Adult Summer Reading Program

  1. Revised Library Hours Starting Monday, January 10

    Starting Monday, January 10, the library will change its hours due to staffing issues and COVID-19 concerns. The new hours will be in place through February 2022 and then re-evaluated. Learn more...

    In-Person Programs and Conference Room Use Suspended; Group Study Rooms Restricted to 3 or Less;  Masks Required in Library

    Due to concerns about the recent increase in COVID-19 transmissions in the DC area, all in-person library programs and use of library conference rooms are suspended through January 31, 2022. Group study rooms may still be reserved, but are limited to groups of 3 or less. All visitors age 2 and over, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask in the library (and other City of Falls Church government buildings). Learn more...
Adult Sumer Reading Program Slogan Tails and Tales

Welcome to 2021 Adult Summer Reading! Read! Learn new things! Gain new experiences and perspectives, starting June 1, 2021. 

Sign Up Online

Registration opens June 1.... Our summer reading program is online. Sign up and log your books throughout the summer using Beanstack. Get started now at

Prefer to use a mobile app? The Beanstack app is available for both iOS and Android devices. 

How It Works

  • Anyone 18+ years old can participate. 
  • Sign up online at
  • Read at least 5 books and log them in your Beanstack account. 
  • Write a short  review - just a sentence or two -  of one of the books you read and post it in your Beanstack account. 
  • Once you've logged at least 5 books and written your review, you will automatically be entered in the Adult Summer Reading Program Raffle.
  • If you'd like, you can also complete at least five Bonus Challenges in your Beanstack account to earn an additional raffle entry. 

Dates to Remember:

  • June 1, 2021: Registration begins
  • September 30, 2021: Deadline log books and submit review in Beanstack 
  • October 1, 2021: Raffle drawing

Raffle & Prizes

This year's raffle prizes (which have been donated by the MRSPL Foundation) include:
  • Kindle Fire HD 8
  • gift cards to local businesses