Read for fun and the chance to win prizes! Teens going into grades 6-12 are invited to participate in the Tails and Tales Summer Reading Incentive Program. Read 5 books in 3 categories before August 13 for an entry to win one of the grand prizes.
2021 TEEN Tails and Tales Summer Reading Incentive Program
For teens going into grades 6-12
June 4 through August 13
Online registration is open now on the Beanstack app or website: ameliagivinlibrary.beanstack.org
Teens must be registered on Beanstack to participate!
How the Reading Challenge Works
Beginning June 4, read 5 books of your choice, choosing from at least 3 different “Tails and Tales” categories listed below. Audiobooks and eAudiobooks may be used. Everyone who submits a reading log with the required 5 books will receive a small gift plus an entry into a drawing for 1 of 3 Amazon gift cards.
Two ways to record your book information
You can either record book information using the Beanstack app/Beanstack website, or use a printed log. You can print the teen reading log here (pdf, 2 pages, 1.13 MB), or pick one up at the library.
Write book reviews for more chances to win
Get chances to win weekly gift card prizes by completing book reviews for titles you read. The gift cards are to a variety of local restaurants and stores, so be sure to submit up to two review every week for more chances to win. You may submit reviews online using Beanstack or by dropping off written reviews to the library after it opens. Here is a Book Review Form you may print (pdf, 2 pages, 159 KB). Weekly drawings begin June 11 and end on August 6.
Submit your book logs by Friday, August 13
The teen reading program ends at 6 pm on Friday, August 13, 2020.
Either drop off your completed paper reading log at the library, or enter your books using the Beanstack app or website.
2021 TEEN TAILS AND TALES SUMMER READING CATEGORIES
- Fiction – Main Character is an animal
- Mystery or Thriller
- Science Fiction or Fantasy
- Graphic Novel
- Folktale, Fable or Myth
- Non-Fiction – Hero is a pet/animal
- Non-Fiction - Wildlife or Pets
- Non-Fiction - Travel or Adventure or Travel
- Non-FIction - Local History or Author
- Non-Fiction - Biography or Autobiography
- Other Non-Fiction
Share what you're reading and doing this summer on the Teen Instagram page (@ame_teen_scene) and tag the library (@ameliagivinlibrary) #ameteenslp2021
Not on social media? Send us your pic in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll post it for you!
Be sure to check the library website, Facebook page and Instagram for upcoming activities!
Thank you to our Summer Learning Program Sponsors!
- Bobby, Kelli and Brady Banerjee
- Bessie's Best Lactation Cookies
- Boiling Springs Pool
- In memory of Don Boyne
- Bubbler Foundation
- Bruster's Ice Cream
- Crayola Experience
- Dutch Wonderland
- In memory of Jeanette Eltringham
- Family Dollar and Marsh Walls-Beitzel
- The Friends of Amelia Givin Library
- Gregg Gulden
- Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory
- Charles and Janet Kacsur
- Longwood Gardens
- John and Hatty McDowell
- Mt. Holly Springs Lions Club
- Mt. Holly Springs PTO
- Dr. David and Jennifer Paden
- Pennian Bank
- Wil & Karen Shirey
- Mike and Shirley Szczypta
- Cynthia and Rob Thompson
- The Varner Family
- The Wasielewski Family
- Dick and Barbara Weary
- Weis Markets
- Dr. Casey J. Williams, DMD