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Summer Learning Challenge begins June 1

May 20 2024

AUBURN, Ala.- The Auburn Public Library invites everyone to embark on the 2024 Adventure Begins at Your Library Summer Learning Challenge! The journey begins June 1 and ends July 31.

The challenge? Read or listen for at least 1,000 minutes to complete the challenge and help us reach a community goal of 1 million minutes read.

Earn your first badge and prize by joining us on Tuesday, June 4, from 5:30-7 p.m. for the Summer Learning Challenge Kickoff. Enjoy FREE Kona Ice, music by DJ EST, crafts, games and more!

Participating is simple:

  • Register at or download the Beanstack Tracker app to any smartphone or tablet.
  • Read or listen for at least 1,000 minutes during the challenge.
  • Log your reading & activities via Beanstack.
  • Complete the challenge to earn a T-shirt and entry into the grand prize drawing.

The challenge is not just for kids — everyone can participate. You do not need a library card to participate.

Need help registering? Stop by the Auburn Public Library and ask a staff member.

Questions? Email Library Events or call (334) 501-3296.