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Summer Reading 2024

June 1 – August 30

Adventure Begins at Your Library with this year’s Summer Reading Program! Register now on the Beanstack app or website. For assistance navigating Beanstack, watch the tutorials below.

Your artwork could be featured on our next library card! As part of the Summer Reading Program, the library is also running a Library Card Design Contest. Participants of all ages are invited to submit their work. Be sure to check off the Activity on Beanstack once you’ve submitted your art.

Make new memories all summer long with adventure-filled library events for all ages! Check out our full calendar of events, and don’t miss these highlights:

Midsummer Party
Thursday, July 18 from 4-7 PM
Westacres Branch Grounds

Summer Reading Finale
Friday, August 9 at 4 or 6 PM
Lily Pad Springs
Registration required

Summer Reading is open to all residents and students with a West Bloomfield Library card and their families. This includes residents of West Bloomfield, Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, and Orchard Lake and students of West Bloomfield School District, Walnut Creek Middle School, and Lone Pine, Pleasant Lake, and Keith Elementary Schools.

2024 Summer Reading Video Overview


Log time spent reading to meet reading goals for your age group! Plus, earn bonus rewards just for registering and completing activities. Each participant earns a free tote bag just for enrolling in this year’s program!

Reading Goals: Participants under age 18 can earn a book to keep from the library’s Book Fair for each reading goal they meet–that means up to 5 books! Adult participants earn a $5 Friendshop Gift Certificate for completing the challenge.

Digital Tickets: Earn 5 digital tickets for each reading goal you meet, and 1 digital ticket for each Activity you complete! Submit your digital tickets toward themed basket drawings on Beanstack. Different baskets are available for each age group. Watch a tutorial below to see how to submit your digital tickets.

AgeBonusGoal 1Goal 2Goal 3Goal 4Goal 5
Read to Me (Under 5)Registration1 Hour3 Hours5 Hours7 Hours10 Hours
Youth (Grades K-5)Registration10 Hours20 Hours30 Hours40 Hours50 Hours
Teen (Grades 6-12)Registration10 Hours20 Hours30 Hours40 Hours50 Hours
Adult (Ages 18+)Registration50 Hours


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