Step 1: Register
This year we are offering three registration options.
•OPTION 1: Register online
through Beanstack. Online registration will begin on Saturday, May 1, 2021
. If you already have a Beanstack account, there's no need to create a new one. Simply log in to your existing account to access the "Tails & Tales" program.
Visit your local branch
to register in person.
Download the free Beanstack Tracker app from the App Store
or Google Play
and search for "Cuyahoga County Public Library" as your site.
Step 2: Track Your Reading
•Participants of all ages may track their reading online or in the free Beanstack app
in 20 minute increments, beginning Saturday, June 5, 2021
. Online participants will earn badges. The more you read, the more badges you'll earn.
•Printed summer reading gameboards will be available in our branches beginning Saturday, June 5, 2021
. Participants can mark an "X" on their gameboards for every 20-minutes they read.
Step 3: Track Your STEAM Activities
We'll share eight STEAM video challenges to complete this summer. STEAM video challenges will be posted to our website and YouTube channel. You can track your STEAM activities in two ways:
•Log into your summer reading account to record your completed STEAM activities online.
•Mark an "X" on your summer reading gameboard for every STEAM activity you complete.