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Adventure Begins At Your Library! 

Summer Reading Program 2024 has arrived! Get ready to adventure at your library during the Branch District Library's annual Summer Reading Program for all ages! Join us for loads of fun beginning on Monday, June 3 until Saturday, July 27. Children, Teens, and Adults can complete activities for the chance to win cool prizes, attend fun programs, and enjoy an awesome Summer Reading Program!

Registration will open in mid-May online or with the Beanstack App on your tablet or smartphone. Start tracking your reading activities on June 3 and complete everything by July 27 for the chance to win amazing grand prizes! A paper reading tracker (for all ages) is available at any branch of the library, or download it on this page to print at home. ALL participants that complete the Summer Reading Program will be given fair passes and a fast pass for the Foam Party on July 31st! 

Here's what to do:

SRP Reading Logs to Print
Early Literacy
  • Find great books to read or listen to that will complete the required 10 activities for your age group (children, teens, or adults). Try our catalog, Hoopla, or Libby!
  • Sign up for Beanstack and complete your activities online, or use the paper reading tracker available at the library, or download on this page to print at home.
  • Register and attend great programs and events!

All paper reading trackers must be returned to a Branch (you can put them in our outside drop boxes!) no later than end of the day on Saturday, July 27. Please make sure you have completed the activities in Beanstack as well. You can also submit your reading tracker by email to Winners will be announced on Monday, July 29 for the Grand Prize winners. All prizes must be picked up no later than Friday, August 2, 2024.

2024 Grand Prizes:

  • Children will have prizes for 3 age groups (2 winners per age group) at each branch):
    • Ages 0-3:
      • Option 1: Monkey Foam Party Pack 
      • Option 2: LeapFrog Spinning Lights Letter Ring
    • Ages 4-8:
      • Option 1: Outdoor Adventure Toys Kit with DIY Adventure Scrapbook
      • Option 2: Scavenger Hunt Card Game with DIY Adventure Scrapbook
    • Ages 9-12:
      • Option 1: Slushie Cup with Squishmallow 
      • Option 2: Inflatable Lounger 
    • Teens will have the opportunity to win one of two grand prizes at every single branch!
      • Option 1: (Red) Cuisinart Snow Cone Machine
      • Option 2: Amazon Gift Card
  • Adults will be entered into a grand prize drawing to win a $50 Meijer gift card, with a winner at every branch! 

2024 Coloring Contest

Everyone can join in our district-wide coloring contest, and there will be three age groups to choose from. Ages 0-8, 9-12, 3 and above. Color our special SRP-themed coloring page and return to any library branch by July 1 for a chance to win a prize. Your picture will be on display at the library during our Summer Reading Program! One picture will be selected from each age group to win a Summer goodie basket.

Summer Reading Program Events

Summer Reading Program Wrap-up Party! Wednesday, July 31st @ 6PM-8PM!

Join us at Heritage Park in Coldwater to wrap-up our Summer Reading Program! It's a fun foam party, so bring a towel to dry off! An online waiver must be completed before participating in foam party activities. Sign the waiver HERE or at the event! 

Questions? Email or contact your local branch!

Foam Party!