2022 Summer Reading Challenge

Friday, May 27 – Friday, August 5

Track your progress

Life's a beach with the library's Summer Reading Challenge. Rack up points by reading, completing activities and writing book reviews on Beanstack! Download the Beanstack App on the App Store or Google Play. Need help? Click here to get in touch.


Earn points & win prizes

Reaching 500 points earns participants of all ages a free book and one ticket toward a prize pack. 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.

See the Prize Packs


Get your gameboard

It’s easy to keep track of all your reading and activities online with Beanstack, but if you'd rather track on paper as you go — or you want something to stick on the fridge — print out this coloring sheet gameboard or a traditional reading log.

Coloring Sheet Gameboard Traditional Reading Log

Embark on a voyage to all the community branches

There are four full-service community branches in Christian County! Visit all library  locations in Clever, Nixa, Ozark and Sparta to complete a special scavenger hunt and earn points toward Prize Packs. 

Library Safari Scavenger Hunt


Choose events to attend

There is more to explore all summer long online with in-person and virtual events for all ages. Attending events earns you bonus points, which means a better chance of winning a prize pack! 

Virtual Event Calendar New to Virtual Events?


Least of These Donation Drive

We are collecting donations all summer long to help those in need. Each donation earns points toward prize packs. Stop by or call your closest community library branch for more information.

  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste & Toothbrushes
  • Bar Soap
  • 2-in-1 Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Incontinence Briefs