Take part in reading challenges on Beanstack, a free reading logging app and site.

We want people of all ages to enjoy reading throughout their lives. With that in mind, we’ve created challenges for birth through adult to encourage reading for pleasure.

Hallow-Read Around the World takes place the entire month of October. Read all month long and complete activities to earn badges!

Show us how much you love to read by joining a reading challenge!


Spooky season is upon us! In the U.S., Halloween is a holiday full of merryaking, magic, and mischief. Many cultures celebrate life and death through rituals and celebrations with their communities. Learn about the origins and practices of various Halloween-like traditions around the world. Read all month long and complete activities to earn badges!


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, ages and reading level.  It also includes book and activity logging, badges and registration for all members of the family under one account.

Available 24/7 through your computer or mobile device, Beanstack also uses the information you provide to send out great book and activity recommendations to each registrant on a regular basis. To make it even more useful, listed books are linked directly to the library’s catalog. And, be sure to take advantage of the various book reviews or write reviews of your latest reads.