Children's Challenge

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Children’s Summer Challenge (ages 5-12)

June 1st – August 15th

Get ready to go wild!  Wild for animals!

List of online children’s library events (live and recorded)!

Join us for our Tales & Tails 2021 Children's Summer Challenge - an exploration of amazing wildlife and animal stories.

Everyone who accepts this challenge and registers will receive a coupon for a free donut from The Donut Shop on Center Street (while supplies last)!

To complete this summer challenge you need to read (or be read to) a total of 8 hours between June 1st - August 15th. If you read 15 minutes a day, 4 times a week, you will complete this challenge before the end of July! You can do it!

You can log your reading minutes on our summer challenge website or using our summer challenge app (see directions below). Every time your total reading minutes logged reaches another hour (up to 8 hours) you earn a virtual reading badge, a new Tails & Tails backpack brag tag, and other rewards.

Make sure you log every single minute you spend reading, no matter what you read - books, ebooks, graphic novels, comics, audio books, and magazines all count!

You can also earn virtual badges and tickets for our end of the summer special prize drawings by completing fun Tails & Tales activities and continuing to log reading minutes after you reach the 8 hour goal. The end of the summer prize drawings will be for animal themed toys, games, and books!

Starting June 7th, the library will be giving away FREE Animal themed Summer Challenge Activity To Go Bags!  These bags are geared towards preschool - early elementary age children, but older children and younger ones (with help) may also enjoy them. Click here for more details!

All reading rewards and activity bags are subject to availability/while supplies last.

Have you downloaded our summer challenge app called Beanstack Tracker ? Logging reading minutes is really easy using the app. The app even includes a reading timer!

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Directions to download and get started with the app:

  1. Search your app store and download the Beanstack Tracker app.
  2. Open the app, and click "Let's Go"
  3. Choose an Organization Type - Select "School, Library, or Bookstore"
  4. Tap on "Find a Site"
  5. Search for Grand County Public Library
  6. Tap on Grand County Public Library
  7. Tap on "Don't have an account? Sign up!"
  8. Create one account and add all the members of your family as readers on that one account.
  9. Start logging your reading minutes!

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