Kids register & earn a free book! Weekly prize drawings for all ages. Pick up book prizes at the library.
Earn digital badges for
Hours of Reading
Writing Book Reviews
Start an Adventure & Defeat the Summer Slide! On average, students lose 1-2 months (20-30%) of their school-year learning over the summer. Don't slide back to where you started- read and explore every day to keep your brain sharp over the summer vacation.
REGISTER ONLINE Now adults can participate in Summer Adventures too! Adults & Youth- Complete challenges & track your adventures online. Download the mobile app Beanstack Tracker on your device or visit anokacounty.beanstack.org
Visit our online event calendar for in-person and virtual programs throughout the summer.
New this year- delve in to creativity through our Tiny Art Show.
JUNE: Pick up an art kit from any library branch (while supplies last) Create your piece & bring back to the library for display
JULY: Vote on your favorite youth & adult pieces
AUGUST: Winners from each branch will be turned into bookmarks
Can you read 2 million minutes?
Last summer, Anoka County residents read 1,001,283 minutes.
How much more can we read this year?
For every 15 minutes of reading that is logged in Beanstack, $1 of fines or fees will be removed.
Call a librarian to have your fines removed. Applies only to accounts listed in a minor child’s name. Some restrictions apply.