Welcome, Knights in Training!

The “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Program is here with a new online format! To master the Summer Reading challenge, you will complete eight trials, consisting of Knight’s Quests, Learning Quests, and Reading Challenges. Those who are brave and strong will reach the castle, learning along the way how to be a valiant knight!

Registration Instructions

Registration begins June 1st!

Register as an individual or as a family on Beanstack. When registering a family, you will want to register yourself first, then you will be asked if you would like to register other family members. Beanstack will allow you to track your progress, earn badges, and enter for prizes. You may access Beanstack in one of the following ways:

  • Click the Beanstack button below.
  • Visit beanstack.com and search for Hastings Public Library.
  • Download the Beanstack app on you mobile device.

If you do not have access to the internet, please call the library Monday through Friday between 9am to 5pm. Staff will be available to help you register and log your progress. Hard copies of the gameboards and instructions will be available for pick up in the newspaper dispensers in the alley on the south side of the library.


All Summer Reading events and programs will be available online through Facebook or Zoom. Some events will have kits containing craft or project supplies. You must register for the events in order to receive the access codes to the Zoom meetings, as well as the instructions for picking up the kits.

Kid Registration
Tween Registration
Teen Registration
Adult Registration
Family Registration
PIXLab Registration