Read for fun and the chance to win prizes! Your challenge is to read 8 books in 4 categories between June 3 and August 26.
For teens in grades 6-12 and adults.
2022 Oceans of Possibilities
Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program
This reading challenge begins June 3 and ends August 26 (Note: the adult/teen program runs longer than the children's program)
To participate, pick up a reading log at the library front desk OR register online using the Beanstack app or website: ameliagivinlibrary.beanstack.org
If you have registered online in previous years, you can log in and register for this year's program. You can register all of the participants in your family, including yourself, at this same link. NOTE: If you forget your password, try "beanstack" since we often suggest using this for a password. Otherwise, email the library at email@example.com to have your password reset.
How the Adult & Teen Reading Challenge Works
Beginning June 3, read 8 books of your choice, choosing from at least 4 different “Oceans of Possibilities” categories listed below. Audiobooks and eAudiobooks may be used.
Record book information on a printed log you can pick up at the front desk (or click here to print one (pdf, 2 pages, 367 KB)). Or you may record the books you read on the Beanstack app or website. You can participate completely online if desired.
• Fiction - Novel
• Fiction - Mystery or Thriller
• Fiction - Western
• Fiction - Science Fiction
• Graphic Novel
• Biography or Autobiography
• Non-Fiction - Travel
• Non-Fiction - Wildlife or Nature
• Non-Fiction - How-To Book
• Non-Fiction - Local History
• Non-Fiction - Nutrition, Cooking, Recipes
GIFTS & PRIZES
Participants who read the required 8 books will receive a small prize plus an entry into a drawing for 1 of 4 Amazon gift cards ($100, $75, $50, $25).
ADDITIONAL WEEKLY DRAWINGS
Complete book reviews of the titles you read for chances to win weekly gift card prizes. You may submit up to 2 reviews each week using the provided paper slips, or submit them online or using the Beanstack app or website. Weekly drawings begin June 10 and end on August 19. You can win a gift card from a weekly drawing only once.
Thank you to our 2022 Summer Learning Program Sponsors!
- Bobby, Kelli and Brady Banerjee
- Bessie's Best Lactation Cookies
- Boiling Springs Pool
- In memory of Don Boyne
- Bruster's Ice Cream
- Steven Clark
- Cumberland County Library System
- Delen Beauty Salon
- The Patrick Dieter Memorial Fund
- Karen Feuchtenberger
- The Friends of Amelia Givin Library
- Barry Gulden
- Gregg Gulden
- Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory
- Janet and Charles Kacsur
- Longwood Gardens
- Mid Penn Bank
- John and Hatty McDowell
- Orrstown Bank
- Pittsburgh Zoo
- Partnership for Better Health
- Rikore, Inc.
- Wil and Karen Shirey
- Kevin Stoner
- Souder Family Landscape Supply
- South Middleton Bubbler Foundation
- Mike and Shirley Szczypta
- Textures Hair and Tanning
- The Wasielewski Family
- Dick and Barbara Weary
- Weis Markets
- David Wetzel