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Summer Reading Adventure: Read, Renew, Repeat!

Saturday, June 1 - Wednesday, July 31

Complete activities and win prizes! All activities are repeatable! 

How to participate

  1. Register online OR pick up a log at any APLD location. If you've never used Beanstack before, you can create an account now! 

  2. Complete 20 activities and you’ve completed our summer reading adventure! All activities are repeatable!

  3. For a bonus challenge, complete an extra 100 minutes of reading to receive an additional prize! (Just 20 minutes a day, for five days!)


Log your activities on the Beanstack Tracker app. Download the app for easier access!


Download the paper log!

Pick up your prizes!

After you have logged your activity points into Beanstack or completed your log,  come into any of the 4 library locations to collect your prize! Prizes can be redeemed starting June 8 at 9 a.m.

Join us!

Summer Reading Programs & Special Events
Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Ever want a bookish secret hiding place? And/or do you enjoy fun boxes to put things in? Come make your own secret box from a discarded book. All materials will be provided.

Mon, Jun 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Eola Road Branch - Meeting Room 166 (Large Meeting Room)
Join us as we upcycle vinyl records into works of art! No prior painting experience is needed, and all materials will be provided.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - S218 - Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Technology Lab
Calling all Makers! Educator Minhaj Farrukh will explore how hydraulic power can be used for excavation, and all participants will build their own manually-controlled device.

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Santori Library - N125/N126 Combo
¿Quieres aprender cómo prolongar la vida útil de tu coche, o lo qué debes considerar al comprar un automóvil usado? ¡Este programa te puede ayudar a responder estas preguntas y más!

Tue, Jul 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Give an old book a new life by turning it into a piece of folded book art! Choose a provided design, or make your own simple design for a truly one of a kind piece. All materials will be provided.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Santori Library - N125/N126 Combo
Jazz up your 4th of July picnic table! Join us to make a fun tabletop decoration with clear salt shakers and red, white, and blue buttons.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Santori Library - N224 - Dolan Family Teen Program Room
Calling all Makers! Educator Minhaj Farrukh will explore how solar energy is used for various applications, and all participants will make their own solar energy device to take home.

Need help registering?

Need help registering and logging your activities? Below are videos that can help, whether it’s using the Beanstack website or the Beanstack Tracker. For additional assistance, feel free to contact us.

Using the website

Using the App