Summer Reading Program 2022

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Explore the possibilities during this summer's Summer Reading Program at the Elyria Public Library System. Join us for a season of themed "Oceans of Possibilities" adventures. In-person programs are back this year, so visit at the library for reading and events. Everyone can find something to enjoy this summer at the Elyria Public Library System.

Registration for Summer Reading begins now through Beanstack

sign up online through beanstack


  Summer Reading Program 2021 for Kids


  Summer Reading Program 2021for Teens


Summer Reading Program 2022
Oceans of Possibilities
May 31 - July 31
  Read 10 Hours to reach your goal this summer!   Read 5 Books to reach complete your challenge!



Step 1. Register | This year, we have three registration options.

  • Option 1: Register online through Beanstack. Online registration will begin on May 18, 2022; however logging will not being until May 31. If you already have a Beanstack account, there is no need to create a new one. Just log in to your account, to join the "Oceans of Possibilities" Summer Reading Program.
  • Option 2: Visit any EPLS location to register in person.
  • Option 3: Call any EPLS location to register via phone.  

Step 2. Track your Reading | The more you read, the more chances you have to win.

  • Participants may track their reading via paper log which can be picked up at any EPLS location. 
    • Downloads: Kids Reading Log or Teen Reading Log
    • Adults can fill out a reading ticket upon completion of reading a book. Tickets can be found at any EPLS location.
  • Participants of all ages may track their reading online via Beanstack, beginning May 31, 2022. Online participants will earn badges. The more you read, the more badges you will earn. 
  • Child and teen participants have set goals to complete their summer reading challenge. 
    • Children (0 - 12) | Read 10 hours. 
    • Teens (12 - 18) | Read 5 books. 

Step 3. Have Fun! | Relax and enjoy your summer with a good book in your hands. Remember to visit the library for reading materials along with special events through the summer. See our calendar of events.



Children | Kids can earn entries for the grand prizes.

  • 10 Hours | Earn a grand prize reading entry for:
    • Total Experience Zoo Passes (4 passes)
    • Greater Cleveland Aquarium (4 tickets)
    • Kindle Fire 8
    • Inflatable Pool/Sprinkler
    • Fisher-Price Imaginext Shark Bite Pirate Ship Playset
    • Target Gift Cards
    • Squishmallows | Crab, Octopus, Spotted Seal, Tiger Shark (one per winner)  
      • Children can earn a maximum of 8 entries.

Teens | Teens can earn entries for the grand prizes.

  • 5 Books | Earn a grand prize entry for:
    • Kindle Fire 8
    • Target Gift Cards
    • LEGO Ship in a Bottle
    • Shark Blanket Wearable Fleece
      • Teens can earn a maximum of 10 entries.

Adults | The more you read, the more chance you have at winning a prize.

  • For every book read, you earn a grand prize entry for:
    • Kindle Fire
    • Target Gift Cards
    • Sling Bags
    • Watering Cans


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