Summer Reading

Summer Reading for All Ages at St. Mary’s County Library!

Build a Better World cartoon letters with tools around them

Read to Me: Build a Better World

Read to Me: Build a Better World (for kids who are read to, or who need help reading) runs June 1 – August 26. Complete any 12 challenges from the list on the back of your gameboard to earn your Finisher’s Medal and be entered to win the grand prize, a Kindle Fire. For each additional 12 challenges completed, earn one additional entry into the grand prize drawing (up to four entries total). Grand prize drawings will be held after August 26.

  • Register for Read to Me: Build a Better World (If you participated in summer reading last year, you likely already have a Beanstack account. You do not need to create a new account. You can sign in with your username and password and register for this summer’s program.)
    • Note: If you select your child’s school when registering and your child finishes the summer reading program, we will share that information with the school. If you do not wish to share this information, please select the “Other” option when choosing a school at registration.
  • Download a gameboard or pick one up at any branch.

 

Build a Better World

Build a Better World (for kids and teens who read on their own) runs June 1 – August 26. Complete any 12 challenges from the list on the back of your gameboard to earn your Finisher’s Medal and be entered to win the grand prize, a Kindle Fire. For each additional 12 challenges completed, earn one additional entry into the grand prize drawing (up to four entries total). Grand prize drawings will be held after August 26.

  • Register for Build a Better World (If you participated in summer reading last year, you likely already have a Beanstack account. You do not need to create a new account. You can sign in with your username and password and register for this summer’s program.)
    • Note: If you select your child’s school when registering and your child finishes the summer reading program, we will share that information with the school. If you do not wish to share this information, please select the “Other” option when choosing a school at registration.
  • Download a gameboard or pick one up at any branch.

 

Build a Better World for Adults

Build a Better World runs June 1 – August 26. Read or listen to books and write reviews to get Bingo, receive a prize, and be entered to win a Kindle Fire. Additional Bingo rows earn you additional entries in the drawing (maximum five entries). Grand prize drawings will be held after August 26.