June 20 — August 13
For youth entering in grade 6-12
Read and complete activities for the chance to be a winner of one of 8 Grand Prizes!
Incoming 6th graders can participate in either the children's or teen summer reading program.
Teen Summer Reading Flyer (Printer-friendly PDF)
How It Works:
- Read what you like and log your reading time as you go or in chunks of time.
- Earn virtual Logging Badges for reaching reading milestones (4, 8, 10, 12 hours).
- Earn your Completion Badge and a free book by completing 12 hours of reading time. Keep reading to earn more badges and tickets!
- For each badge you earn, you'll be awarded virtual tickets towards the Grand Prize Raffle. You'll need to have earned at least 1 badge by the end of the program to be eligible for the raffle. Each completed logging badge under 20 hours is worth 5 tickets, and each logging badge of 20 or more hours is worth 10 tickets.
Want to earn more tickets?
You can also earn Activity Badges by completing a number of themed activities. These mental, physical, and creative activities are each worth 3 tickets. Many badges require you to complete more than one activity to earn the badge.
Grand Prize Raffle
Eight grand prizes--in the form of gift cards--will be awarded to teen participants who have earned at least one badge. Most of the prizes will help to support local businesses. The last time to earn badges is 11:59 PM on August 13.
Imagine Your Story is sponsored by the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and supported through the generosity of the Friends of the Middleborough Public Library. The Beanstack summer reading platform is made possible by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and with the assistance of the Massachusetts Library System.