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Summer Library Challenge

June 1-August 2, 2019

Introducing Beanstack Library Challenges at WPPL!

Beanstack logoNew this year, you can track Summer Library Challenge progress for yourself and your family with Beanstack. Register on the site and select the challenge that is right for you. Parents, you can add all your young readers to your account. Then start logging to earn fun badges in addition to prizes. Any questions? Please ask us!

If you prefer to stick with paper, stop by the library to sign up for Summer Library Challenge 2019 and pick up materials. You can also print logs (as PDFs) for Youth Challenges here:

Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers

comet imageRead books! Complete activities! Earn prizes!

Complete all 20 activities by August 1 and you will earn a book, courtesy of the Friends of Porter Public Library. All participants that complete this Summer Library Challenge will earn a ticket to enter our grand prize raffle. Additional raffle entries can be earned through completing extra activities exclusively on Beanstack.

All activities must be logged and turned in by August 1. Prize drawings will be held on August 2.

This Summer Library Challenge is recommended for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Elementary (K-4)

ringed planet imageRead books! Complete activities! Earn prizes!

Complete 3 badges to earn a sports backpack and finish all 6 badges to earn a final prize and grand raffle entry. Additional raffle entries can be earned through extra activities exclusively on Beanstack. All hours and activities must be logged and turned in by August 1. Prize drawings will be held on August 2.

Recommended for students in Kindergarten through 4th grade.

Tweens and Teens

spiral galaxy imageRead books! Complete activities! Earn prizes!

Complete 3 badges to earn a sports backpack and finish all 6 badges to earn a final prize and grand raffle entry. Additional raffle entries can be earned through extra activities exclusively on Beanstack. All hours and activities must be logged and turned in by August 1. Prize drawings will be held on August 2.

Recommended for grades 5-12.

Adults

Read books, attend programs, & earn prize entries!

satellite in orbitHow to Play

Log each book you read or WPPL program you attend between June 1st and August 1st. These entries will earn you chances to win some fabulous prizes!

Books can be read in any format: book, ebook, audiobook, etc. (programs count as books, too!)

*Readers are welcome (and encouraged) to read as much as they would like and to submit every book read (and program they attend) during the program dates. Grand prize tickets stop accumulating after 24 entries, however.

Please note: This program is open to adults 18+ ONLY.

Families eating Mitchell's ice cream on the library lawn

Join the Friends of the Library for their annual Ice Cream Social and family entertainment extravaganza on Monday, July 29, from 6:00-8:00 pm!

Upcoming events
Tue, Sep 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Tue, Sep 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Tue, Sep 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room

Tue, Sep 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Craft Room

Tue, Sep 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dover Room

Tue, Sep 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Craft Room
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room

Tue, Sep 17, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Storytime Room

Canceled
Tue, Sep 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Sep 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Wed, Sep 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Wed, Sep 18, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Sep 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dover Room

Wed, Sep 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Craft Room

Wed, Sep 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Study Room YS-Group

Wed, Sep 18, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Board Room

Wed, Sep 18, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Porter Room

Wed, Sep 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab

Thu, Sep 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Thu, Sep 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Training Lab

Thu, Sep 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Canceled
Thu, Sep 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Thu, Sep 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Thu, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Storytime Room

Thu, Sep 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Study Room YS-Group

Fri, Sep 20, 10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Fri, Sep 20, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Sat, Sep 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room

Sat, Sep 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Conference Room

Sat, Sep 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Craft Room

Sun, Sep 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Sun, Sep 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Mon, Sep 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Mon, Sep 23, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Dover Room
This event is full

Mon, Sep 23, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room

Mon, Sep 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Dover Room

Mon, Sep 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Mon, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room

Mon, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab

Tue, Sep 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Tue, Sep 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Training Lab
This event is full

Tue, Sep 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Tue, Sep 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room

Tue, Sep 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Craft Room

Tue, Sep 24, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Westlake Community Services Center

Tue, Sep 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room

Tue, Sep 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Wed, Sep 25, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Sep 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room

Wed, Sep 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Study Room YS-Group

Thu, Sep 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Thu, Sep 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Thu, Sep 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, September 19 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Sep 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dover Room

Thu, Sep 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Study Room YS-Group

Fri, Sep 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
Dover Room

Fri, Sep 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Craft Room

Fri, Sep 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Fri, Sep 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Dover Room

Sat, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Porter Room

Sat, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Conference Room

Sat, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room

Sat, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Sat, Sep 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dover Room

Sat, Sep 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room

Sat, Sep 28, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room

Sun, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Storytime Room

Sun, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room

Mon, Sep 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Porter Room

Mon, Sep 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Mon, Sep 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab

Tue, Oct 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Tue, Oct 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Tue, Oct 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room

Tue, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Craft Room

Tue, Oct 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room

Tue, Oct 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

Wed, Oct 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Wed, Oct 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Wed, Oct 02, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Oct 02, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Technology Training Lab

Wed, Oct 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Study Room YS-Group

Wed, Oct 02, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Wed, Oct 02, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room

Thu, Oct 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Thu, Oct 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Dover Room

Thu, Oct 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Thu, Oct 03, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room

Thu, Oct 03, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Craft Room

Thu, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, September 26 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dover Room
Registration opens Thursday, September 26 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Thursday, September 26 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Study Room YS-Group

Thu, Oct 03, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Sat, Oct 05, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Porter Room
Registration opens Saturday, September 28 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Oct 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab

Sat, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, Oct 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Craft Room

Sun, Oct 06, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Sunday, September 29 2019 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 07, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dover Room

Mon, Oct 07, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Porter Room

Mon, Oct 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Mon, Oct 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room

Mon, Oct 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab

Tue, Oct 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Tue, Oct 08, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Tue, Oct 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab

Tue, Oct 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room

Tue, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dover Room

Tue, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Craft Room

Tue, Oct 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Tuesday, October 1 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Wed, Oct 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Wed, Oct 09, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Storytime Room

Wed, Oct 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Wed, Oct 09, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dover Room

Wed, Oct 09, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Study Room YS-Group

Wed, Oct 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab

Thu, Oct 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Thu, Oct 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab

Thu, Oct 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Thu, Oct 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dover Room

Thu, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, October 3 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Thursday, October 3 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 10, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Craft Room

Thu, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

Fri, Oct 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Dover Room

Fri, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dover Room

Fri, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Friday, October 4 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Oct 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Dover Room

Sat, Oct 12, 9:30am - 11:00am
Porter Room
This event is full

Sat, Oct 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Craft Room

Sat, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dover Room

Sat, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Storytime Room

Sat, Oct 12, 11:30am - 12:20pm
Porter Room

Sat, Oct 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Porter Room

Sat, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room

Sat, Oct 12, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Saturday, October 5 2019 at 9:00am

Sat, Oct 12, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room

Sun, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Storytime Room

Sun, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room

Canceled
Mon, Oct 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Tue, Oct 15, 9:30am - 9:50am

Tue, Oct 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Training Lab

Tue, Oct 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Craft Room

Tue, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dover Room

Tue, Oct 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Craft Room

Tue, Oct 15, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Porter Room

Tue, Oct 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Storytime Room

Tue, Oct 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Tuesday, October 8 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime Room

Wed, Oct 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime Room

Wed, Oct 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dover Room

Wed, Oct 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Craft Room

Wed, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Study Room YS-Group

Wed, Oct 16, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Dover Room

Wed, Oct 16, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Board Room

Wed, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

Thu, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, October 10 2019 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dover Room

Thu, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Study Room YS-Group

Summer Library Challenge prizes provided by ...


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