NAPPANEE — The Nappanee Public Library’s 2021 Summer Reading Challenge starts Tuesday, June 1.
The program A Summer Tale starts with a Summer Reading Kickoff Party on that date from 4-7 p.m. at the library.
Kids can participate in an outdoor chalk walk from 5-6 p.m. and a meet and greet with Marshall from “Paw Patrol” at 6 p.m. There also will be snacks from the Pretty Cakery, crafts and a chance to collect up to 10 extra tickets for grand prizes.
The Summer Reading Challenge will run until Friday, July 16.
Participants can log their reading minutes, earn badges by completing challenges and get tickets to enter for prizes.
Books, e-books, magazines and audiobooks will all count for the program. Reading to kids or getting read to counts as well.
Visit nappaneelibrary.org to register on Beanstack or sign in with the same account from last year. Beanstack is also available for free as an app.
Participans should start recording their reading minutes on June 1. Prizes will be awarded along the way. Read and borrow books from NPL to get tickets to enter into grand prize drawings. Grand prizes include bicycles, community gift cards and more.
For more information visit nappaneelibrary.org.
The Summer Reading Challenge is open to Nappanee Resident, Fee, PLAC, Summer and Reciprocal Cardholders only. Free Summer cards are available to children ages 18 and under living within the Wa-Nee school district. Participation in the Summer Reading Challenge is required.