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Summer Reading Banner

Learn how to enter your virtual Grand Prize Raffle Tickets! 

Tickets must be entered by August 7!  Contact us at info@trpld.org if you have questions regarding your virtual tickets.

Official Program Dates

June 13 - July 31

Log your reading beginning Monday, June 13 through Sunday, July 31.  Select the Beanstack link to register or log into your Summer Reading Program account and start tracking your progress!  Use Beanstack software to log your reading.  You will be able to use the Beanstack website or app for your summer reading account. If you have an account from last year, you do not need to create a new account. If you do not remember your login information, use the 'forgot username' or 'forgot password' options to retrieve your login.

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Adult Summer Reading (18+)

The adventure begins as you Read Beyond the Beaten Path this summer at Three Rivers Library with prizes, gift card drawings, and Grand Prize Drawings, just for reading! Keep track of your reading time to earn badges, prizes, virtual tickets and more.

Here’s how it works:

  • Read 240 Minutes (4 Hours): Earn 2 virtual raffle tickets for the Grand Prize Raffles
  • Read 480 Minutes (8 Hours): 2 virtual tickets for the Grand Prize Raffles & entry to the bonus prize raffle
  • Read 720 Minutes (12 Hours):  3 virtual tickets for the Grand Prize Raffles
  • Every 240 Minutes (4 hours) increment read and logged, for a total of 2160 Minutes or 36 hours, earns an additional virtual ticket for the Grand Prize Raffles
  • Read 2400 Minutes (40 hours): automatic entry for a separate Super Reader Bonus Prize Raffle
  • Program Perks: Attend our virtual adult programs and listen for the secret word to enter as an activity in Beanstack for even more virtual tickets for the Grand Prize Raffle

Every time you log reading times, you'll be automatically entered into our random gift card drawings! Grand Prize Drawing tickets are not automatically entered. Once you have earned Grand Prize Drawing tickets, be sure to view the prize choices and enter your tickets for the raffle prize you wish to win. Only one Grand Prize can be won per person. Winners of the Grand Prize Drawings are eligible for the bonus prizes and the random gift card drawings. Most prizes must be picked up at the library, in-person or via curbside. 

* Only books, audiobooks, and ebooks read during the summer reading program, 6/13/22-7/31/22, are eligible to be logged. All reading minutes must be logged by the end of the program, 7/31/22.

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Youth Summer Reading (Birth-17 years)

Starting June 13, kids and teens will be able to register for the Three Rivers Summer Reading challenge on Beanstack and start logging to earn badges, prizes, and tickets towards our grand prize baskets! If you have an account from last year, you can use the same login information.

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Read to me

Read to Me Club

Birth through 6 years
Parents can help their babies, toddlers, and preschoolers log minhow many books are read, log activities, or both. Earn points as you log, up to 500. Every 20 minutes logged, earns 50 points. Activities earn 25, 50 or 75 points.

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Kids Summer Reading

Kids Summer Reading

Kindergarten through 6th grade
Readers entering Kindergarten through 6th grade can choose your own adventure. Log minutes you spend reading, complete activities, or both. Earn points as you log, up to 500. Every 20 minutes logged, earns 50 points. Activities earn 25, 50 or 75 points.

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Teen summer Reading

Teens Summer Reading

readers entering 7th-12th grades

Readers entering grades 7th to 12th will choose your own adventure. Log minutes you spend reading, complete activities, or both. Earn points as you log, up to 500.

Every 20 minutes logged, earns 50 points. Activities earn 25, 50 or 75 points.

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Ongoing Summer Events:

We have so much fun stuff that continues throughout the summer! Visit the events calendar for details and to see all of our upcoming events.

Bird bingo

Pick up a Bird Bingo sheet at either library. Take your Bingo sheet on your summer adventures, checking off birds you see. When you have a bingo, turn in your sheet for a prize!

StoryWalk®

Explore the pages of a story as you walk the paths at Summit Park in Minooka!  A two page section of a book will be displayed at each StoryWalk® station along the path.

Makerspace Mondays

You’re invited to drop in to the Channahon Library on Mondays from 10am-12pm to use the provided supplies, like straws, paper plates, copper tape, LEDs, and more to flex your imagination muscles and create something marvelous!

Stay n' play

When the weather is fine, stop by the Channahon Library from 9:30-11:30am to play with our toys outside on the lawn. Enjoy whiffle ball, bean bags, hula hoops, a rubber duck pool, and more that will be available for free play!

    • You should only log books or reading minutes starting June 13.  Any books you read or time spent reading must be done between June 13-July 31 to count towards summer reading. If you’re logging minutes, you don’t have to finish a book before July 31 for the time you spent reading it to count, simply log the time you have already put into reading the book.

    • For Read to Me Club, books read aloud both in person or online count. For 2022, the book featured in our Storywalk at Summit Park can also be logged.

      For Kids & Teens, you can log minutes you spend reading books (print or digital), graphic novels & comics, magazines, news articles, fanfiction, or audiobooks.

      For Adults, books, audiobooks, and ebooks read during the summer reading program, are eligible to be logged.

      All items must be logged by the end of the program, 7/31/22.

    • For Youth:

      Earn points by logging books, reading minutes, and activities.  As you log, Point Badges are earned. Some badges award prizes and raffle tickets. You'll be notified when you have been awarded a prize or raffle ticket. Prizes earned by point badges can be picked up at the library starting July 5. 

      For Adults:

      • Read 240 Minutes (4 Hours): Earn 2 virtual raffle tickets for the Grand Prize Raffles
      • Read 480 Minutes (8 Hours): 2 virtual tickets for the Grand Prize Raffles & entry to the bonus prize raffle
      • Read 720 Minutes (12 Hours):  3 virtual tickets for the Grand Prize Raffles
      • Every 240 Minutes (4 hours) increment read and logged, for a total of 2160 Minutes or 36 hours, earns an additional virtual ticket for the Grand Prize Raffles
      • Read 2400 Minutes (40 hours): automatic entry for a separate Super Reader Bonus Prize Raffle
      • Program Perks- Attend our virtual adult programs and listen for the secret word to enter as an activity in Beanstack for even more virtual tickets for the Grand Prize Raffle
    • For Youth:

      As books/activities are logged, Point Badges are earned. Some badges will award prizes and raffle tickets. A message will pop-up letting you know if a prize or ticket was earned. Prizes earned by point badges can be picked up at the library starting July 5.

      For Adults:

      Virtual prizes will be sent to the email you used when registering your account. 

      Other physical prizes can be picked up at the Channahon Library.  You will be notified if you win a random gift card drawing or the Grand Prize drawing.

    • Virtual tickets can be redeemed in Beanstack immediately after earning a badge that awards them. All virtual tickets must be entered by August 7. Winners will be contacted by email and/or phone during the second week of August. Prizes for the Grand Prize Drawings can be picked up at the Channahon Library anytime during library hours. Prizes must be picked up by Saturday, September 3.