Name the Snowman!

Help us kick off Explore Winter 2021 with the "Name the Snowman" Contest. Create a unique name for the JCPL Explore Winter "mascot" and submit your suggestions January 18-31.
Submit Your NAME
Beginning February 1, JCPL patrons who sign up for Explore Winter will vote for their favorite name from the submissions.

We will contact the contest winner after Explore Winter ends. The winning name will earn bragging rights! 

Explore Winter

Feb. 1-28, 2021

Read 5 hours to earn fun prizes!

How Do I Register?

Beginning February 1, sign up at or visit a branch to receive:

  • Coupon for one free book at the Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
  • Activity log to track progress

How Does It Work?

  • Read five (5) hours during the month of February--that's it!

What Prizes Can I Earn?

  • Choice of JCPL Coupon (good for $3 on fines, fees, printing or copying costs) or mini JCPL branded Snowman
  • When you finish the program by reading 5 hours, you'll be entered into our prize drawings for Wild Geese Book Shop, Barnes & Noble or Half-Price Books gift cards

Log into your Beanstack account to log reading time online. (If you participated in Explore Summer or 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, you already have a Beanstack account.) Please contact your library branch if you've forgotten your username/password or are unable to log in.
More information on using Beanstack and the Beanstack Tracker mobile app can be found here.