Summer Reading

Adventure Begins at Your Library


PRIZES GETTING STARTED FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS SUPPORT SUMMER READING


SUMMER READING 2024
May 27 – July 13

We have free events throughout the summer!
Everyone who reads has a chance to win prizes. Reading together, audiobooks, graphic novels, magazines, and being read to all count toward your reading time.

Sign up online at pinemtnlibrary.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack app from Google Play or the App Store.

Google Play link to Beanstack  App Store link to Beanstack

A printable calendar of all Summer Reading activities is available here: Link to PDF
A printable calendar of all Summer Reading activities by county is available here: Link to PDF
Events can also be viewed on our website here (link) or on Facebook (link).

Thank you to these generous sponsors!

Talbotton Tax Services Georgia Community Bank Smith's Pharmacy Colony Bank, Manchester
Flint Energies      


Prizes  Pilot flying a book. Image says "Register for Summer Reading Today."



Pre-Readers (ages 0-4)

  • Register for Summer Reading: Sticker
  • Read 24 books: Sippy or Toddler Cup
  • 1 row on Bingo Card: Wooden Puzzle
  • Full Bingo Card: Board Book
Kids (ages 5-11)

  • Register: Wristband & Charm
  • Read 2 hours: Charm
  • 1 row on Bingo Card: Charm
  • Full Bingo Card: Charm
Teens (ages 12-18) & Adults

  • Registration: Vinyl Sticker
  • 1 row on Bingo Card: Aluminum Water Bottle
  • Full Bingo Card: Vinyl Sticker
  • Every 60 minutes up to 180 minutes: Vinyl Stickers
Grand Prizes

Pre-Readers (ages 0-4)

  • CamelBak Kids Eddy Water Bottle
  • Rainbow Caterpillar Toy
  • Smokey Bear Plush
Summer Reading 2024 prizes for ages 0-4
Kids (ages 5-11)
  • Fire 7 Kids Tablet
  • LEGO Suitcase
  • Nerf Walkie Talkie Set
  • Owl Headlamp & Camping Lantern
  • Kidnoculars
Summer Reading 2023 prizes ages 5 - 11

Teens (ages 12-18) & Adults

  • Kindle Fire 10 Tablet (Teens & Adults)
  • RGB Lights (Teens)
  • Art Kit (Teens)
  • Love Your Library Prize Pack (Adults)
Summer Reading 2024 prizes for teens and adults

Getting Started

  • Visit pinemtnlibrary.beanstack.org or download the app on iOS or Android.
  • Create an account and add readers.
  • Register each reader for the Adventure Begins at Your Library challenge.
  • Log reading to earn badges, rewards, and chances to win grand prizes.
  • Have fun reading and earning rewards all summer long!
  • If you do not have access to the Internet or a device, you may request a paper log from the library.  
Donations & Sponsorships

There are several ways to support your local Summer Reading program!

  • Sponsor a performance (contact Jennifer for more details at (706) 846-2186 ext. 1008).
  • Donate a raffle prize. We need prizes for children, teens and adults! If you’d like to donate a raffle prize but you aren’t sure what types of items are acceptable, reach out to us.
  • Provide refreshments for a (non-performance) program. Dates to be announced in May.
  • Volunteer to help sign up Summer Reading participants during our programs.
  • Give a monetary donation. Visit pinemtnlibrary.org/donate to donate to your local library. Make sure you write "Summer Reading" in the notes. You can also donate in person at your local Pine Mountain Regional Services library. If you'd like to send a payment by mail, call (706) 846-2186 ext. 1008 for information on how to do so.
Organizations and individuals who donate prizes and refreshments will be acknowledged on the library’s social media page, facebook.com/pinemtnlibrary, as well as our online Summer Reading tracker, Beanstack. Performance sponsors will be acknowledged on our website, our social media page, on Beanstack, and on program flyers and calendars.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I earn and claim my rewards?
  • Everyone can earn rewards by reading and completing activities on Beanstack.
  • The rewards differ for each age group.
  • Visit the library by July 19, and we can look up what you have earned.
How do I earn raffle tickets and enter a raffle? (For Kids Challenge only. All other challenges are automatically entered to win!)
  • Only the Kids challenge earns raffle tickets. All other age groups are automatically entered to win a grand prize.
  • Ages 5-11 will earn tickets for every badge completed.
  • The last day to submit your tickets is July 13 at Midnight.
  • On the website, select the Ticket Drawing tab.
  • On the app, select the Adventure Begins at Your Library challenge under Current Challenges. Then tap on the Drawings icon.
  • Select which item you hope to win, and enter the number of tickets you’d like to put towards it. You can enter multiple raffles.
I have more questions. Who can I ask?

Supported in part by funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Service under provision of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the University System of Georgia.

Beanstack says I have to pay to subscribe.
If you’ve received this notice on Beanstack, it means you didn’t select to participate with our library. Make sure you look for “Pine Mountain Regional Library System.” If you have trouble, a staff member can help.
I don't have a smartphone or Internet. How can I participate?
Beanstack is accessible through the Beanstack app on any Android or Apple device. If you do not have a smartphone, you can access Beanstack via the website at pinemtnlibrary.beanstack.org.

If you do not have Internet at home, you can use computers at any of our locations for free. However, you may want to keep track of your participation with a paper log. If you'd like to do so, you can print out a paper log from one of these links, or visit any of our locations and request one.

Pre-Readers (ages 0-4)
Children (ages 5-11)
Teens (ages 12-18)
Adults (ages 19+)