Library Leads Readers on Summer “Adventures”

By Martin County Library System May 22, 2024

Beginning May 24th through August 11th, 2024, readers of all ages will be equipped to prevent the dreaded “summer slide” as Martin County Library System [MCLS] presents its annual Summer Reading Program; Adventures Begin at Your Library.

  • Kids (babies through grade 5) will use a paper reading log or the (free) Beanstack app or to register, track progress, and view daily virtual events presented by Page Turner Adventures. They’ll read books, win free book prizes, and qualify for grand prizes upon program completion, including an invitation to the Finale Party at the Library, plus a pass to Sailfish Splash Waterpark (while supplies last).

  • Teens (grades 6 through 12) will submit online book reviews at or the Beanstack app. Earn one hour of volunteer credit for each book review and qualify for a chance at a $50 Barnes & Noble gift card raffle prize.

  • Adults will use, the Beanstack app, or pick up an adventure map at any location, for reading and activities, and qualify for a chance at a special prize.

All library users are encouraged to use Novelist, a free online resource designed to assist readers of all ages in discovering titles, authors, genres. Anyone can sign up to receive free recommendations based on personal reading. They can visit to get started.

Special activities and events are planned to accompany the program. Visit the online events calendar for information. For complete details, go to:

The Summer Reading Program is a national initiative observed annually designed to offer incentives for reading and offer educational, entertaining events that encourage literacy activities for those of all ages. The MCLS youth (kids and teens) program is sponsored by The Library Foundation of Martin County, Inc. The Page Turner Adventures virtual events are sponsored by Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN). The MCLS adult program is sponsored by the Friends of the Martin County Library System, Inc

All programming and events are free!

For information on this and other library events and services, please visit and contact or 772-288-5072.

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