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Summer Reading Program

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May 25 to July 31, 2018

Here are the Special Events we have planned this year!

When you register for the 2018 Summer Reading Program you will receive a book bag, a coupon for a free kid’s meal from Slim Chickens and Chipotle (while supplies last), and a voucher for free admission to a Saltdogs baseball game, Friday, June 8, Saturday, June 9, or Sunday, June 10.

Every time you visit Lincoln City Libraries, or any participating school library, bring your folder with you to have it stickered and stamped. If you live in Lancaster County, you can participate in the Summer Reading Program at any Lincoln City Libraries location, visit one of our County Outreach sites. or visit one of the County Bookmobile stops.

Visit your library four times, read for a total of ten hours, and complete ten of the reading-related activities and you will receive these rewards:

In addition, you will be entered into drawings to win:

One of five scholarships of $529 in a NEST college savings account

Four tickets to one of the Lincoln Community Playhouse youth theatre events in the 2018-2019 season

A family pack of tickets to The Marcus Lincoln Grand Cinema

Grand Prizes include two Playaway Launchpads (a pre-loaded tablet with apps and games) AND two ukuleles!

Win Dairy Queen treats at Summer Reading Program events!


All summer readers must be registered as 2018 participants in Beanstack. If you or your family members have used Beanstack previously, sign into your account with your username and password. Don’t remember your password? You may reset it it or ask library staff to help. If you have not previously used Beanstack, register online at or come to any library location for help. Here is a Parent’s Guide to Creating a Beanstack Account and instructions for Creating a Group Beanstack Account. iPad users: please see this note about the Beanstack Tracker app on the iPad.

You may track progress using your summer reading booklet, but to earn reward coupons and be eligible for prize drawings, your Beanstack account must show completion by July 31, 2018. Track your progress online through your Beanstack account to earn badges and complete the program OR show your completed booklet to library staff to mark completion.

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Thanks to these sponsors of this year’s Summer Reading Program!

Lincoln Children's Zoo Chipotle Dairy Queen Francie & Finch Lincoln Community Playhouse LCM: Lincoln Childrens Museum Marcus Theatres Nebraska Book Festival NEST 529 College Savings Runza Lincoln Saltdogs Nebraska State Fair Walmart yogurtini Slim Chickens Sam's Club Foundation for Lincoln City LIbraries

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