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Welcome to the

online HCL

Summer Reading Program!


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A World of Possibilities!

Just Imagine…a world of possibilities where you can access exciting library programs & media from your phone, tablet, or computer for a summertime adventure!  So wash your hands with extra soapy water & smile while we work on keeping our community together even when we must stay 6 feet apart.  

Summer programs are from June 15 to August 8, 2020.

All ages are encouraged to participate.


The HCL Summer Reading Program

Just Imagine:

-a full summer of engaging programs like book club, story time, STEAM & maker workshops produced by a collaboration between the Hampton Community Library, Allegheny County Library Association, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Citi Parks, Pittsburgh Symphony, & more!

-Complete fun & funky activity challenges to unlock digital badges & prizes.

-Post book reviews, attend virtual events, connect with friends & neighbors using exciting digital platforms like Flip Grid, Facebook Live & Zoom.  


Log Books...Win Prizes!  Download BeanSTACK!

It's easier than ever to earn rewards for reading!  Just download the Beanstack Tracker app using the links below & use the ISBN tracker to log what you are reading---books, audiobooks, magazines, graphic novels---everything counts! Read 100 books or read the same book 100 times.  For more information about registering with and using Beanstack, check out this Quick Guide.  You can also view this cute kids video (1.5 minutes long) from Beanstack.


How to Register for the HCL Summer Reading Program


Summer Reading Program Registration opens June 15.  Please click the graphic to the left to register for the Summer Reading Program. You will be taken to the Beanstack webpage.  To register:

Join the Hampton Community Library for a reading adventure!  What will you discover?

* For the question that asks, "Which library do you visit most often?"  please select "Hampton Community Library."

* Families & caregivers should elect a responsible adult to register as the “Account Creator,” then add children or other family members as "Readers" to be linked from that main account.  

*Users can only register with one library at a time

* For help registering and using Beanstack, please check out this Quick Guide.  You can also view this cute kids video (1.5 minutes long) from Beanstack.


Already Registered?

Login to Beanstack here.

Be sure to check out the Allegheny County Library Association's Summer Reading Program website for a wonderful variety of programming from Allegheny County Parks, Common Sense Media, The Carnegie Museums, The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, WQED, and more!

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