June 15 – August 22, 2020
Join the 2020 Summer Reading Challenge
No cost to participate.
New this summer! Track your reading and activities online or on a paper reading log. It’s up to you!
Need technical help? Give us a call or email us at Reference@oshkoshpubliclibrary.org.
Information Services - 236-5205
Children’s Department - 236-5208
Text - (920) 315-8838 (message and data rates may apply)
An easy-to-use online reading and activity tracking tool.
Three steps to get started!
1. Go to oshkoshpubliclibrary.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack Tracker from the App Store or Google Play.
2. Follow the steps to choose Oshkosh Public Library.
3. Create a free account to track your reading minutes, check off activities, complete virtual badges, earn prizes and more! Spend some time exploring the site to see what you can do!
- Multiple readers can be added to the same account.
- Badges: Shows badges when you have completed the activities. There are no in-app purchases.
- The Log: Shows what books (number, minutes, title, author) you’ve logged.
To see available prizes for each program, click the Program link at the top of the screen.
1. Scroll down until you see the heading Logging Badges. Under that you will see what you’ve logged and how many badges have been earned.
2. A star on the right side of the badge means it’s necessary to complete the program. A trophy on the right side of the badge indicates a prize is attached to the badge. Hover over the trophy icon to see what you’ve earned.
3. In order to redeem prizes, please call the library.
Paper Reading Log: Offline
If you’d like to participate using a paper reading log, individuals and/or families can sign up by calling one of our Service Desks. A staff member will complete the sign-up process with you over the phone. Reading log/s will be mailed to your address.
- Why choose Beanstack to track your progress?
- Beanstack Instructions (written)
- Summer Reading Challenge Video | Adults: Run time 2 min 14 sec.
- Summer Reading Challenge Video | Teens: Run time 2 min 27 sec.
- Summer Reading Challenge Video | Children: Run time 3 min. 30 sec.
- How to create a Beanstack account | Summer Reading 2020 | Children and Families - YouTube
- What's my next book?
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