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.
Learn how to use the Beanstack app by watching this video tutorial.
Explore, read and participate in fun online challenges.
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.
We’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.
In July, we will offer a Wednesday evening virtual talk series with various State Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) speakers. Learn about “Pono” fishing so that you may practice responsible fishing methods and foster good stewardship of our oceans and wildlife.
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.