read explore grow summer reading challenge


This summer the Alhambra Library challenges you to read 600 minutes and earn awesome prizes, attend amazing events, and complete astounding activities!


June 5 - July 23


  • REGISTER on the Alhambra Library Beanstack webpage or the Beanstack Tracker App (available in your favorite App Store).
  • PICK UP your Summer Reading Registration Bag at the Library.
  • LOG your reading any time you read with the "Log Reading and Activities" button on the Beanstack webpage or the + button the Beanstack App.
  • COLLECT your prizes at the Library for every 100 minutes you read, up to your goal of 600 minutes.
  • ENTER the Grand Prize Drawings for your age group as you read and complete activities.
  • CATCH the Mobile Library at the parks on Wednesdays for extra summertime fun including story times, crafts, and more May 31 - August 2.
  • ENJOY our weekly library events for all ages that will run throughout the six week challenge. Sign up for our mailing list or visit our events calendar.


Visit our Summer Reading Challenge page to learn more about the Read, Explore, Grow Summer Reading Challenge and to see a list of events.

The Summer Reading Challenge is generously sponsored in full by the Alhambra Library Foundation