New Canaan Library Summer Reading 2023: Bugged about Books

Join us for our 2023 Summer Reading Challenges where we will use Beanstack to track our reading and participate in activities! See if you can complete all the badges! Summer Reading runs June 12th-August 29th. Register for our programs today!
  1. Go to newcanaanlibrary.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack app on your smartphone (Apple App Store | Google Play Store).
  2. If you have previously participated in our Summer Reading Challenge, log in with your account or reset your password if you’ve forgotten it!
  3. If you have not participated with us on Beanstack before, click the blue button “Register an individual or family” to get started.
  4. You will create one account for your entire family. It will ask for the account creator’s (parent’s) information first, then for each child.
  5. Enter each child's grade level and school.
  6. Click to register for the program!
  7. Watch this video if you need a tutorial!
Summer Reading Kickoff!
New Canaan Library invites you to kick off our Summer Reading program! Join us for buggy crafts, face painting and a bug scavenger hunt around the first floor of the Library! Make sure to sign yourself up for Summer Reading and grab your first prize and button!
Tuesday 6/20 @ 4-6 PM
Kids Summer Reading (Pre-K to 5th)
 Summer is here & it is time to get BUGGED about books! We will spend our summer learning about nature through reading, hands-on programs, and activity challenges. Log your minutes read and activities to earn prizes and badges.
For preschool through those entering grade 5 in Fall 2023.
Teen Summer Reading (6th-12th)
 Escape the everyday with our Summer READtreat! Spend the summer exploring the world around us with great books, fun programs, and activity challenges. Use Beanstack to log the pages you've read and complete activities to earn prizes! For those entering grades 6 through 12 in the Fall of 2023.
Register HERE.


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