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Sensational Snow Days

Sensational Snow Days is a two month-long winter reading program provided by the Warren County Library to promote family and community engagement as well as prevent the educational slide that can occur during seasonal breaks with school-aged children.

This winter reading program is open to all ages!


To participate, stop in at any library location or SIGN IN HERE!

Don’t have a Beanstack account? Follow these steps to create one that you can use to participate in library programs!

January Special Events

Click on the images below to learn more about each event or view this printable PDF.

(Ages 8-12 / Grades 3rd-7th)
Saturday, January 12 @ 2:30 p.m.
Graham Drive Community Library

Winter Star Gazing
Monday, January 14 @ 6:00 p.m.
Smiths Grove Branch

Astronaut Training
(Ages 5-7 / Grades K-2nd)
Thursday, January 17 @ 4:00 p.m.
Main Library

3,2,1 Blast Off: STEAM Lab
Thursday, January 24 @ 6:00 p.m.
Bob Kirby Branch

Create Your Own SSD Gear

You can create your own Sensation Snow Day gear in the Idea Lab! The Idea Lab is our makerspace located at the Bob Kirby Branch. You can use the files below to create your own shirt, bag, mug, and more! Visit our Idea Lab page for more information!

Download: JPG, PNG, SVG

Complete Any Combination of These Activities for a total of 5!:

  • Read/Download/Listen to a Book
  • Complete Snow Day Activities on Beanstack -and/or- pick up a Grab and Go activity at your
    local library branch* *available during limited times only!*
  • Attend a Winter Reading Event or any library program (including story times!)
  • Download music from Freegal, a magazine from RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio) or ebooks/audiobooks from Libby and Overdrive!
  • Also, check out our Kids media section including Tumblebooks!

Upon completing your Sensational Snow Days log you will be entered for a chance to win a prize!

No printing is required for digital logs. Simply verbally confirm that you’ve completed your Sensational Snow Days log at the circulation desk to receive your completion prize!

To Register:

  1. Go to
  2. If you have already registered for a Beanstack account, simply log in! Otherwise you can register an individual for an account, or register an entire family by choosing another child or register another adult when prompted.
  3. Upon registration, each individual will receive their first badge and will be able to begin logging books and activities!
  4. After completing the reading and activity requirements, you’ll be prompted to go to any library location to pick up your completion prize!

A Few of Our Favorite Things...


Lists curated by WCPL staff:

Our top winter themed Picture Books for 2018/19

Our top winter themed YA and Middle Grade Books for 2018/19

Our top winter themed Adult Books for 2018/19

Cool Things To Do - Snow Day Edition

For more information, please check out our Children’s and Teens’ pages!

There’s so much age-appropriate material there to discover, like links to special eBook pages, reading lists, calendars of regular library events, and much more!