Reading Challenges

Featured Challenge: June 1 - August 18, 2023

Summer Reading Challenge

Mid-Columbia Libraries is serving up the Summer Reading Challenge from June 1 through August 18, and everyone is invited to participate!

Feed your mind by reading or listening for 15 hours to get a free book (kids ages 0-12) or lunch tote (12 and up). You can also be entered to win a Nintendo Switch Mario bundle and other cool prizes!

The fun doesn't stop there. Your library is also cooking up awesome activities, storytimes, and family events all summer long. Check ourcalendarfor details.

Stop by your local Mid-Columbia Libraries branch or register in Beanstack starting May 15.

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Try One of Our Year-Long Challenges

Take part in these ongoing challenges by logging your reading in Beanstack throughout the year for a chance to win!

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How to Participate

Beanstackis Mid-Columbia Libraries' source for participating in reading challenges and activities, tracking your reading, and logging and discovering books. Follow these steps to complete library programs like Summer Reading Challenge, Fall Into Reading, 100 Books to Read Before Kindergarten, and more:

1. Register

2. Log your reading and activities.

3. Earn virtual badges as you read, and be eligible to win fun prizes.

How It Works:

You can create an account in Beanstack anytime and use it to keep track of your reading. Earn badges by logging your reading time, writing reviews to share with other readers, or completing activities and fulfilling challenge prompts. Have fun reading while earning the chance to win!

Use Beanstack on any computer or find the Beanstack Tracker app on theApple App Storeand theGoogle Play Store. If you have already created an account on Beanstack online, you can use that. New readers must register.

Things to Know

You can register as an individual or a family. Reading programs are organized by age. A reader will only be able to register for the program for their age. If you wish to be contacted about prizes and drawings, please include an email address or phone number as part of your Beanstack profile.

For more information about using Beanstack and frequently asked questions, read theFAQs.