Summer Reading Program

Reading colors your world!

Join us for Reading Colors YOUR World, the Library's Summer Reading Program.

This game is great for all ages and all reading levels and people who speak any language!

Getting Started
Getting Started
How do I sign up?

Starting June 1, join and participate online using Beanstack, or simply click on a badge below to get started. You can also pick up an all-ages reading log from the Main Library.

Who can play? orange arrow

The Summer Reading Program is open to all ages!

How long is the SRP? yellow arrow

The Summer Reading Program runs from June 1 to July 31. Each week, you can earn a new badge!

How does the raffle work? blue arrow

After you earn the badge for the week, enter the raffle by filling out the badge redemption form! We’ll choose winners in the kids, teens and adult age groups each week. For every badge you earn, you are also entered into the grand prize raffle at the end of the summer!

How do I earn a badge? purple arrow

To earn your weekly color badge, complete any of these actions:

When are the raffle drawings? red arrow

To qualify for a weekly raffle entry, complete the badge form by the last day of the session (see dates below). Please submit a different form for each family member who earned the badge.

Raffle Schedule:


  • Red Badge: Log by 6/11 to enter the Red Week Raffle
  • Orange Badge: Log by 6/18 to enter the Orange Week Raffle
  • Brown Badge: Log by 6/25 to enter the Brown Week Raffle
  • Yellow Badge: Log by 7/2 to enter the Yellow Week Raffle
  • Green Badge: Log by 7/9 to enter the Green Week Raffle
  • Blue Badge: Log by 7/16 to enter the Blue Week Raffle
  • Purple badge: Log by 7/23 to enter the Purple Week Raffle
  • Black Badge: Log by 7/31 to enter the Black Week Raffle
  • Rainbow Badge: Log anytime from 6/1-7/31
What do I get when I finish? red arrow

Finish all eight badges by July 31 to earn a finisher prize pack! You’ll also earn a grand prize raffle entry for every badge you've completed.

Special finisher prizes for ages 0-2, ages 3-6, ages 7-11, teens and adults are available starting July 31 to everyone who earned and redeemed eight badges by July 31, 2021. Pick up finisher prizes for kids and teens at the Main Library children's desk; prizes for adult finishers are available at the Main Library information desk. The grand prize winners will be drawn on August 6. 

For every summer reading badge earned, the Friends of the San Leandro Library will donate $1 towards Building Futures, a local nonprofit. To enable the Friends to contribute the maximum donation amount of $3,000, we need the community to earn 3,000 badges this summer!

Missed a week? orange arrow

No problem! Just complete 8 badges by July 31 to earn your finisher prize pack and entries for the grand prize raffle.

Complete a badge
red badge orange badge
yellow badge green badge
blue badge purple badge black badge

red 1 Start with the Red Badge and complete one of the activities listed under the red badge.
orange 2 Submit a badge completion form online or call 510-577-3971 by June 11. You'll be entered to win the red week raffle prize, and will also get one entry to the grand raffle prize.
green 3 Move on to the next badge and repeat! You can earn a new badge each week. Keep an eye on the dates to submit your form on time.
blue 4 Finish all eight color badges by July 31 and win a completion prize! Complete the Bonus Rainbow badge for an extra grand prize raffle ticket.
Link to Summer Reading Program Home Page Link to Library Home Page Link to Printable Tracking Sheet Link to Form to Claim a Badge Link to prizes 510-577-3971 Link to Library’s Facebook Page Link to Library’s Instagram Page Link to Library’s Twitter Page