Bee Creative!
Summer Reading Challenge for Adults

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May 15–August 15, 2023
For adults

Sign up!

Earn a reward every time you read for 2 hours! Track your reading online using the Beanstack app. The tickets you earn can be applied toward winning our drawing for the Grand Prize Gift Baskets listed below! You can even earn additional tickets by attending library events and by completing the challenge. (When you log your reading online, you’ll have a chance to earn 25+ tickets!)

Complete the challenge online by earning any 5 badges:
• Log your reading (1 badge for 2 hours of reading)
• Attend library events (1 badge for attending up to 3 events)

2 hours = 5 tickets
4 hours = 5 tickets
6 hours = 5 tickets
8 hours = 5 tickets
10 hours = 5 tickets

• Attend a library event! = 1 ticket

Each gift basket includes a prize book, Lego kit to spark creativity, and other goodies! Creativity Gift Basket includes art supplies. Night Out Gift Basket includes gift certificates to local establishments including Fire Doll Studio and Champaign restaurants. The Tech Gift Basket includes a Samsung tablet and earbuds, among other goodies!

• Creativity Gift Basket ($320 value)
• Night Out Gift Basket ($340 value)
• Tech Gift Basket ($350 value)

Grand prizes are available when you log your reading online. Winners will be announced in September. Questions or need assistance logging your reading? We can help!

You can also download a paper reading log to track your reading at home.

Happy Reading!

Made possible with support from the Library Friends.

Summer is a great time for your family to read together. Everyone can win prize books and more:

• Sign up your kids for the Bee Creative! Summer Reading Challenge for Kids
• Sign up your teens for the Bee Creative! Summer Reading Challenge for Teens

P.S. What’s in the Grand Prize Gift Baskets for adults?

Creativity Gift Basket ($320 value): Art Coop goodies, Sticky Rice restaurant gift card, You Are an Artist by Sarah Urist Green, Kickstart Creativity prompt cards, pollinator seeds, and a LEGO Great Wave kit.

Night Out Gift Basket ($340 value): Firedoll Studios candlemaking class gift card, Ko Fusion restaurant gift card, Heavy Spoon gift card, Adventure Challenge Friends Edition book, pollinator seeds, and LEGO Florial Art set.

Tech Gift Basket($350 value): Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite with cover, wireless ear buds, Soft Electronics coffee table book, Café Kopi gift card, pollinator seeds, and LEGO Galaxy Explorer kit.

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