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Summer Reading 2021

Welcome to our 2021 Summer Reading Program. Reading challenges for children and teens are hosted on Beanstack, which you can access by clicking on the images below. On Beanstack, users can log how much they read, and earn cool badges and raffle tickets as they log. Then you can use the raffle tickets to win prizes! Winners will be notified at the end of the summer. Ready, set, read!

How to sign up with Beanstack

How to Sign Up Online:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Register an individual or family.”
  3. Answer “No” when asked if you’ve used Beanstack before.
  4. To register your child, choose “I am an adult registering a child.” If you are registering yourself, choose that option.
  5. Enter the required information to create your account.
  6. Register for age-appropriate Reading Challenges.
  7. Start reading, log how many days you read, and have fun!
  8. Use raffle tickets to enter for fun prizes.

How to Sign Up with the Beanstack Tracker App:

  1. Download the “Beanstack Tracker” app.
  2. Open the app and touch “Let’s go!”
  3. Touch “School, Library, or Bookstore.”
  4. Touch “Find a site” and type “Peabody Institute Library.” Choose the one named “Peabody Institute Library (MA).”
  5. Touch “Sign up” at the bottom of the screen.
  6. Enter the required information to create your account.
  7. Register for age-appropriate Reading Challenges.
  8. Read, log, and have fun!
  9. Don’t forget to enter raffles!