Sims Library Summer Reading 2021

Tails & Tales Summer Reading

May 22 - July 31

Stingray with words, Children's Summer Reading Signup
  • Children 0-12 will be logging minutes.

  • Children will earn badges as they progress through our Summer Reading challenge.

  • In addition to badges, children will earn tickets for time read.

    • Children 0-4, will earn 1 ticket for every 1/2 hour read.​

    • Children 5-12, will earn 1 ticket for every 1-hour read.

  • Tickets can also be earned by completing challenges.

  • Each challenge completed = 1 ticket.

  • These tickets can be used at the "End of Summer Store."

Image of Octopus for Teen Summer Reading Signup
  • Teens 13-18 will be logging minutes.

  • Tickets will be rewarded when the teen reaches specific time milestones (1 hr, 5hr, etc.).

  • Teens can earn tickets by completing several challenges.

  • Teens will be able to place tickets into four different drawings.

  • Drawings will take place on August 1st.

Lantern-fish for Adult Summer Reading Signup
  • Adults will be logging each book read.

  • Every five books logged will count as one entry into the drawing for prizes.

  • The prizes are:

    • Kindle Paperwhite + $25 Amazon GC

    • $100 Amazon GC

    • $75 Amazon GC

Link to Beanstack on Google Play
Link to Beanstack on Apple App Store

*This year's Summer Reading Challenge will be held online. This includes registration and logging the minutes/books read.

Download the "Beanstack Tracker" app to log from your phone. This app is available from both the iTunes Store & the Google Play Store.


If you need to track your progress offline, paper logs are available.