2023 Summer Reading

2023 Find Your Voice Summer Reading Program for children, teens and adults

Summer Reading Challenge

Everett Public Library's Summer Reading Challenge for all ages is a bingo board with 25 activities. Register by picking up a bingo board in the library or online through Beanstack (epls.beanstack.com).

For Adults

Complete challenges, get prizes!

Record your activities on your bingo board or in Beanstack (epls.beanstack.com

Choose a free book and get a voucher for an OL Reign ticket after completing your first 5 challenges (one book per participant).

Enter the grand prize drawing for every 5 challenges completed (up to 5 entries allowed)

Prizes, available July 1 - August 31, while supplies last: 1 free book, OL Reign Ticket. 
Grand Prize: Lenovo tablet.

Need reading suggestions for adult bingo challenges? Check out our reading lists at epls.org/StaffSelections!

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2023 Summer Reading

For Youth

Find Your Voice with Summer Reading!

Record your activities on your bingo board, or in Beanstack (epls.beanstack.com). Listening to reading counts.

Claim a prize for each 5 squares filled in.

Prizes (Available July 1 - August 31, while supplies last):

  • Completed first 5 squares: Free book and OL Reign ticket
  • 10, 15, 20 squares completed: Pick a prize from the treasure chest
  • All 25 squares: Free book and enter the drawing for a new bike or a Lenovo® tablet.

Track your reading

This year there are several ways to keep track of your reading:

  1. Pick up a paper bingo board at the library starting June 1.
  2. Use Beanstack online: epls.beanstack.com.
  3. Download the Beanstack Tracker app from the app store (Apple or Google).

Key Dates

  • June 1: First day to register for Summer Reading.
  • July 1: First day to pick up prizes!
  • August 31: Last day to log reading minutes or complete challenges, and to pick up prizes.
  • August 31: End of Summer Celebration!
    • 5PM - 6PM, Seattle Hand Drummer's @ the Main Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave
      Celebrate the art of Mexican Folkloric dancing from Herencias Mexicanas. Bring chairs, blankets, & the whole family to enjoy an evening of music, community, & fun! 
    • 6:30PM - 7:30PM, Herencias Mexicanas @ the Evergreen Branch, 9512 Evergreen Way
      Celebrate the art of Mexican Folkloric dancing from Herencias Mexicanas. Bring chairs, blankets, & the whole family to enjoy an evening of music and dancing! We will also have rock painting, sidewalk art and light refreshments! For all ages. 

Library Events

View upcoming programs at www.epls.org/calendar. Click on the event names to view the calendar listing for each event! Due to limited space or supplies, some programs require registration.

For more information about Summer Reading or our events, call Youth Services at 425-257-8030, Adult Services at 425-257-8000, or stop by the library.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Friends of the Library

Peninsular Lodge #95 F & AM