Summer Reading Program 2022

Participate in Summer Reading May 28 August 9!

Book Lists:

The Florida Association for Media In Education provides Sunshine State Young Readers Award (SSYRA) lists for:

Kids (babies – 5th grade):

  • 3 books read = 1st FREE book prize
  • 6 books read = 2nd FREE book prize
  • 9 books read = 3rd FREE book prize
  • 10 books read = FREE Sailfish Splash Waterpark Pass, while supplies last!

Record books read using a paper log provided or by using the Beanstack Tracker app. A free book prize will be earned for every 3 books read (up to a maximum of 9 books read). When you have read 10 books, you will receive a Sailfish Splash Waterpark Pass as the final prize! 

Download the Beanstack Tracker app to track your reading and/or go to mcls.beanstack.org to register, track reading, and to view Page Turner Adventures virtual events! Visit our online events calendar for all other Summer Reading events.

Teens (grades 6-12):

  • Each Book Review = 1 hour of volunteer time + entry into $50 Amazon gift card raffle.

Submit a book review online by going to mcls.beanstack.org or via the Beanstack Tracker mobile app. A badge will be earned for each book review submitted. Each badge will count as 1 hour of volunteer time and an entry into the $50 Amazon gift card raffle. Teens can submit up to 50 book reviews! Raffle will be drawn after August 10.

The Youth Summer Reading Program is sponsored by The Library Foundation of Martin County, Inc.

Adults:

Starting May 28, pick up your passport or sign-up on mcls.beanstack.org. Complete 3 challenges to earn a button, 6 challenges for an exclusive limited edition bookmark and 9 or more challenges to be entered into the Grand Prize drawing for $100 Barnes & Noble Gift certificate, beach chairs and umbrella for a day at the Seaside Café and a hand-quilted Laurel Burch mermaid wall hanging.

  1. Attend a library program
  2. Submit a purchase suggestion online
  3. Read a Florida biography
  4. Post a book review with the #mymclibrary tag
  5. Attend a virtual library event
  6. View a library video on YouTube
  7. Read a book with Ocean or Sea in the title
  8. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram
  9. Download an audiobook with Libby
  10. Visit all six library branches
  11. Borrow take-home-tech
  12. Create a free Linkedin Learning account
  13. Try the New York Times Online
  14. Submit a book review in Beanstack
  15. Visit a Little Free Library
  16. Create a free Rosetta Stone account
  17. Pick up a take-and-make craft
  18. Check out a DIY book
  19. Visit the beach
  20. Read a book by a Florida author
  21. Read a book or watch a movie set in Florida
  22. Read a book recommended by NoveList or Beanstack

The Adult Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Friends of the Martin County Library System, Inc.