Knox County Public Library's 2019 Summer Library Club - Read, Explore, Earn Prizes!
Summer Library Club for children

May 18 - July 31 ~ This program rewards kids for reading (or being read to) during the summer. Once kids reach their reading goal, they receive an awesome rewards package

  1. Download the free Beanstack Tracker app (App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android) or visit Beanstack in your browser and register for Knox County Public Library's Summer Reading program
  2. Read or listen for 20 hours. Substitute up to 5 hours of reading with enrichment adventures
  3. Track all of your reading progress in the convenient app. Every minute logged will get our community closer to the moon!
  4. Return to any library location by July 31 to redeem your prize pack

Pre-register now (App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android)
Remember that any minutes read won't count towards your goal until May 18.

Reading Logs

 Download your Summer Reading Log now!

slc19-readers-log-web.pdf

 

Read to the moon!

If you finish early--or if you can't quite reach your goal--keep reading! Every minute you log will help all of us in Read City USA reach the moon together this summer.

Summer Reading storytimes & enrichment programs

Magician Michael Messing performing for a crowd of childrenBlast off this summer with Knox County Public Library. Our Summer Library Club offers over 100 out of this world programs featuring: Whimsical puppet theatre from Cattywampus Puppet Council, Zoo Knoxville, kid-friendly chemist Dr. Al Hazari, magician Michael Messing, building and making discoveries with LEGOs, Shakespeare for Kids, The Muse, Humane Society, and other amazing programs. Find out times and locations for these special events on our Summer Reading Programs page.

NEW! Attending one of these programs is eligible for reading credit! Participate in the Passport Program and substitute up to 5 programs for 5 hours of reading.

Summer Reading rewards

SLC - Prize - FlyerAfter meeting your reading goals, return your log to any branch between June 10 and July 31 to redeem your prize pack! Prizes include a foldable flying disk and a rewards book. The children's rewards book is filled with free treats and adventures. See participating sponsors below or check out a complete listing of the rewards. 

Summer Library Club for all ages

Teens (12-17)Adults (18+)