2021 Summer Reading Challenge
Friday, May 14 – Saturday, August 7
Earn points & win prizes
Reaching 500 points earns participants, of all ages, prizes and library
loot including a free book — and if you're lucky, maybe a Prize Pack too! Kids and Teens will also receive a Reading Rewards Coupon Book featuring local treats and family activities.
Click below to learn how to earn and use those points to improve your chances to win fantastic library loot on Beanstack. There are prizes for all ages, from babies to adults.
Get your gameboard
Go on a Library Safari
There are now four full-service community branches in Christian County! Visit all library locations in Clever, Nixa, Ozark and Sparta to complete a special Safari Scavenger Hunt and earn points towards Prize Packs.
Animal shelter donation drive
We are collecting donations all summer long for local animal shelters to help those with tails. Your donation earns points towards Prize Packs. Stop by or call your closest Community Branch for more information.
- Dog food (dry, canned, Purina Dog Chow or Puppy Chow)
- Cat food (dry, paté canned food, or kitten food)
- Cat litter (non-clumping)
- Collars (extra small for kittens), harnesses, and leashes
- Hard chew bones
- Durable/washable toys (Kong brand is preferred)
- Interactive/puzzle pet toys
- Fleece blankets
- Washable throw rugs/bath rugs
- Ziploc bags
- Peanut butter
- Dawn dish detergent
- Liquid laundry soap
- 39 or 55 gallon trash bags