Introducing Year-Round Reading Challenges!
Year-Round reading challenges have begun at the library! There are the following challenges:
- 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
- 500 Books Before Middle School
- 100 Books Before High School
- 100 Books Before Graduation
More information below, or click on the button to sign up through Beanstack. We have a helpful video here or at the bottom of this page to help you sign up if it is your first time using Beanstack.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading challenge is a year-round program designed to encourage children to develop a love for reading from a young age. The goal is to reach 1000 books, but there are milestone prizes along the way. For every 100 books read, the child can earn a special reward.
The program aims to promote early literacy skills and create a strong foundation for future academic success. By reading regularly, children enhance their vocabulary, comprehension, and language skills. It also fosters a bond between parents, caregivers, and children through shared reading experiences.
The challenge is not limited to specific types of books; any type of reading material counts, including picture books, board books, nursery rhymes, audiobooks, and even repeated readings of the same book. Participants can also include books read at daycare, preschool, or library storytime sessions.
The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge is a fun and interactive way to instill a lifelong love for reading in young children. It encourages regular reading habits and helps children develop a strong foundation in literacy skills. By logging their progress on Beanstack, families can track their reading journey and celebrate each milestone along the way.
500 Books Before Middle School
Introducing our year round reading challenge for kids in Kindergarten through 5th Grade! We invite all young bookworms to join us on an exciting reading journey. Our goal is to read 500 books before entering middle school. Are you up for the challenge?
As you embark on this literary adventure, you’ll earn prizes along the way. For every milestone you reach, you’ll receive a special reward to celebrate your reading achievements.
So, gather your favorite books, cozy up in your reading nook, and let the reading challenge begin. Remember, every book counts, whether it’s a picture book, chapter book, or even a graphic novel. The more you read, the closer you’ll get to your goal of 500 books before middle school.
Are you ready to embark on this reading adventure? Sign up on Beanstack today, and let’s dive into a world of stories together. Happy reading!
100 Books Before High School
Introducing the Year Round Reading Challenge for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders! Are you ready to embark on an exciting reading journey and earn cool prizes along the way?
Our challenge is simple yet rewarding – read 100 books before high school and log them on Beanstack,. Then, begin reading books of your choice – any genre, any length! For every book you finish, log it on Beanstack, and watch your progress grow. As you reach milestones, such as 10, 20, 30 books, and so on, you’ll earn a special prize to celebrate your achievement.
So, grab your favorite book, find a cozy spot, and dive into the world of reading. Let the Year Round Reading Challenge for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders inspire you to reach new heights and make reading a lifelong habit.
100 Books Before Graduation
Introducing the Year Round Reading Challenge for High Schoolers! Our challenge is simple yet rewarding – read 100 books before graduation and log them on Beanstack, our online reading platform.
Start by signing up on Beanstack and create your reading profile. Then read books of your choice – any genre, any length, any format! For every book you finish, log it on Beanstack. As you reach milestones, every 10 books, you’ll earn a prize to celebrate your achievement.
So, grab your favorite book, find a cozy spot, and dive into your world of reading. Reach new heights and make reading a lifelong habit. Sign up on Beanstack today and let the adventure begin!
How Does It Work?
- Create an account.
- Log your reading on Beanstack.
Having troubles signing up for Beanstack? Follow the instructions below! You can also call the library at (618) 457-0354 for assistance.