Reading Programs

Beanstack Reading Programs
Beanstack is a free online service that offers an innovative new way to connect children and their families with books and educational reading activities that match each person’s interests, age, and reading level. It also includes book and activity logging, badges, and registration for all members of the family under one account. Simply register one time to participate in library sponsored reading programs and activities all year round!
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How Do I Start?
To get the most out of your reading experience, we recommend that you create a Beanstack account. Parents can also create accounts for their children. In Beanstack, you can view the available activities, enter the books you have read, write book reviews and more. You will receive prizes as you progress and be entered into drawings at the end of the program.

To register, visit the Beanstack website or login through the app.  

Beanstack app available for iOS and Android.
Beanstack will automatically direct you to the appropriate activities based on your age.  There are five age groups: preschool, children, tween, teens, and adult.  In order to be contacted about prizes and drawings, please include an email address and telephone number as part of your Beanstack profile. 
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Children & Tweens

Children's Fall Reading
The Children’s Fall In Love With Reading Program for ages 5-8 is available September 13 - December 4. Log the minutes you spend reading to earn all of the badges in this fun fall-themed challenge! Win a prize when you complete the challenge AND be entered into a raffle for our super reading bag filled with a gift card, books, and more!
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The Tween Fall Reading Program for ages 9-12 is available September 13 - December 4. Log minutes read to unlock Logging Badges using the Beanstack app. Collect prizes at 6 and 12 hours read. Log 12 hours of reading to be entered into a raffle for the grand prize. The grand prize includes an Out of Print tote bag, a pair of Out of Print socks, a gift card, books, and more!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

It's never too early to start your little one on the road to reading! The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program encourages you to spend time sharing books with your little ones while building critical early literacy skills before he or she starts school. Earn badges along the way to a special completion prize. Start your child’s journey today.

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Teens

Teen Fall Reading
The Teen Fall Reading Challenge for ages 13-18 is available from September 13 - December 4. Log all of the minutes you spend reading to earn all of the badges in this fall-themed challenge! Receive a prize at 6 hours and 12 hours. Read 12 hours to be entered into a grand prize drawing.
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Adults

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Library Card Sign-Up Month Bingo is available from September 1 to 30, open to both new and existing library cardholders. Complete activities in Beanstack by using library resources and services, participating in programs and events, and spreading the word on social media. Complete 5 activities for a bingo to be entered into a drawing at the end of the month for a prize basket, including a $20 gift card to a local business!
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