Tails & Tales Summer 2021!
ROAR! We are ready for a paw-sitively amazing summer! We will be returning to in person, outdoor programming this year for summer reading. All events will be registration required and weather dependent. If you’d prefer, we will still have videos and online events to participate in as well! Visit our Digital Events page for more information!
All ages can register for their summer reading program at ahplibrary.beanstack.org
Bouncing Babies (Ages 0-2)
The Bouncing Babies can read books and complete early literacy activities to earn Beanstack badges! You will earn an animal prize (including an animal bath toy and bubbles) after completing 8 badges. When you’ve completed the program by earning 16 badges, you’ll get a new board book and stuffed animal!
Welcome to the Bouncing Babies 2021 Summer Reading Program!
Watch the video to learn more about using Beanstack for the Bouncing Babies program. Happy Reading!
Visit the Jungle with a story and a song!
Bzzzzz! Lots of bugs can be found outside in the summer and they're at storytime!
Pathfinders (Ages 3 through 1st Grade)
Pathfinders can read and complete activities to earn Beanstack badges! After you’ve earned 8 badges, Pathfinders qualify for an animal goodie bag! When you complete 16 badges, you’ll receive an animal toy, a puzzle, and a prize book! For every 10 books read, you’ll also earn a ticket to put towards one of our fabulous raffle prizes.
Welcome to the Pathfinders 2021 Summer Reading Program!
Watch the video to learn more about using Beanstack for the Pathfinder program. Happy Reading!
Join Mr. Caleb as he reads a story about an odd dog who does not like bones like other dogs do.
Trailblazers (Grades 2-5)
The Trailblazer program is all about earning to points to receive prizes! For each book logged or activity completed, Trailblazers will earn an activity point. There will be 10 possible prize levels you can reach for earning activity points. See the different prize levels:
Welcome to the Trailblazers 2021 Summer Reading Program!
Watch the video to learn more about using Beanstack for the Trailblazers program. Happy Reading!
Tweens (Grades 6-8)
Tweens earn raffle tickets for each book that is read between June 1 and August 7. To count, books must be at the readers’ reading level! Readers will receive special awards when they reach the 5 and 10 book mark. Additional raffle tickets can be earned by participating in Tween Activity Kits and Programs.
Welcome to the Tween 2021 Summer Reading Program!
Learn all about Tween Summer Reading 2021!
Teens (Grades 9-12)
Read books, write reviews, and complete activities to earn badges on Beanstack. Each badge you earn will earn you a raffle ticket, which you can put in for one of our fun prizes, such as Apple Airpods and gift cards.
Welcome to the Teen 2021 Summer Reading Program!
Learn all about Teen Summer Reading 2021!
The Summer Reading Program isn’t just for kids! Those over 18 years old can earn points by reading tales from cover to cover and beyond. Earn points by connecting with the community through challenges and earn one point for each book you read this summer. Being an adult isn’t easy, so adults can claim a prize just for registering! For every five points you earn, you’ll automatically receive a virtual ticket that can be entered towards one of several entertaining prizes. Everyone who earns 40 points by reading and completing challenges can claim an AHPL tote bag!
Start summer off right with these DIY Felt Pastries and more!
Win awesome prizes, like this DIY Succulent Kit!
Tails Around Town Scavenger Hunt
Explore Auburn Hills by participating in Tails Around Town, a scavenger hunt that will take you to different locations throughout downtown. Follow the clues and search downtown to find all of the animals and win a prize. Everyone is invited to participate, alone or as a group!
To participate, sign up through the Summer Reading Beanstack challenge, find the Tails Around Town Badge, and enter the secret codes each animal has. Can you find all eight?
Make sure you follow the Auburn Hills Public Library on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, to see all of the programs we are doing!