Summer Reading Program

2021 Summer Reading Program - Tails and Tales


Early Readers (Birth-PreK): 100 books
Youth (K-4th): 20 books
Tween (5th-8th): 10 books
Teen (9th-12th): 4 books
Adult (18+ years): 4 books


Log in or register for an account on Beanstack! You can also download the Beanstack tracker app, available on Google Play or on the App Store.

Click here to view instructional videos on how to create an account, log in and log your books on Beanstack.

Click here to download a guide on how to use Beanstack!


Attend programs for all ages throughout the summer! Click here to view program information and register.

In a partnership with the City of Novi, enjoy Sizzling Summer programs at Fuerst and Lakeshore parks!
Lakeshore Park: Wednesdays at 10:30am, July 28
Fuerst Park: Wednesdays at 10:30am, August 4 and 11

Participate in Sizzling Summer Terrific Thursdays at 7pm! It’s fun for the whole family!
Mad Science Detroit: July 29, Fuerst Park


Midpoint Prize Raffle
Read half of your reading goal by July 10 to be eligible to win a midpoint prize!
Early Readers: book and stuffed animal (5 winners)
Youth, Tween, Teen & Adult: $5 gift card to the Library Café (10 winners per group)

Grand Prize Raffle
Early Readers: $25 gift basket (5 winners)
Youth, Tween, Teen & Adult: $5 gift card to Stuart’s of Novi or Chick-fil-A (25 winners per group)

Completion Prize
Readers who complete their reading goal by August 14 will receive:
Early Readers, Youth & Tween: free book and entry into grand prize raffle
Teen & Adult: free book, $5 gift card to the Library Café and entry into grand prize raffle

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Readers K-12 will also receive a “Read and Win” prize which includes one (1) free fair-only entry pass to Literacy Day at the Michigan State Fair on Thursday, September 2, 2021!

Prizes must be picked up by September 12!


Birth-PreK: Library Patio
K-12: Paradise Park

Thank you to the following sponsors for their support of our Summer Reading Program!

Friends of the Novi Library Paradise Park
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