Summer Reading Program 2022


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 The Alpena County Library's Summer Reading Program kicks off this Monday, June 13 at 10:00am! Children and families are invited to drop in anytime after 10:00am until 8:00pm to pick out a free book (provided by the Friends of the Alpena County Library), complete crafts, and check out books! All ages are welcome.

Sign your children up for the 2022 Summer Reading Program by downloading the FREE Beanstack app to your smart phone or device or visit Once you've created an account, join the 2022 Summer Reading Program (available starting June 13). If you already have a Beanstack account, you do not need to create another.

Those unable to visit the Library for kick off may still register for the Summer Reading Program online and can visit the Library before the end of the program on July 23 to choose a free book.

Please contact Sara with questions at or (989) 356-6188 ext 25.


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Summer Reading Program 2022