Summer Reading 2020

Summer Reading is here and there is a program for everyone:
Rising K-5th Grades | Rising 6th-12th Grades | Preschool and Younger | Adults

Registration begins June 12!

Getting started for all ages and programs

  • Go to newcanaanlibrary.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack app on your smartphone (Apple App Store | Google Play Store
  • If you participated in our summer reading last year, log in with your account or reset your password if you’ve forgotten it; do not create a new account!
  • If you have not participated with us on Beanstack before, click the blue button “register an individual or family” to get started.
  • You will create one account for your entire family. It will ask for the account creator’s (parent’s) information first, then for each child.
  • Enter the grade level and school your child will be entering in the Fall of 2020
  • Watch this video if you need a tutorial!

Rising K-5th Grades


June 12 – August 15. Read books and complete activities to earn different badges, which you can turn into tickets for prize
drawings and even more incentives at home using our printable Family Map!
Rising K-5th Grades: Register here
Download your badge list and Family Map here!
Watch our Summer Reading Promo Video starring us!

Rising 6th – 12th Grades


June 12 – August 15. Join the fun with virtual games and programs, activity kit drops, and award drawings throughout the summer! Trophies will be awarded to top readers and participants.
Rising 6th – 12th Grades: Register here
Sign Up for the Weekly Teen Summer Newsletter Here!

Preschool and Younger


June 12 – August 15. Read books and complete early literacy activities together to help prepare your kids for reading! Earn badges to complete the Rainbow Road Trip using our printable Family Map!
Preschool and Younger: Register here
Download your badge list and Road Map here!

Adults


June 12 – September 7. Embark on a quest to circle the globe through books. Visit and log your reading of all 8 regions to be included in the end-of-summer drawing on September 8.
Adults: Register here
Watch an overview on how to sign up and log books and activities