Summer Lit League – A World of What-Ifs

June 7 to July 31

Experience the joy of reading at Cleveland Public Library. Our summer reading initiative, Summer Lit League, runs June 7 through July 31. Registration is now open for children of all ages. And there’s something for adults too. 

Summer Lit League is an eight-week program that challenges children and adults alike to read for a chance to win prizes. Participants are separated into three age groups: Kids (0-11), Young Adults (12-18), and Adults (19+).

PRIZES

Complete Summer Lit League for a chance to win one of these prizes

Children who complete the Summer Lit League have a chance to win a PS5, an Apple iPad, Chromebooks, Nintendo Switch, or family passes to the Great Lakes Science Center.

Summer Lit League will conclude with a family fun celebration on Thursday, August 5 at the Great Lakes Science Center.

EARN A BONUS RAFFLE ENTRY!

Submit 2 or more book reviews, video book talks or drawings for an additional virtual raffle ticket.

FOR FAMILIES

Getting started is easy

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Read 10 of your favorite books.
  2. Log your books online at cpl.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack App.
  3. Earn badges and virtual raffle tickets for a chance to win cool prizes! Winners will be announced the week of August 2.
  4. Complete the challenge requirements to win a voucher to the Great Lakes Science Center! Each voucher admits 1 adult and 1 child. Vouchers can only be redeemed on Thursday, August 5, 2021.

EARN A BONUS RAFFLE ENTRY!

Submit 2 or more book reviews, video book talks or drawings for an additional virtual raffle ticket.

A NEW ACTIVITY EVERY DAY

Join us every week on YouTube for new activities

Maker Mondays

Join us for fun-filled STEM activities with the Great Lakes Science Center. Take-and-Make kits are available at our neighborhood libraries. 

Tell-a-Tale Tuesdays

Weekly storytimes with special guests. 

Write to Read Wednesdays

Grab a pen and write your world. Renowned authors and teachers with the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning will take children on new creative adventures. 

Thoughtful Thursdays

Take a deeper dive into your what-if thoughts. Take-and-Make kits are available for pickup at Cleveland Public Library branches.  

Free Raffle Fridays

Win cool prizes every Friday during Summer Lit League. 

FOR ADULTS

There’s something for adults

We’re challenging adults to read five books this summer for a chance to win prizes.

Adults registering for summer reading should select 19+ during registration.

Tune in for Why We Read Wednesdays

Why We Readincludes six community reading discussions about different genres, why they matter, and what reading them can do for us. Local writing groups will partner with local authors and organizations for this program. 

Partners

Great Lakes Science Center
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning