Summer Reading Program 2020 - Imagine Your Story

Launching this year, the Summer Reading Program will be largely digital through our use of the Beanstack app. Due to the extraordinary circumstances of this summer, the entire Summer Reading Program has been converted to a digital format. For more information on the Library’s most recent Covid-19 information (closures, contactless pickup, cancellations, etc.) please click here.

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Digital Summer Reading Challenges through Beanstack

Before any of the events of the last couple months, we had already decided to move our challenges for Youth and Adult Summer Reading to Beanstack. Beanstack encompasses the entirety of the SRP challenges: registration, logging, prize drawings, and badges. Find our Beanstack webpage here or, find the Beanstack Tracker app in the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store and search for "Papillion Public Library". Below you will also find a link to Beanstack as well as a document with information on Beanstack if you want to check that out before you start your reading challenge.

Registration through Beanstack starts May 25th! SRP starts June 1st and ends July 31st.

Click Here for Beanstack Website and Challenges.
Click Here for Information on Beanstack.

Events, Weekly Activities, and Challenge Extras!

Click the Youth or Adult buttons below to get more information on the exciting social distancing programs, weekly activities, and raffle prizes for each of the challenges.

Click Here for the Adult Summer Reading Program!
Click Here for the Youth Summer Reading Program!

Reading Challenges Information

The Summer Reading Challenges are broken into four age categories that run from June 1st to July 31st.

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Kids (5-12)

Reading goal: 20 hours – earn a free book, plus coupons

Earn tickets through Beanstack by logging reading, writing book reviews, and completing activities.

“Try and read 20 hours. That’s just 20 minutes a day! Along the way earn badges, coupons, and tickets that can be used for raffle drawings. If you complete the 20 hours you will win a free book.”


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Adults (18+)

“Join in the fun with the Papillion Public Library Summer Reading Challenge 2020. Earn badges for reading, trying new things, and getting out and about. Participants will be entered for a chance to win one of many great prizes. Make it a great summer!”

PreReaders (0-5)

Reading goal: 15 hours – earn a free book, plus coupons.

Earn tickets through Beanstack by logging reading and completing activities.

“Reading out loud and talking about books is one of the most important ways to get your child ready to read and start school. For our 0-5 year old patrons, we invite caregivers to talk, sing, write, play and read with your young ones. Try to read together at least 15 minutes a day. Along the way earn badges, coupons, and tickets that can be used for raffle drawings. If you read together for 15 hours you will win a free book.”

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Teens (13-17)

Reading goal: 30 hours – earn a free book, plus coupons

Earn tickets through Beanstack by logging reading, writing book reviews, and completing activities

“Try and read 30 hours. That’s just 30 minutes a day! Along the way earn badges, coupons, and tickets that can be used for raffle drawings. If you complete the 30 hours you will win a free book.”


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