Imagine Your Story – 2020 Summer Reading Program

From June 1st to August 1st, kids, teens, and adults can earn books and other prizes at their local Cass County Public Library branch. Whether it’s reading books, listening to eAudiobooks through Libby, or checking out DVDs, patrons of all ages can IMAGINE THEIR STORY this summer!

The last day to redeem prizes is Saturday, August 1st!

 

How to Participate
  1. Register online, through the Beanstack Tracker app, or at your local branch. Patrons can register beginning on Monday, June 1st. Limit one registration per patron.
    Sign up here!
  2. Keep track of your reading progress online. You can also use a printable reading log at your local branch or downloading one below.
  3. Patrons who complete the Summer Reading Program before August 1st will earn a prize! Prizes can be redeemed through this form until August 8th, and picked up during curbside hours.
  4. Pre-Readers, Readers, and Teens can also participate in BONUS PLAY to earn entries into a county-wide drawing.
Completion Goals
Pre-Readers

For children not yet reading.

Pre-Readers have books read to them throughout the summer (until August 1st).

Keep track of books and/or minutes on the reading log. (Download Here)

When a Pre-Reader has had 25 books read to them or 500 minutes of being read to, they have earned a free new book of their choice!

BONUS PLAY: After earning a free book, pre-readers can earn up to 5 entries into a county-wide drawing. For every additional 100 minutes read or listened to, they earn an entry.

Sign up here!

Readers

For children up to 5th Grade.

Readers read books throughout the summer (until August 1st).

Keep track of books and/or minutes on the reading log. (Download Here)

When a Reader has read 10 books or has completed 500 minutes of reading, they have earned a free new book of their choice!

BONUS PLAY: After earning a free book, readers can earn up to 5 entries into a county-wide drawing. For every additional 100 minutes read, they earn an entry.

Sign up here!

Teens

For 6th to 12th graders.

Teens read books throughout the summer (until August 1st).

Keep track of books and/or minutes on the reading log. (Download Here)

When a Teen has read 5 books or has completed 500 minutes of reading, they have earned a free new book of their choice!

BONUS PLAY: After earning a free book, teens can earn up to 5 entries into a county-wide drawing. For every additional 100 minutes read, they earn an entry.

Sign up here!

Adults

Adults keep track of books they read or listen to.

Keep track of books on the reading log. (Download Here)

After reading or listening to 3 books, you earn an entry into your branch’s end-of-summer drawing. After that, you’ll earn one entry per book that you read or listen to by August 1st. Earn up to 10 entries this summer!

Sign up here!

Events

Due to the extraordinary circumstances, and in an effort to keep our community safe and healthy, we will not have in-person events this summer. However, we will have virtual events throughout the summer for patrons.

Sponsors

Thank you to all of our incredible sponsors this year. We could not have these events or reward books without the help of local businesses and individuals in our communities throughout Cass County:

3W Design
Absolute Health Chiropractic
Adrian Bank
Adrian Kreisler Drug & Floral
Archie PTO
Bowe Corp
Casey’s General Stores
Cass County Public Library Foundation
Cole’s J.D. Schrock Oil Co.
Community Bank of Pleasant Hill
Cornell Drywall
Dains Custom Athletic Lockers
David Abbott Realty
Dogwood Power Management, LLC
Garden City Laundry
Garden City Plastics
Garden Village Park LLC—Darrell & Joanne Myers
Good Shepherd Thrift Store
Goppert Financial Bank
H&J Mini Storage
Hair Spray Café Salon
JesDan Creations, Inc.
Jimmie & Sheila Harris
Joe’s Tire & Lube
MU Extension Office—Rhonda Kasper
Optimist Club of Pleasant Hill
Peculiar Charitable Foundation
Peculiar Games and Hobbies
Raising Cane’s
Raymore-Peculiar Sunrise Optimist Club
Reece-Nichols Smith Realty
Roger Toomey
Silly Sisters Creations
State Farm Insurance—Steve D. Croy
Steinmetz Neon
Sutherland Lumber Company
Texas Roadhouse
Tiffany Hentschel
Walmart—Facility 96
Wayne’s Barber Shop
Whistle Ready Mix
Worlds Of Fun/Oceans of Fun