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Summer Reading Program

TAILS AND TALES

2021 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

 

Readers of all ages will explore the animal kingdom this summer as the James River Valley Library System presents “Tails and Tales” during our summer library program. 

 

The 2021 Summer Reading Program is open to kids, teens, and adults. There will be challenges, incentives, prize drawings, and more! 

 

Registration for “Tails and Tales” & the "Level Up" Teen Reading Program begins on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and you may register anytime throughout the summer. Please see detailed registration information about each program below.

 

For more information, call the Alfred Dickey Library at 701-252-2990, Stutsman County Library at 701-252-1531, or send us an email at adp@daktel.com

 

All programs are open to the public and free of charge.

Kids (3-8) 

Kids activity logs will be available at Alfred Dickey Library, Stutsman County Library or the Bookmobile at the beginning of each month June-August. Kids may participate once a month. 

 

How it works: Complete the activity log each month by spending time reading, or doing the activities listed on the log. Turn your activity log into the library at the end of each month to earn prizes, and get an entry into the Grand Prize drawing! If you complete an activity log each month of the summer, you will earn up to three entries into the drawing! The Grand Prize drawing will be held on Tuesday, August 31. Complete details for the program will be listed on the back of the activity log.

 

The Grand Prize for this age group will be a Deluxe LEGO Set!

 

Daycares and Groups

To ensure that we will have enough prize bags available for your visit, we ask that all daycares and groups contact the library in advance to schedule a pick up time for prizes.

Youth (9-13)

Youth activity logs will be available at Alfred Dickey Library, Stutsman County Library or the Bookmobile at the beginning of each month June-August. You may participate once a month.

 

How it works: Complete the activity log each month by spending time reading, or doing the activities listed on the log. Turn your activity log into the library at the end of each month to earn prizes, and get an entry into the Grand Prize drawing! If you complete an activity log each month of the summer, you will earn up to three entries into the drawing! The Grand Prize drawing will be held on Tuesday, August 31. Complete details for the program will be listed on the back of the activity log.

 

The Grand Prize for this age group will be a Kindle Fire!

 

Daycares and Groups

To ensure that we will have enough prize bags available for your visit, we ask that all daycares and groups contact the library in advance to schedule a pick up time for prizes.

Teens (13-17)

Level Up Teen Reading Challenge

 

Level Up is a challenging Teen Summer Reading Program at James River Valley Library System. The program runs from June 1 – August 31.

 

How it Works: Every participant will win a prize for each level they complete, with a prize package for Leveling Up to Level Five! Complete details for this program are available at the library. Registration for this program is only available in person at Alfred Dickey Library.

 

Visit the Level Up! Reading Program page for more details. 

Beanstack

Teen Reading Program (13-17) 

 

Teens may also participate in the Beanstack online reading program at Beanstack.com. This program is separate from the Level Up program.

 

How it works: Read or do activity challenges to earn badges and prizes. Reach the halfway point in the program and get a prize, complete the program and you will be entered into the grand prize drawing.

 

Registration is available online only for the Beanstack program, select the James River Valley Library System when registering. If you participated last year, you may use the same account.

Adults (18+)

Tails & Tales Summer Reading & Activity challenge for adults on Beanstack.com

 

The program runs from June 1 – August 31.

 

How it works: Read or do activity challenges to earn prizes. Reach the halfway point in the program and get a prize, complete the program and you will be entered into the grand prize drawing. Registration available online only at www.Beanstack.com, select the James River Valley Library System when registering. If you participated last year, you may use the same account.

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