Summer Reading Program

Imagine Your Story 2020

Sign up for Summer Reading starting June 1st on our new Beanstack website mrspl.beanstack.org!



Date to Remember

  • First day to sign up: Monday, June 1
  • Last day to turn in book log & pick up prizes: Sunday, September 13

Prize Books

Due to limited space at the trailers and interrupted service due to COVID-19, this year we will be offering a select list of prize books to choose from while supplies last. See below for the complete Prize Book Titles list.

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How It Works

Sign up and log your books through our new Beanstack webpage! Once children and teens have completed the specified number of books they are eligible to choose a free paperback book from the selected titles listed above. The library also offers a Reading Quest for strong readers looking for an additional challenge.

How to Sign Up


  1. Visit https://mrspl.beanstack.org
  2. Scroll down to and click on the Register an Individual or Family button.
  3. Select "I am registering myself".
  4. Fill out the form - don't forget to include an email address so we can contact you about raffle prizes!
  5. Click "Next" to add any additional family members.
  6. Register for your age or reading level appropriate Summer Reading Challenge.
  7. Begin tracking your reading and activities by clicking on the Log Reading and Activities button at the top left of the page.
For any questions about signing up, please email juv@fallschurchva.gov or call 703-248-5034 and leave a message. Someone will return your call shortly.

Program Details

 

 
Read-To-Me

This program is for sharing books with pre-readers. Share a minimum of 30 books to receive a new paperback book, a $3 off coupon from One More Page Books, and a raffle ticket for other prizes at the end of the program. Complete the Summer Activities  Badge for an additional raffle ticket and challenge!



Independent Readers

This program is for independent readers through age 11. Read a minimum of 5 books to receive a new paperback book, a $3 off coupon from One More Page Books, and a raffle ticket for other prizes at the end of the program. Complete the Reading Quest Activity Badge to earn a second raffle ticket; see below for more details.


 
Teen Readers

For ages 12 through 19. Read a minimum of 5 books to receive a new paperback book, a $3 off coupon from One More Page Books, and a raffle ticket for other prizes at the end of the program. Complete the Reading Quest Activity Badge to earn second raffle ticket; see below for more details. More info is available on our Teen Summer Reading Program page.



Adult Readers

For ages 19 and up. Read a minimum of 5 books to be entered in our Adult Summer Reading Program Raffle! More info is available on our Adult Summer Reading Program webpage.


 
Additional Programs
Reading Quest (formerly the Challenge Game)

This program offers additional reading and community activities for you to take on this summer. Any books read for the Reading Quest count towards the regular reading program, so don't forget to log them! Complete 20 of the 23 activities and earn an additional raffle ticket!

Prizes Book Titles

Good Night, Gorilla (Board Book) by Peggy Rathman
Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale by Marcus Pfister
If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Joffe Numeroff
Biscuit in the Garden by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
The Titanic by Nancy Ohlin
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Stuart Little by E.B. White
Storm Runners by Roland Smith
Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson
Look into My Eyes by Lauren Child
Warcross by Marie Lu

Raffle Prizes

Each program will have an end of program raffle this year:

Read to Me and Independent Readers can win gift certificates to local businesses.

Teen and Adult Readers can win Kindle Fire HD 8 or a gift certificates to local businesses.

Many thanks to the wonderful local businesses that have sponsored the Summer Reading Program over the years! Please visit and support them this summer.

In addition, special programs, including performances, gaming, and crafts, take place through mid-August. A schedule of events and list of local sponsors is available from the library each year by mid-June. All programs and events are also listed in the library calendar and in the library's monthly newsletter.
SRP Sponsors 2020