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Kids Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer 2022

Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Kids Summer 2022!

June 13 - August 31, 2022

Click here to register for a Beanstack Summer Reading account. Already Registered? Click here to sign in!

Welcome to Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Newton Free Library Summer 2022!

Read books, have adventures, win prizes! Use Beanstack to keep track of your time spent reading alone or with parents, siblings or your friends. Audiobooks and Ebooks count too! You can also write reviews of the books that you've been enjoying. And check out all the fun adventures we've included this year. Don't forget that you can register as a family and read together, so there is one online reading log for all ages. 

Children through rising 5th graders in the 2022-23 school year can win prizes. As long as you are registered on Beanstack, you will be entered in a drawing to win a prize each week of summer reading (6/13-8/31) as long as you also log minutes; write a book review on Beanstack; complete an adventure; or attend a library program (and fill in the relevant adventure). 

This summer, you can earn online badges for reading, writing reviews and having adventures! You are also welcome to set your own personal reading goals.

There's so much going on this summer. Check out our events calendar!

Read Beyond the Beaten Path! is sponsored by The Friends of the Newton Free Library, Mass Audubon, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.