Adult Summer Reading Challenge

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Celebrate Summer Reading by participating in Largo Public Library’s Adult Read Beyond the Beaten Path Reading Challenge which runs from June 6 – July 30, 2022. Summer is a great time to read, learn new things and get out into the great outdoors.

  • Adults 18+ who live in Pinellas County and possess a valid Pinellas Public Library Cooperative library card in good standing are eligible to win prizes
  • Download the Beanstack Tracker app or visit the library’s Beanstack website to sign in or create an account to begin your reading journey
  • Track and log your reading minutes to earn entries into prize drawings
  • Log your first 75 minutes of reading to receive a Prize Badge
  • The first 75 patrons to show their completed Prize Badge, along with their PPLC library card, to Library staff will receive a Largo Public Library fanny pack
  • Each additional 75 minutes logged will earn one ticket entry
  • Earn additional tickets by submitting book reviews
  • Adult books, audiobooks, eBooks and eAudiobooks are included.  Young adult titles are acceptable.  Children’s books are not eligible
  • All entries must be submitted no later than July 30th.  Each book reviewed must have been read during the last month

Eight bonus prize winners and two Grand Prize winners will be randomly selected from all registered participants and two Grand Prize winners will be randomly selected from entries on or about August 2nd.  Winners will be notified by phone.

  • Bonus prize winners will receive a Largo Public Library lunch bag with assorted contents
  • Grand prize options:
    • Option 1: $60 in Wal-Mart gift cards (2 $30 cards)
    • Option 2: A camping themed prize including a camping chair, a $30 Wal-Mart gift card, lantern, binoculars, and other camping themed items with total value of $115
  • Prizes must be picked up in person by the winner at Largo Public Library within 2 weeks of notification
  • The more minutes you read, the more tickets you will earn. Help us reach our goal of 700 hours of reading this summer!