, limited to 15 families.

Learn about flyers and skyscrapers! We will explore design in the world around us.  With your new camp friends, you will use what you have discovered to design, build, and test something you might think is impossible to build out of paper. 

Recommended for 4th-8th graders (younger children can participate with a parent or older sibling).