Library Closed on Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day

Library summer hours are in effect. MPL will be closed every Sunday through Labor Day. All other hours remain the same.

Summer Reading Program 2023

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Program Type:

Special Event

Age Group:

All Ages
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Program Description

Event Details


Pre-registration opens May 1.   

Sign up on the Beanstack website or download the Beanstack app!   

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Prefer to track your reading with paper?  Pick up a paper tracker at any service desk when the program begins, starting June 12.

How does it work?

  • Program runs June 12 through August 12.
  • Read or be read to a total of 30 days to complete the program.
  • Every five days read earns you a prize!
  • Participants have until August 19 to pick up your prizes, while supplies last.

Sponsors of the Summer Reading Program

Friends of Manitowoc Public Library
Festival Foods
Farm Wisconsin
Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Kwik Trip
Fleet Farm
Dunkin' Donuts
Cedar Crest

Retro Eighth
Little Caesars
Pizza Ranch