June 6 – August 6, 2022
For All Ages
There are so many ways to express yourself! We invite you to use your voice this summer in your own creative way—art, poetry, music, dance, writing, photography, cooking, gardening, community activism, even skateboarding!
How to Play
- Register online or in person. Collect your participation prize at any library location.
- Earn badges for reading and completing fun, learning-based activities.
- Read for one hour = 1 badge
- Complete an activity = 1 badge
- Earn 15 badges and be entered into branch and grand prize drawings!
Track your progress online or on the Beanstack Tracker mobile app, or download and print a gameboard.
Summer Badge Book
This year we have something new! Kids ages 4-11 can pick up an awesome Summer Badge Book filled with stickers and lots of fun activities at any of our library locations, while supplies last.
Check out our activities page for fun family projects and ideas from local cultural institutions. Also, free downloadable coloring sheets, and a video tutorial from artist ManOne on graffiti lettering using simple tools like pencils and markers.
- Browse our booklists for recommended reads.
- Discover local authors with the library’s Indie Author Project.
- Browse through our events calendar to find programs for all ages.
- Connect with authors and illustrators at Your Author Series.
- Join us for fascinating and eclectic LA Made programs.
- Visit our activities page for fun family projects and ideas.