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Teen Summer Reading Program

Join the Cary Memorial Library Teen Summer Reading Program!

You could win a Rancatore’s Gift Card! 


Who can join?
The Teen Summer Reading program is open to rising 6th -12th grade students.  The program begins June 16 and runs through September 1. The last day to claim prizes is Saturday, September 8, 2018. 

How do I get started?
Create a Beanstack account by visiting our website at  Use your account to earn Reading Badges, Review Badges and Activity Badges. 

Already have a Beanstack account? Great! Be sure to update your grade and age, then enroll in the 2018 summer program. Not sure? Call or visit the library to avoid creating a duplicate account.

Reading Badges
Earn a badge for your first 5 hours of reading, and every 10 hours of reading after that. You can earn up to 11 reading badges. You’ll earn a free prize book for every Reading badge you complete. 

Review Badges
Want to share your love for *insert book title* with everyone else this summer? Write a book review and it may be featured in the teen space! Tell others about your favorite scene or write about some of your favorite character moments. You should review books you have read during the program (June 16-September 1). You can earn up to 5 review badges.

Earn at least 5 badges and you will be entered to win one of several $5.00 Rancatore's Gift Cards. Complete the program by earning any 10 badges and you will be entered to win one of several $10.00 Rancatore's Gift Cards. Limit one entry per person.

To see all of the badges and prizes you can earn, set up or login to your account at


Summer Reading Lists

Suggested Reading List for Diamond and Clarke Middle Schools

LHS English Reading lists

LHS Social Studies Reading lists


The Teen Summer Reading program is sponsored by the Friends of Cary Memorial Library and The Cary Memorial Library Foundation.