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Kids Tails and Tales: Summer 2021

Tails and Tales: Kids Summer 2021!

June 8 - August 31, 2021

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


Welcome to Tails and Tales: Newton Free Library Summer 2021!

We are encouraging families to register  and read together, so there is one online reading log for all ages. Use Beanstack to keep track of the time spent reading alone or with parents, siblings or 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.  

Toddlers through kids entering 5th grade in the 2021-22 school year can win prizes!  As long as you are registered on Beanstack, you will be entered in a drawing to win one of two possible prizes each week from 7/4 to 8/14 as long as you also log minutes; write a book review either on a postcard (found at the library) or on Beanstack; complete an adventure; or attend a library program (and fill in the relevant adventure).  Each week there will be a family experience prize, such as a family pass to a museum or outdoor space, and an outdoor adventure backpack.

This summer, you can earn online badges for reading, writing reviews, and completing adventures (or even part of 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!

Tails and Tales! is sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.