June 21 - August 13, 2021


The River Vale Public Library

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

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The River Vale Public Library's Summer Reading Challenge is a fun way to encourage the love of reading for all ages!

Read all summer long for your chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet, Trader Joe's gift card, or blooming flower teapot! 


Register for the program anytime starting June 21st. There are 3 ways to register:

Online: http://rivervalelibrary.beanstack.org
In Person: Fill out the registration form and drop it off at the River Vale Public Library.
By Mail: Fill out the registration form and mail it to: River Vale Public Library, Attn: Adult Services Librarian, 412 Rivervale Rd. River Vale, NJ 07675

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

  • Eligibility:

    • Any adult age 18 and older

  • How it works:

    • Fill out a registration form and submit it to the library, or register and participate completely online on Beanstack.

    • Pick up a paper reading log at the library or print one out online.

    • Earn 1 prize entry for each hour you read (up to 15 hours).

    • Earn extra entries by completing special reading challenges (up to 20 entries).

    • Read a total of 15 hours to complete the Summer Reading Challenge.

    • If logging on paper, turn in your reading log by August 13th to be entered into the grand prize drawing.

    • The deadline to log your reading and earn prize entries is August 13, 2021.

  • The fine print:

    • Participants MUST be 18 years of age or older.

    • Only ONE reading log per person will be accepted.

    • Participants do not have to be River Vale residents to enter, but MUST be able to pick up their prizes in person.

    • Books/Audiobooks MUST be read between the program dates to count towards the program.

    • Reading log MUST be submitted by 5 PM on Friday, August 13th, 2021.

    • The River Vale Public Library reserves the right to reject an entry if there is reason to believe that a participant has cheated or broken any rules of the program.