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Summer Library Challenge - June 1-August 1, 2024

Westlake Porter Public Library Summer Library Challenge

Preregistration begins May 1! Register by May 31 and you will be entered into an extra prize drawing!

Westlake Porter Public Library is challenging all ages to read or listen to books each day this summer!

 

Beanstack is a digital tool to track your reading and other library challenges throughout the year!

Sign up for Beanstack once and track your progress year after year. You can sign up the whole family and track not only your own reading but your kids' progress in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, the Summer Library Challenge and more!

Download the Beanstack Tracker app to keep up with your reading on the go on your favorite mobile device.

Beanstack logoGo to the Apple App StoreGo to the Google Play Store

Meet the Challenge

Summer Library Challenge log/game board thumbnailStarting June 1 record each day that you read. Complete 15 days of reading (they do not need to be consecutive) and go on one adventure. Then stop by the library to pick-up your halfway prize and get your entry into the grand prize raffle! Halfway prizes are available beginning June 15.

Don’t stop there! Keep reading and after you complete 30 days of reading and another adventure, stop by the library beginning June 30 to pick up your completion reward and receive more entries for the grand prize raffle!

The Summer Library Challenge is open to all ages!

  • For kids up to Kindergarten age we recommend 5-10 minutes per day
  • For kids in grades 1-6 we recommend 20 minutes per day
  • For grades 7-12 and adults we recommend 30 minutes per day
  • Any amount of reading counts!

Earn bonus entries for the grand prize drawing with extra reading days or adventures! Read up to 32 extra days and earn more entries the more you read, up to 23 grand prize entries. Go on up to 18 bonus adventures and earn one extra entry per activity. Bonus entries are logged on Beanstack only.

Choose Your Adventures

Choose two adventures to complete during the Summer Library Challenge after 15 days and 30 days. After you've finished the Challenge, you can earn one extra entry per bonus activity to the grand prize raffle (up to 14 more entries!).

  • compass illustrationAttend a program at WPPL
  • Visit the Makerspace
  • Visit the play area at WPPL
  • Read a graphic novel about a person without superpowers
  • Visit the Book Nook
  • Check out an item from the non-traditional materials collection
  • Tell a nursery rhyme to a sibling or furry friend
  • Take a photo of Flat Suma and tag us on social media with #FlatSuma
  • Take a picture of a wild animal
  • Check out a movie based on a book you read
  • Visit the Local History section
  • Explore the ArtWalk
  • Read a Blog on the WPPL website
  • Read a book in the Reading Garden
  • Explore the Metroparks trails
  • Visit a zoo or aquarium
  • Read a book in a genre you don’t usually read
  • Watch a documentary on Kanopy
  • Listen to an audiobook with the Libby or Hoopla app
  • Make a recipe from a cookbook

Earn the Rewards

Halfway prizes are available beginning Saturday, June 15.

Final prizes are available beginning Sunday, June 30.

Teens in grades 7-12 who complete 30 days of reading will be invited to the Teen Lock-In on Friday, August 9 from 7-9:30 p.m.

Grand prize raffle entries must be entered by 9 p.m. on August 1. Grand prize raffles will be drawn on August 2 and winners will be notified by library staff. All rewards must be picked up no later than August 15.

All prizes are subject to availability while supplies last.

Join us at blogs.westlakelibrary.org for info about books, movies, crafts, and much more! There's something to interest everyone.

Upcoming events
Sun, May 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room

Mon, May 20, 9:00am - 9:00pm
This event is full

Mon, May 20, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dover Room

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room

Mon, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Thu, May 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Programming 1

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Fri, May 24, 10:30am - 11:15am
Storytime Room

Fri, May 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Storytime Room

Sat, May 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Porter Room

Mon, May 27, 9:15am - 11:45am

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room

Wed, May 29, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Registration opens Wednesday, May 22 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, May 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room

Wed, May 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room

Mon, Jun 03, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Registration opens Saturday, May 25 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Monday, May 27 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Tue, Jun 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Tue, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room

Tue, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Tuesday, May 28 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace
Registration opens Wednesday, May 29 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, May 30 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Registration opens Thursday, May 30 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room

Fri, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Friday, May 31 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Sunday, June 2 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Friends Pavilion
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 9:00am

Canceled
Mon, Jun 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Tue, Jun 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Tue, Jun 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Tuesday, June 4 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Tuesday, June 4 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room,Zoom Programming 2

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dover Room

Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Wednesday, June 5 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, June 6 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Thursday, June 6 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, June 6 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Thursday, June 6 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room

Fri, Jun 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dover Room

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Porter Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 8 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room

Sat, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 8 2024 at 9:00am

Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room
Registration opens Monday, June 10 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Friends Pavilion
Registration opens Monday, June 10 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Tue, Jun 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dover Room
Registration opens Tuesday, June 11 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Tuesday, June 11 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Craft Room

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