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Summer Reading Club

May 30-July 31

2023-06-10 00:00:00 2023-06-10 23:59:00 America/New_York Summer Reading Club -

Saturday, June 10
All day

Add to Calendar 2023-06-10 00:00:00 2023-06-10 23:59:00 America/New_York Summer Reading Club The more you read, the more chances you have to WIN! -

The more you read, the more chances you have to WIN!

Earn great prizes by attending fun programs, completing challenges, and reaching your reading goals on Beanstack!


KIDS & TEENS

How do I get started?

Beginning May 30:

  • Desktop: Visit ghpl.beanstack.org 
  • Mobile: Download the free Beanstack Tracker app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
  • You will have the option to register yourself and your child(ren) and log reading for everyone from one account.
  • You can also track your reading by downloading and printing our Points Tracker.
How can kids earn prizes?
  • Logging their reading.
  • Completing our weekly challenges.
  • Attending programs. 
What are the prizes?

All participants who complete the program will receive the following prizes:

  • GHPL T-shirt (kids)
  • Fidget key chain (teens)
  • Special registration prize
  • Blank book or book of your choice 
  • Coupons to: DK Diner, Dairy Queen, Pure Imagination Chocolatier, Chocolate Café, and Grandview Pool Concessions 
What are the grand prizes?

For every 20 points you earn reading, attending programs, or completing challenges, you can purchase a raffle ticket for one of our grand prizes:   

  • For kids:  
    • Ride in a Grandview Heights fire truck (Grandview Heights residents only)
    • King’s Island passes for 4
    • Clay Café mugs plus coloring time
    • Lion Cub's Cookies gift card
    • Lego Prize Pack 
    • Deluxe Art Prize Pack 
  • For teens:  
    • Grandview Theater and Drafthouse passes for 4
    • King’s Island passes for 4
    • Amazon gift card
    • Apple Music gift card
    • Clay Café mugs plus coloring time
    • Roblox gift card 
Thank you to these generous sponsors!

ADULTS (ages 18+)

How do I get started?

Beginning May 30:

How can I earn prizes?
  • Prizes can be won by putting raffle tickets towards the prize of your choice! 
  • Earn raffle tickets by logging the books you read and completing Activities. 
What are the prizes?
What are the Grand Prizes?
Thank you to our generous sponsors! 

Summer Readers Get-Together for Adults
Wednesday, May 31, from 6:30-7:30 pm

Explore a variety of books, discover new authors, and share your favorites with others! Join GHPL staff member Megan at the library for conversation, snacks, and tips for finding your next great read.


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AGE GROUP: | Teens | Kids | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Teen Event | Kids Event | Adult Event |

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Hours
About the library

The Grandview Heights Public Library (GHPL) is an award-winning, independent suburban library system known for progressive leadership and friendly, personalized service.

GHPL offers 67 million items to our cardholders through a partnership among the Central Library Consortium (CLC) and statewide networks SearchOhio and OhioLINK.

GHPL is a founding member (1988) of and the Administering Library for the Central Library Consortium (CLC), a cooperative among 17 Central Ohio library systems.

GHPL has been recognized as the #1 public library in America (2020-2021) and Top 5 public library in the country (2011-2021) among libraries our size by Library Journal.

Upcoming events

Thu, Sep 21, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Thu, Sep 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Thu, Sep 21, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
PopUp visits Pierce Field after school

Fri, Sep 22, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Sat, Sep 23, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Sat, Sep 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
- Conference Room A
For all ages

Sun, Sep 24, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Mon, Sep 25, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Mon, Sep 25, 9:15am - 9:45am
0-18 months

Mon, Sep 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
0-18 months

Mon, Sep 25, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
- Meeting Room
Games, crafts, karaoke, movies - stop by and see what's going on! Grades 4 and up

Tue, Sep 26, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Tue, Sep 26, 9:15am - 9:45am
18-36 months

Tue, Sep 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
18-36 months

Wed, Sep 27, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Wed, Sep 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Wed, Sep 27, 12:00pm - 6:00pm
- Meeting Room
Give blood at the library!

