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Summer Learning 2022: Oceans of Possibilities

Registration for Summer Learning 2022, Oceans of Possibilities, is open now. Visit the Summer Learning website, https://henrylibrary.beanstack.org/reader365, to register online or visit the library during normal business hours to register in person and pick up a paper copy of your learning log.  There is also a Beanstack app you can download to your device. Keep track of your reading and activities in the digital site or turn in your paper logs to the library.

You can also download the Summer Learning Logs for each of the four age groups and learn more about each program below. 

Ready to Learn for Infants, Toddlers, and their Caregivers

Read, talk, sing, write, and play together to earn badges. Each badge earned equals a special prize (books, bathtub crayons, library tote, stress ball) and an entry into the drawing for a basket full of books, games, toys, a gift card for guardians, and more.  Go a step further and complete some early science and math activities to earn bonus entries and badges.  Download a copy of the Ready to Learn log to see the list of activities to choose from.

Ready to Learn Log 2022

Summer Learning 2022 for Preschool and Elementary Students

Students in this group will read books, complete art and S.T.E.M. projects, and play to earn badges. Upon registration participants will receive an official Summer Learning ID and a lanyard to hold all their earned badges. There are seven badges to be earned as well as a few bonus badges for going above and beyond what is required. Participants will receive prizes, including books, as they complete badges and earn entries into the drawing for baskets full of fun items and gift cards that are held at the end of summer.  Download a full learning log below.  You can print the whole log or just the pages you need to complete activities. 

PreK-Elementary Learning Log

Teen Summer Learning for Middle and High Students

Tweens and Teens in middle and high school can read and complete their own activities, like taking a walk and trying out a recipe, to earn badges and prizes. Each badge also earns an entry into the drawing for a Kindle Fire with a $50 Amazon gift card or a $100 gift card to be used anywhere.

Teen Summer Learning Log 2022

Adult Summer Learning

Summer learning is the perfect time to read for pleasure and win a prize. Choose a category on our digital site or on your BINGO card and read to work toward your prize. Each BINGO earns a badge and drawing entries. There are fun activities to complete for extra entries into the prize drawing for a $100 gift card to be used anywhere.

Winter Reading Challenge and Snowflake Scavenger Hunt!

Every December and January

Cozy up with some good books this winter. Log the time you spend reading and earn a digital badge for every hour you read. Each badge earned also gets you an entry into the weekly prize drawings for gift certificates and prizes donated by local businesses.
Read 3 hours to earn a special prizes.  Register at https://henrylibrary.beanstack.org/reader365

The Snowflake Scavenger Hunt takes place every December and January during the Winter Reading Challenge. Complete the Snowflake Scavenger Hunt to earn a bonus entry into the weekly drawings and our grand prize drawing. To complete the scavenger hunt read through the clues and drive around beautiful Henry County looking for snowflakes posted in the windows and doors of local businesses and organizations. Clues are found in the Activity Badges tab. Each snowflake features a different object in the center. Answer questions about where you found the snowflakes and what was in the centers to complete each clue. Find all eight snowflakes for your bonus entry.