Summer Reading Program 2021

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Saturday, July 31 was the last day of Summer Reading 2021. More reading challenges will be announced this fall.


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Our Summer Reading Program is for everyone! Sign up online today
For signing up, you will receive a “Be Our Guest” coupon for a free snack,
courtesy of McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii

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Log your minutes and track your accomplishments using Beanstack.
Download the Beanstack app from the Apple Store or Google Play.
You could also use Beanstack on your desktop or laptop computer.

Learn how to use the Beanstack app by watching this video tutorial.
Explore, read and participate in fun online challenges.


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2020 SRP grand prize winner

For every 100 minutes logged online you will receive a virtual badge and an entry to the lucky grand prize drawing for Four Round Trip Tickets to anywhere Alaska Airlines® flies!

When you reach reading milestones of 300, 600, and 1,000 minutes, you will receive free incentives, while supplies last. Visit a local library to claim your incentive.

For teens, read and earn a chance to win certificates for free personal-sized pizzas or a mystery prize award for one (1) winner per library. Prizes are provided by Hawaii Pizza Hut.

For adult readers, ten (10) regional prizes from local vendors will be awarded. Prizes are provided by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii.


NOAA logoWe’re excited to be partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to offer weekly online videos and crafts to children. Each week Beanstack will release a new activity badge with links to activity packets and online videos. Direct links to the activity packets will also be listed here.

Come back to this page and visit us! We will be adding more virtual programs throughout the Summer!

Week 1: Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles

Week 2: Dolphins

Week 3: Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse

Week 4: Monk Seals

Week 5: Sharks

Week 6: Manta Rays

Week 7: Humpback Whales

Week 8: Lobsters

Week 9: Seahorses

Activity packets were compiled with the assistance of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Waikiki Aquarium, and Hawaiian Islands Humpback-Whale National Marine Sanctuary.



Test your knowledge of popular teen tales! Follow your curiosity and check out the books mentioned in the online Quiz. Play alone or challenge your friends!

The Kahoot! Teen Challenge is free and available through August 14, 2021.



Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Share your photos and videos of your completed activities with us!
Tag @hsplshigov and #srphawaii2021.


Friends of the Library, HFSCU, Alaska Airlines, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Ward Village, Island Insurance, Gail Urago Memorial, Aloha United Way, McDonalds, Hawaii Pizza Hut

2021 Prize Drawing Rules

In accordance with Governor Ige's Executive Order 21-08, updated access to enter libraries are in effect.
Be safe and be well!