Bluffton library kicks off summer reading program virtually

By Staff Reports -

BLUFFTON — The Summer Reading Challenge organized by the Bluffton Public Library is going digital for the first time.

The program opens Monday and continues through Aug. 15. Patrons are invited to use the software/app Beanstack to track their reading and earn prizes.

To learn more, visit To visit the library’s Beanstack page, visit

Registration may be done several ways:

• Via the website.

• Call the library at 419-358-5016.

• Pick up a paper form in the lobby of the village office, beginning Monday.

• Request paper forms using curbside pickup or emailing

• Print a paper form via the website and drop it off into the bookdrop.

Take and Make kits and book bundles will be available during this program. Take and Make kits are for kindergarten through fifth grades and will be available June 23 to Aug. 15. Examples include a unicorn kite, a story fan and a magic wand.

Storytime Book Bundles are a bundle of three books with songs for ages 3 to 5. These are available beginning Monday.

Animal book bundles will be available Fridays and are coordinated with the theme of the Quarry Farm live feed, which begins at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live most Fridays during the summer.

Display book bundles are available for those who miss browsing the books on display.

Bundles on helping you have conversations on racism, Pride month, fear and anxiety, mental health and grief are also available. For a list, visit

Bundles are available using the curbside pick-up program — — or calling the library.

By Staff Reports

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