Wed, Sep 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
- Conference Room B
Second & Fourth Wednesdays 6:00 - 8:00pm

Wed, Sep 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
2-5 years

Thu, Sep 28, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Thu, Sep 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Thu, Sep 28, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
PopUp visits Pierce Field after school

Thu, Sep 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
- Conference Room A
Jazz vocalist performing popular standards with guitarist Abhi Chebolu.

Fri, Sep 29, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Sat, Sep 30, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Sat, Sep 30, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
For grades 6-12

Sat, Sep 30, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Grandview Hop on Gview Ave
PopUp at Grandview Hop

Sun, Oct 01, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Mon, Oct 02, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Mon, Oct 02, 9:15am - 9:45am
0-18 months

Mon, Oct 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
0-18 months

Mon, Oct 02, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
- Meeting Room
Games, crafts, karaoke, movies - stop by and see what's going on! Grades 4 and up

Tue, Oct 03, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Tue, Oct 03, 9:15am - 9:45am
18-36 months

Tue, Oct 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
18-36 months

Wed, Oct 04, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Wed, Oct 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Wed, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
2-5 years

Thu, Oct 05, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Thu, Oct 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Thu, Oct 05, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
PopUp visits Pierce Field after school

Thu, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Enjoy a walking tour of Grandview Heights with unique chocolate stops at participating businesses!

Fri, Oct 06, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Sat, Oct 07, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Sun, Oct 08, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Mon, Oct 09, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Mon, Oct 09, 9:15am - 9:45am
0-18 months

Mon, Oct 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
0-18 months

Mon, Oct 09, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
- Meeting Room
Games, crafts, karaoke, movies - stop by and see what's going on! Grades 4 and up

Tue, Oct 10, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Tue, Oct 10, 9:15am - 9:45am
18-36 months

Tue, Oct 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
18-36 months

Tue, Oct 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
- Meeting Room
Registration required beginning September 26.
Registration opens Tuesday, September 26 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 11, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Wed, Oct 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Wed, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
- Conference Room B
Second & Fourth Wednesdays 6 - 8pm

Wed, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
2-5 years

Thu, Oct 12, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Thu, Oct 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Thu, Oct 12, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
PopUp visits Pierce Field after school

Thu, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
- Conference Room A
Neo soul/chill hop group featuring trombonist Elaine Mylius and emcee Eric Rollin.

Fri, Oct 13, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Fri, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
- Meeting Room
For 3-5 years
Registration opens Friday, September 29 2023 at 9:00am

Sat, Oct 14, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Sun, Oct 15, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Mon, Oct 16, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Mon, Oct 16, 9:15am - 9:45am
0-18 months

Mon, Oct 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
0-18 months

Mon, Oct 16, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
- Meeting Room
Games, crafts, karaoke, movies - stop by and see what's going on! Grades 4 and up

Tue, Oct 17, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Tue, Oct 17, 9:15am - 9:45am
18-36 months

Tue, Oct 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
18-36 months

Tue, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
- Conference Room A
The Grandview Heights Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its regularly-scheduled public meeting on Tuesday, October 17, at 6 pm, in Conference Room A of the library.

Tue, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
- Meeting Room
Join author John Clark for intriguing, real-life stories about unusual people, places, and things in Ohio’s capital city from his book Columbus Uncovered.

Wed, Oct 18, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Wed, Oct 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Wed, Oct 18, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
- Meeting Room
NEW! After school drop-in craft program for grades K-3.

Wed, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
2-5 years

Thu, Oct 19, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Thu, Oct 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
2-5 years

Thu, Oct 19, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
PopUp visits Pierce Field after school

Thu, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
- Meeting Room
Discover the art of counted cross stitch with GHPL staff member Alex, our resident crafting enthusiast!
Registration opens Thursday, October 5 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Oct 20, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Fri, Oct 20, 10:30am - 12:00pm
NEW PROGRAM! Drop-in playtime for 0-5 years with a parent or caregiver!

Fri, Oct 20, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us for a mysterious night of literary mischief after hours at the library, and become a character in the evening’s plot and solve the crime.
Registration opens Friday, October 6 2023 at 9:00am

Sat, Oct 21, All day
NEW monthly kids' scavenger hunts in Youth Services For kids of all ages

Sat, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
For grades 6-12