Summer Reading Challenge 2024

Get ready for a summer filled with adventure and rewards with our 2024 Summer Reading Challenge!
Whether you're a child, teen or adult, there's something exciting waiting for you!

Adult Prizes     Teen Prizes     Children's Prizes

When: June 1 - Aug. 3, 2024

How to join: Sign up is easy! Visit Beanstack or stop by the library. You can also download and print your reading tracker at home.


Children's Reading Trackers

500 min. 

1000 min.

1500 min. 

2000 min.

Teen Reading Tracker  
Adult Reading Tracker

We appreciate our 2024 Summer Reading Challenge sponsors!
Summer Reading is made possible with support from the Donald Hansen Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation.


Zoomobile and CLIMB Theater are made possible with support from Winnebago Community Credit Union.

Thank you to the Oshkosh Herald for providing funds to purchase prize books for children.

Are you or your organization interested in supporting literacy and learning at the library?
For information about sponsorship opportunities, please email Assistant Director for Library Development Lisa Sumter Voss at

Babies - Grade 5
Goal: 500 minutes or more
Track your reading

Track your reading progress and earn cool rewards like a necklace with an assortment of beads and brag tags; and free books.
In addition, read for 20 minutes and earn a Pollock Community Water Park Day Pass for Youth ages 3 - 17 (while supplies last)!

Grades 6 – 12

Earn points by reading and completing fun activities. Rack up points to earn awesome rewards like gift cards, snacks and books!

Track your reading

50 Points
Entry in a drawing for $50 Visa gift card & OPL Bookstore item (valued at $2 or less).

100 Points
Teen Pick-Your-Prize
(stickers, snacks, pens, etc.)

150 Points
New book

200 Points
Pollock Community Water Park One Day Pass for Youth ages 3 - 17 years old.

250 Points
New book

300 Points
Teen Premium Pick-Your-Prize
(autographed books, book lights, games, etc.)

Gift card winner will be contacted by Aug. 9, 2024.
Prizes must be picked up at the library by Aug. 31, 2024.





Ages 18 and older

Goal: Set a goal of 1,000 minutes or more. From bookstore items to raffle tickets for grand prize drawings, there's plenty to keep you motivated all summer long.

  • Earn one library bookstore item ($2 or less) for your first 200 minutes tracked in Beanstack or on your paper tracker.
  • Earn raffle tickets for every 200 minutes logged on Beanstack or submitted using the paper trackers, even after you’ve completed the 1,000 minutes.
  • Earn library bookstore items ($2 or less) for completing the Read Broader Badge and/or the Library Power User Badge.

Track your reading

Grand Prizes
Every badge you earn enters you into one of six Grand Prize Drawings, each valued at $100 or more!