Adult Summer Reading Program 2023

Sign up for the 2023 Summer Reading Program (June and July) with programs for children (grades 1-5), teens, and adults (ages 18+)!

It’s simple: log your books and earn prizes!

Sign Up

Register for the 2023 Summer Reading Challenge for adults directly through Beanstack starting on June 1st!

Log Your Books on Beanstack

Beanstack is a website and app that serves as an interactive home for reading challenges and events. It’s your one-stop-shop to not only register for this summer reading challenge, but to also track your reading habits and unlock badges! New to Beanstack? Check out our easy-to-follow instructions!

Earn Prizes

Participation Prizes:

Log at least 3 books on Beanstack and you will go home with our Summer Reading Program system-wide prize: an umbrella! Prizes are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

Grand Prize Drawings:

By logging at least 3 books on Beanstack, adults will be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing through Beanstack! Three lucky winners will receive a gift card to a local business! The drawing is weighted — so the more you read, the higher your chances of winning.

Prizes must be picked up in person at any of our locations from July 31st-August 31st.

Attend a Summer Reading Program Event

Old-Time Tunes

Date: Tuesday, June 20 | 5:00-6:00pm
Location: Aull Center for Local History & Genealogy
Join us at the Aull Center for our Old-Time Tunes live music concert! Three local musicians will play a mix of Irish, Québécois, and Appalachian traditional tunes in a slightly non-traditional way.

Roaring ’20s Ice Cream Social

Date: Saturday, July 8 | 1:00-3:00pm
Location: Aull Center for Local History & Genealogy
Join us at the Aull Center for a Roaring ’20s Ice Cream Social! In true ’20s fashion, we will have Charleston dance lessons, live accordion music, and ice cream. Feel free to dress in ’20s style clothing, and be prepared to have a roaring good time.

2nd Annual Books & Brews

Date: Thursday, August 10 | 5:00-9:00pm
Location: Apothecary Ale House (227 Spruce St, Morgantown, WV)
The finale of our 2023 Adult Summer Reading Program is the highly anticipated 2nd Annual Books & Brews on August 10th from 5:00-9:00pm at the Apothecary Ale House! This year, we are partnering with the Apothecary to host the event celebrating reading and storytelling with a book-themed scavenger hunt, yard games, library resources, and a “Books and Brews” cooler bag prize! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to debate the best summer reads while enjoying the festive atmosphere of the Apothecary! (Prizes are available first come, first served while supplies last.)