Summer Reading Program
The Summer Reading Program is a coordinated effort by Library Services and Houston Public Library to keep HISD students reading over the summer months.
Houston Public Library Summer Reading
How can students start earning free books and other cool swag with just 20 minutes of reading? HPL’s Oceans of Possibilities summer reading program, that’s how! Registration starts June 1 and could not be simpler: students or parents sign up for a free Beanstack account at https://houstonlibrary.beanstack.org/reader365 to track reading progress. There are three levels to choose from: Babies and Toddlers, Kids (K-5) and Teens (6-12). Students can read hardbacks, paperbacks, and ebooks – everything counts! Every 20 minutes of reading earns one entry into random drawings for free books, STEM kits, and other swag; the more reading time completed, the more entries students earn! Electronic badges are also earned along the way for milestones and goals.
But that’s not all – HPL’s Summer program also includes camps, STEM classes, a traveling petting zoo, crafting events, the Jolley Trolley, and much more. There are prizes for the whole family too, so get everyone reading this summer! Check out www.houstonlibrary.org/fun for more information.