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Track your super summer challenge activities

The universe is full of stories! With The City Library’s Super Summer Challenge, you can read a story, live a story, make a story, and tell your story. On this page, you’ll find all sorts of activities to complete, and you can win some stellar prizes along the way. See below for all the out-of-this world events the Library has planned this summer.

How to play

The challenge has three levels, and each has its own constellation card. When you complete an activity, fill in one star on the constellation. Once the constellation is full, turn it in at any City Library and collect a prize. If you complete all three constellation cards, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a Grand Prize basket. Be sure to submit your constellation cards by August 10!

You can also sign up and track your progress via Beanstack, or by downloading the Beanstack Tracker app:



Every time you do one of the activities below, fill in a shape in your tracker. You can do activities more than once, but you must read at least 6 times. When all the shapes are filled in, tear out the corner and bring it to the Library for a prize!


• Read for 30 minutes. (You must read at least 6 times)
• Participate in the Stellar Book Reviews Project.
• Go on a hike or a bike ride with friends or family.
• Explore the universe with virtual reality by attending a Universe Sandbox event.
• Paint an image of the night sky.
• Write your own horoscope
• Connect with a relative or friend that you haven’t talked to in a while.
• Volunteer for an organization you are passionate about, or want to learn more about.
• Plant something: herbs, vegetables, or flowers.
• Attend a Library event.
• Visit a grave of someone you knew, an ancestor, or a famous Utahn.
• Follow one of the Library’s social media accounts: @slcpl.


• Read for 30 minutes. (You must read at least 6 times)
• Attend a free outdoor concert.
• Visit The Plot at the Main Library and learn about the plants there.
• Go stargazing and look for constellations.
• Explore a museum you’ve never been to.
• Keep a journal for a week
• Attend a Library event.
• Talk to someone that remembers the Moon Landing.
• Do something that scares you.
• Watch the footage of the Moon Landing.
• Go to a farmer's market and try something new.
• Make up a story using your child's name for a character and tell the story to your child.


• Read for 30 minutes. (You must read at least 6 times)
• Visit the Clark Planetarium and explore the exhibits. It’s free!
• Check out a cookbook and cook a meal for friends or family.
• Make a DIY gift for a friend.
• Record yourself telling a story about your life and share it with a friend or family member.
• Visit a Library Location you don't normally go to
• Go to NASA’s website or social media accounts and look at the “Image of the Day.”
• Take a contemplative walk outdoors.
• Complete the Super Summer Challenge survey in your tracker booklet or on this webpage.
• Be a tourist in your own town for the weekend.
• Attend a Library event.
• Try a new technology at one of the Library's Creative Labs


Kids & Teens can stop into any City Library and answer these questions:

• What book do you think is so stellar that every grown up should read it? Why do you think that?

Reviews will be displayed at the Library and adults are encouraged to read one of the recommended books.

Adult Events
Thu, Apr 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library

Thu, Apr 09, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Marmalade Branch

Thu, Apr 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library

Share your feedback

The City Library would like to thank you for participating in the Super Summer Challenge, as well as ask for your feedback. What has been your favorite part of this summer program? Which aspects could be improved?


Please complete the following survey if you had a child participate in the Super Summer Challenge.

Thanks to the

for their generous support of the
Super Summer Challenge