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Reading Challenges

Boone County Public Library Reading Challenges
Log into our Reader 365 site or the Beanstack app to accept the Challenge!

Winter Reading

Winter Reading runs from January 1st to the 31st

For every activity logged, you will earn an entry into the prize drawings. Maximum of 15 entries. Prizes include $25 gift cards to Amazon, Biggby Coffee, Graeter's Ice Cream, and more local restaurants!

Track your Winter Reading on a paper log or online.


Compete with other teens during the month of October and discover all the great things the library has to offer! Use the Beanstack Tracker App to log activities completed. Stop in after completing 10 activities to collect your prize!

Examples of activities are:

  • Reading
  • Attending a library program
  • Becoming a volunteer
  • ... And more!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

It's easier than it sounds!

  1. The average picture book takes just 5 minutes to read.
  2. Reading 3 books each day, for one year, equates to 1,095 books.
  3. You can take more than a year if you like.
  4. And you can read the same books again and again! So, no need to hide that favorite book.

Check a brief video for more info!

Summer Reading

Summer Reading offers challenges for the whole family from June 1 to July 31 each year!

Earn prizes as you log. The more you log, the more chances you earn to win a grand prize. Simply return all printed logs to the Library or enter in the app by July 31.

Watch a short video to learn more about Summer Reading!

Track Your Progress


Beanstack is a website and mobile app that you use to track your reading throughout the year. Earn badges to commemorate your reading milestones. Use your Beanstack account to participate in library-sponsored reading challenges.

Making an account is easy. Sign-up as an individual, or get your whole family involved. Visit our Beanstack site to get started.

Beanstack Tracker App

Tracking your reading has never been easier with the Beanstack Tracker app. Download the app to your iOS or Android device and track your progress on the go.

Apple App Store
Google Play Store


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