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Summer Reading Program 2022

Check out all of our Summer programs in our booklet

Pawtucket Library Summer Challenges for Children and Teens

  • Sign up online to join one or more of the challenges. The program is free. You’ll just need to create an account to get going! You can also sign up at the library.

  • Log your Reading and Challenge Activities online to be eligible for some great prizes!• The Children’s Challenge: for ages 0-12• The Preschool Activity Log: for ages 0-6• The Teen Challenge: for ages 12-18 
  • Reach your goal and be entered to win our grand prize!

2021-SRP-002Prefer an app?
Download the free Beanstack Tracker from your app store and keep track of your reader’s progress on your mobile device.

Here’s a bit more information about each of the challenges.

The Children’s Challenge - Children read nine (9) hours or more during the summer. They can read on their own or with family and friends and log their time as they go. All reading counts, including whole books, chapters, magazines, comics, graphic novels, audio books, e-books, and anything else that has a title and an author! If you reach the goal, you’ll receive a virtual raffle ticket for prizes that will be awarded during our end of summer event on August 11 at 11:00 a.m. (Readers do not have to be present to win). If you read an additional 9 hours, you can earn an entry for an additional raffle ticket!

Earning prizes - After every three (3) hours that you read you will earn a small prize. Once you read nine (9) hours you will earn a virtual raffle ticket that you can use to enter to win one of 3 prizes. Read and additional 9 hours and you earn an extra raffle ticket!

Preschool Activity Log - These early literacy activities are a great way to engage with children. After every four (4) activities are completed your child will earn a prize bag. When 12 activities have been completed your child will earn a raffle ticket for one of 3 prizes. A paper Preschool Activity Log is available from the Children’s Library or download a copy of the preschool log here!

This year we are giving away:
For our Children's Challenge
switch lite      folding scooter    STEM robot

Nintendo Switch Lite                          Folding Scooter                   STEM Robot

For our Preschool Readers
happy nappers                 Kids tent          little tykes dino car
Happy Nappers*                  Kids play tent w/play food        Kids play car*

The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services, with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Local support includes the Friends of the Pawtucket Public Library, and the Pawtucket Library’s Caidin Fund.

For more information, contact the Children’s Librarian at 401-725-3714 x233 or click here.


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