Closed for Memorial Day

All locations of Boone County Public Library will close Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 for the observance of Memorial Day. Book drops will also be closed. The Library will reopen Tuesday, May 28.

Reading Challenges


Summer Reading (all ages)

June 1 to July 31

Earn prizes as you log. The more you log, the more chances you earn to win a grand prize. Return all printed logs to the Library or enter in the Beanstack Tracker App by July 31.

Printable logs will be available during Summer Reading.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten (birth-5 years)

All year!

Young readers earn milestone badges and prizes as they work towards reading 1000 books! Log progress in Beanstack or on a printable log. We encourage reading a favorite book several times because each reading counts! Questions? Email us at


Winter Reading (all ages)

January 1 to 31

Start the new year with a reading challenge! For every activity or book logged, you will earn an entry into the prize drawings. Place a mark on each activity you complete and track your reading on the back of the page. Maximum of 30 entries.

Prizes include: BCPL beanie and giftcards to Amazon, Biggby Coffee, Strong’s Pizza and Mai Thai.

Printable logs will be available during the Winter Reading Challenge.

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.


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