Summer Library Program

Welcome to Find Your Voice, Our All-Ages Summer Library Program!

June 3 - August 1, 2023 

  • In the Summer Library Program, earn points when you read or complete fun activities. 
  • Kids and teens will use their points to "buy" prizes from the prize board, while adults will earn tickets for weekly drawings. 
  • Everyone who earns 80 points by August 1 will receive an invitation to a special finisher event for their age group!  

Join online using Beanstack or pick up a paper booklet at the Library starting Saturday, June 3! 

Summer Library Program June 3 to August 1

How It Works:

  • Starting June 3, pick up a paper booklet at any San Leandro Library branch or join online using Beanstack or 
  • Start earning points by reading or completing activities. You can earn 80 points total this summer.
  • Record what you did to earn the points in our paper booklet, or track online using Beanstack 
  • Visit the Library to spend your points on the prize board (adults, you earn drawing tickets) 
  • Earn 80 points by Aug. 1 to finish the program! The first day to collect the finisher prize is July 1.

To learn more about the Summer Library Program for Adults 18+, please visit this page!


What You Can Win:

  • Kids and Teens, earn Up to 80 Points to Spend on the Kid’s Prize Board or Teen Prize Board 
  • Adults, earn up to 80 points to use for drawing tickets 
  • Everyone who earns 80 points by August 1 will receive an invitation to a special finisher event for their age group!
  • Kids who earn 80 points will also receive a free swim pass courtesy of the San Leandro Recreation Department, a free Mini Murph Pizza from Papa Murphy's Greenhouse, and a free youth admission to Lawrence Hall of Science!

Finisher Events

For Kids, ages 0-11
Summer Reading Carnival
Saturday, August 5, 2023
Games, prizes, entertainment, cotton candy, a petting zoo and more! 
For Teens, ages 12-17
After-Hours Mystery & Dinner Party
Friday, August 11, 2023 
Collect clues and solve the mystery, or make crafts and just celebrate completing the Summer Library Program!
For Adults
Adult After-Hours Finale
Friday, August 18, 2023

COMPLETE THE SUMMER LIBRARY PROGRAM ONLY ONCE PER PERSON PER SUMMER, PLEASE.  

Points are only valid for prizes between 6/3/23-8/1/23.  

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How to Earn Points

  1. Earn Points By Reading
  2. Earn Points For Activities
  • Read for an hour
  • Read a whole book
  • Read Every Day for a Week
  • Read a Non-Fiction Book
  • Read about a Famous Person or Place
  • Try a New Fiction Author
  • Download an eBook or an eAudiobook