Summer Reading Program 2021

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Register at the library or online!

Click here to register on Beanstack!

Not sure about Beanstack? Try watching this tutorial!

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Register for one of four programs:

Babies | Children | Tweens/Teens | Adults

Record your reading and activities from June 1 - July 31.

All age groups are eligible to earn prizes for participating in the program.

If you prefer a written log, stop at the library or click on your age group below!

Babies | Children | Tweens/Teens | Adults


The top readers in each age group (Children, Teens, and Adults)

in both June and July will receive a grand prize!

Deadline for recording reading and activities and for turning in your

paper logs is August 7.

After I register, how do I participate and earn points?

By reading and attending programs! Then log what you've done on Beanstack or on your paper log.

Find out more about the reading goals and available events for each age group by using the navigation bar on the left.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

  • Viola McMorris Summer Reading Program Endowment
  • Friends of the Independence Public Library
  • Independence Public Library Foundation
  • City of Independence
  • Dairy Queen
  • Bill's Pizza and Smokehouse
  • BankIowa
  • McDonald's
  • Burger King
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