Ages 12-18 Summer Library Challenge 2024


Want to plan out your badges before you enter your activities in Beanstack? Here’s a list of all the activities for the 2024 Summer Library Challenge for ages 12-18! You’ll need to complete one activity for each badge to earn the badge. You can also earn badges by logging the books you read, or by writing a book review. Happy reading!

Library Adventure
  • Tell the Librarian a joke
  • Visit a library that’s not the Platteville Public Library
  • Try a book or movie recommended by someone at the library
  • Check out a book from the New Book shelves
  • Download an ebook or e-audiobook
Creative Adventure
  • Write a letter to a friend
  • Make your own craft
  • Write a poem
  • Write a story
Action Adventure
  • Do a random act of kindness
  • Spend half an hour outside reading
  • Recommend a book to a friend
  • Try a food you’ve never tried before
  • Help the Earth by planting something
Favorites Adventures
  • Leave a note inside a favorite library book for the next reader to find
  • Listen to your favorite song
  • Read a book by your favorite author
  • Re-read a favorite book
  • Ask a friend what their favorite book is
Reading Adventure
  • Read a graphic novel
  • Read an entire series
  • Read or listen to a book by a person whose life has been shaped by different factors than your own (race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, class, political viewpoint, etc)
  • Read a magazine or newspaper
  • Read a TikTok-famous book
Listening Adventure
  • Try a Playaway/audiobook
  • Listen to a podcast
  • Create a new playlist
  • Listen to a live performance (a musician, a band, a speaker, etc.)
  • Listen to an album that’s older than you
Sharing Adventure
  • Give someone a hug, a high-five, or a fist bump
  • Read aloud to someone
  • Try a new recipe with a friend
  • Send a thank you note or text to someone
  • Volunteer
Watching Adventure
  • Watch a movie based on a book
  • Watch a documentary
  • Binge a season of a new show
  • Watch a movie or show based on a true story
  • Close your eyes and pick a book off the shelves
Community Adventure
  • Go on a walk or a bike ride
  • Support a locally owned business
  • Go to a Little Free Library
  • Go to the Farmer’s Market
Go to a Library Teen Program
Come to one of these events!
  • Summer Kick Off-Magic Show with Isaiah The Magician on Wednesday, May 29th at 6PM at City Park
  • Zoozort Live Animal Program on Friday, June 14th at 6PM at The Broske Center
  • Fishing For Fun! With the Genoa Fish Hatchery on Tuesday, July 16th at 2PM at City Park