The 2022 Summer Reading theme is Oceans of Possibilities! With reading challenges for every age, from babies and toddlers to adults, you can make this year your best summer of reading yet.

Information about our program can be found below along with registration links. Need help? Call 734-475-8732 ext 219 OR email ref@chelseadistrictlibrary.org.

Register, Sign In, & Log Books Here!

Using a phone or mobile device? Add the Beanstack App from Apple's App Store or the Google Play Store. Checkout this quick tutorial on how to use the app for summer reading and more.

All Ages Summer Reading Program

Registration

  • If you participated in the 2020 or 2021 Summer Reading Program online, or if you participate in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, you already have an account! Click the orange button above to sign in using the same email and password. Update your information, then add the appropriate 2022 Reading Challenge.
  • Never participated? Click the orange button above and follow the prompts to create an account. You can pre-register starting May 15th, but books and activities logged won't count until June 10th.
  • Create one account for the whole family, then add individual readers.
  • Need help? Call 734-475-8732 x219. You can also view this video tutorial from 2020 for a good overview of the process.

How does the Summer Reading Game work?

  • Adults, teens, and children will register for age appropriate summer reading challenges.
  • Read, read, read to earn badges and win prizes, including a book of your choice.
  • In addition to reading badge prizes, earn tickets for the Grand Prize Drawings of your choice!
  • Earn extra tickets for our Grand Prize Drawings by completing activity badges that include fun activities in the library, at home, and throughout Chelsea.
  • Watch this 2021 video tutorial for logging your books! Note: Adults and babies/toddlers (Listeners) log books read. Teens and kids (Readers) log number of hours read.

Win Amazing Grand Prizes!

  • Youth Grand Prizes:  Cedar Point Tickets, Henry Ford Museum Tickets, fun Beach and Reading prize packs and more!
  • Teen Grand Prizes: A Target gift card, a Dungeons & Dragons prize pack, international snacks box, and much more!
  • Adult Grand Prizes: $50 gift cards to local Chelsea businesses, Ocean themed prize packs and more!
  • Check out this 2021 video tutorial for assigning your tickets to the Grand Prize drawings in Beanstack!
  • Grand Prize winners will be announced after July 27. View the entire Grand Prize lineup through Beanstack.

Dates to Know 

  • Thursday, June 10 | Summer Reading begins! Join us on the library lawn for a Beach Party kickoff!
  • Wednesday, July 27 | Summer Reading Finale with Baffling Bill and Culvers
  • July 27 | Summer Reading Program ends. Enter all tickets into the Grand Prize Drawings (in Beanstack) by 11:59pm (see video tutorial for instructions).
  • July 29 | Teen Summer Reading Finale

Thank You to Our 2022 Summer Reading Program Sponsors and Prize Donors!

Gold

Silver and Bronze

Prize Donor