The Library will be closed Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day

Welcome to Summer Reading 2022 at the Flint Memorial Library! This year’s theme is Read Beyond the Beaten Path; send us your photos of you reading off the beaten path, and we’ll feature you on our social media!

We hope you can join us for our Summer Reading kickoff on June 16th starting at 5:30pm. There will be activities on every floor of the library: popsicles, cornhole, ukelele songs around the campfire, and so much more! And you’ll be able to sign up for our Summer Reading program on Beanstack!

How To Participate!

Participating in Summer Reading 2022 is super easy! All you need to do is sign up on Beanstack! Earn badges as you read, and if you earn 7 badges by the end of the program, you’ll receive a Topsfield Fair Prize Pack! (ages 8+)

We are online! Our summer reading program can be found on the computer, the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Track your reading progress in the app! Both the app and website have a built-in stop watch and it will help you keep track of your minutes. If you had a login the last two years, it will be the same this year. New readers will need to register.

If you signed up by paper at the library at any time, your login is:
Username: Your email address
Password: beanstack

Once you login, you should change it to something more personal.

Siblings are on the same account, just change readers using the top-left menu (on both the website and app).

Can’t remember your login? Recover your password using this form here. If you are still having trouble, contact us!

Need help? Watch our video tutorials.

What To Read?

2022 Lists

Here are the required and suggested titles for the secondary schools in North Reading. Books are available at the Flint Memorial Library, or within the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

You can easily find these items and put them on hold using your library card. You may also review how to access these books using other free options here. The high school’s summer reading site is here.

2022 Pre-K & Kindergarten suggested reading list

2022 Grades 1 & 2 suggested reading list

2022 Grades 3 & 4 suggested reading list

2022 Grade 5 suggested reading list

Last year’s middle school Summer Reading lists are a great place to start for this year’s program!

2021 NR Middle School’s Grade 6 required and suggested reading list

2021 NR Middle School’s Grade 7 required and suggested reading list

2021 NR Middle School’s Grade 8 required and suggested reading list

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Events

Use the arrows to cycle through the months. To see events via our calendar, and register, click here.

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And Now A Word From Our Sponsors…

None of this would be possible without our wonderful sponsors! Thank you to the community for coming together and donating their time, efforts and services to our program.

Read Beyond the Beaten Path is sponsored by:

If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact Kim Lambert at klambert@northreadingma.gov.

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