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Reading Challenges

Want to win free books and other prizes? Sign up for one of our Reading Challenges!

You can sign up online or at the library. The Beanstack app*  makes it easy to track your reading. Have you already participated in a reading challenge? No need to sign up again. Just log into your Beanstack account and select a new challenge.

Sign up!

*Find the Beanstack Tracker app in the App Store or Google Play.

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Stick Together and Read! 
Fall  Reading Challenge

September 1–December 15, 2023

Ready to read and win prizes? Sign up to be part of the Fall Reading Challenge for  kids and  teens!  Sign up » 

You can also download a printable reading log:
Reading log for kids »
Reading log for teens »

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Start this challenge anytime!

Sign up for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Reading Challenge and enjoy reading 1000 books with your little one!

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Read 1000 books with your child from birth to age 5.
• Log each book, or you can scan the book’s ISBN code.
• If you read a few books at a time, you can enter those at once.
• For every 100 books you log, you’ll earn a badge on Beanstack and a prize sticker to pick up at your next library visit.
• When you finish 1000 books, come back with your child to choose a free book!

Repeat readings of books are counted.

Happy Reading!

Looking for reading ideas? Ask us.
Check out our Early Childhood Resources.

The 1000 Books Foundation is a national organization dedicated to promoting reading to newborns, infants, and toddlers and encouraging parent and child bonding through reading.

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