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Summer Reading Challenge 2019

Find Your Space — Any Space Can Be a Reading Space


Sign Up Available June 1st!

At any KPL location or play online.

The challenge this summer is to Find Your Space.

Everyone needs a space they can call their own. A space where they can feel content, safe, and free to be themselves. For many people, reading provides that space, an escape from everyday obligations and stress. This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is all about finding your space. We invite you to accept the challenge and find a space to call your own!

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge has been customized for children, teens and adults to provide each age group their own unique way to find their space! For children, Any Space Can Be a Reading Space. For teens, we challenge them to Make Their Own Space, and adults, we encourage them to Find Their Inner Space.

Sign up today at kpl.beanstack.org or visit your local KPL Location to pick up a printed game board.

SRC Game Instructions


Play Online

Log your progress on kpl.beanstack.org, earn digital badges, view booklists and recommendations!


Register a Class or Group

Reading groups are welcome, too! Sign up all of the readers in your class, camp, or other organization quickly and easily.


Book Lists

Kalamazoo Public School recommended summer reading lists are available at each branch or via the links below:

Check out the Summer Reading Challenge Adult titles available to browse directly from our catalog:

SRC 2019 Adult Book Titles


Outreach

KPL staff will be visiting local organizations with Chromebooks, Hotspots, and Stamps to update logs, hand out prize books, and conduct library programs in the community.


Claiming Your Reward

When it’s time to claim a reward, bring your challenge card to any KPL location to report your progress or let staff know you earned a reward online. Staff will record your progress and give you a prize.

SRC 2019 Rewards: Notebook for Adults; Books and backpack for Teens; Books and t-shirt for Children.

Deadlines

Please report all game play at least 15 minutes before the library closes. All rewards must be redeemed no later than Saturday, August 31. No exceptions.


Sponsorship

Summer Reading Challenge is sponsored by Friends of Kalamazoo Public Library.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!

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