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2022 Summer Reading Challenge

This summer, the Fargo Public Library wants you to read every day and take part in the Oceans of Possibilities 2022 Summer Reading Challenge.

Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge here!

Registration starts May 15.

Read Books • Complete Challenges • Attend Events • Earn Badges • Win Prizes

The Summer Reading Challenge starts Monday, June 1 and runs through August 20. The Summer Reading Challenge is free and open to readers of all ages, from babies to adults. Everyone is encouraged to read, discover, and learn this summer with our Oceans of Possibilities reading program.

It's easy to register for the Summer Reading Challenge, because we are using Beanstack, an online service designed for readers of all ages to log the days and time you spend reading and earn prizes for your efforts.
To get started, visit the Beanstack website.
Or, download the Beanstack app:
Apple Store
Google Play


"Oceans of Possibilities" Summer Reading Challenge Video


"Oceans of Possibilities" Summer Reading Challenge with your Fargo Public Library


The Summer Reading Challenge Is For All Ages

Kids

Kids (birth to age 12) who participate in the Summer Reading Challenge earn spins on our prize wheel. Each day that you or your child read, log their reading * in Beanstack. We suggest reading for 20 minutes a day, or two picture books, but choose whatever goal works best for your family. For every 7 days, you earn a prize wheel spin. If you read for 42 days during the summer, you earn your prize book! Days do not need to be consecutive to count towards prizes.

* Paper reading logs will be available by request beginning June 1

In addition, we have weekly drawings from June 6 through Aug. 20. Each week as you log reading (at least one day during the week), you are automatically entered into that week's prize drawing.** Prizes include Squishmallows, LEGOs, outdoor water toys, and more!

**Prize drawings are Monday through Sunday. Days must be logged by the following Monday to be included. Any days backdated after the weekly drawing will not be included. Reading must be logged in Beanstack to be eligible for weekly drawings.

Visit our kids’ page for weekly updates or our online events calendar.

• Be a College SAVE Reading Champion!
Kids who completes the Fargo Public Library’s 2022 Summer Reading Challenge and who are North Dakota residents will automatically receive a certificate for a contribution to a new or existing College SAVE account. New account owners receive $25; existing account owners receive $10. Avid readers will be entered for a drawing for one of 10 – $529 scholarships to a College SAVE account. For more information about the College Save Reading Champion program, visit the Bank of North Dakota at collegesave4u.com.

Teens

This program is designed for teens age 11 to 18 to encourage life-long reading habits. The program runs June 1 – August 20. Each day that you read, log your reading * in Beanstack. Once a teen has logged enough days, they will receive a free book and prize to be picked up from one of our three FPL locations! Visit our teen page or the library's online events calendar for a list of related events and activities.

* Paper reading logs will be available by request beginning June 1.

• Be a College SAVE Reading Champion!
Teens who complete the Fargo Public Library’s 2022 Summer Reading Challenge and who are North Dakota residents will automatically receive a certificate for a contribution to a new or existing College SAVE account. New account owners receive $25; existing account owners receive $10. Avid readers will be entered for a drawing for one of 10 – $529 scholarships to a College SAVE account. For more information about the College Save Reading Champion program, visit the Bank of North Dakota at collegesave4u.com.

Adults

This summer, joins us for an Ocean of Possibilities! The adult summer reading challenge is designed for adults age 18 and up to encourage life-long reading and learning habits. The program runs June 1 – August 20. Adults can complete the challenge by reading books or ebooks, or listening to audiobooks. We encourage adults to read every day and log their reading * in Beanstack. Adults will receive a small prize for completing the challenge. Grand prize drawings will be held at the end of the Summer Reading Challenge (prizes to be determined).

* Paper reading logs for adults will be available by request beginning June 1.

Events for adults are listed on our adult page and on the online events calendar. For more information, call 701.241.1492.


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