Love reading? Check out graftonlibrary.beanstack.com to participate in seasonal and ongoing reading challenges for all ages.
Why use Beanstack?
- Track your reading on their website or on the go with the Beanstack app
- Expand your reading horizons with fun challenges – read things outside your favorite genres
- Earn virtual badges as you complete activities
Current Reading Challenges
Books in Bloom – March 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021
A spring themed challenge with reading prompts and activities for readers of all ages.
Coming June 1 – Tails & Tales – 2021 Summer Library Program – June 1, 2021 to September 4, 2021
Our favorite time of the year: summer reading! We’ve packed the summer full of fun reading challenges, activities, and take & make kits for kids, teens, and adults. Get the full details at: graftonlibrary.org/srp
Coming June 1 – First Lady of the Commonwealth & Blades Summer Reading Challenge – June 1, 2021, to September 4, 2021
A Bruins themed summer reading challenge to read 10,000 minutes as a community. Posters, logs, and bookmarks will be available for pick up from the Library while supplies last.
10 to Try Reading Challenge – Ongoing
10 to Try is a challenge for readers, age 12 and up, that asks you to read a book in 10 different categories.
100 Books Before College – Ongoing
A challenge for teens to read 100 books before the end of high school. You must have a Beanstack reader that is between the ages of 13-19 in order to see this challenge.
2021 Popsugar Reading Challenge – January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021
A challenge to help you keep track of your 2021 Popsugar Reading Challenge books. For more information on the Popsugar Reading Challenge visit: https://www.popsugar.com/entertainment/reading-challenge-2021-47892177
1000 Books Before Kindergarten – Ongoing
A challenge for parents and caregivers to read 1,000 books to their child before they enter Kindergarten. You must have a Beanstack reader that is between the ages of 0-5 in order to see this challenge.
A to Z Reading Challenge – Ongoing
A challenge to read your way through the alphabet. Read books with a title or author for each letter of the alphabet.
Black History Month – Ongoing
In this challenge for all readers, learn about Black history makers, explore cultural traditions, and honor the evolution of Black history in America. Celebrate Black history every month.
Celebrate Earth Day – Ongoing
In this challenge, learn more about the environment, your impact on it and how to help preserve it for the future. There are three versions of this challenge: for grades K to 5, grades 6-8, and grade 9 through adult.
NEW – Celebrating AAPI Voices – Ongoing
Celebrate Asian-American & Pacific Islander voices through recommended reading, resources, and reflection questions. There are four versions of this challenge: for grades K to 5, grades 6-8, and grade 9-19, and adults.
Literary Escapes – Ongoing
A challenge to travel the United States through books. Read a book set in or about each state.
NEW – Mental Health Awareness Reading Challenge – Ongoing
#BreakTheStigma and check out these activities and resources to help on your mental health journey. There are two versions of this challenge: for grades 9-12 and adults.
Mindfulness Challenge – Ongoing
Practice mindfulness in this self-care activity challenge for all ages.
NEW – National Poetry Month Young Poets Reading Challenge – Ongoing
Celebrate young poets by reading, watching, and listening to poets’ work. There are two versions of this challenge: for grades K to 5 and grades 6-12. You must have a Beanstack reader that is in grades K-12 in order to see this challenge.
Poetry – Ongoing
Learn more about poetry in this activity challenge that’s geared towards younger readers but can be enjoyed by all ages.
Read the Rainbow – Ongoing
Challenge yourself to a rainbow of reads. Read a book for every color of the rainbow. Check out our suggested reads to get you started.
Read Woke Reading Challenge – Ongoing
A diverse reading challenge for readers of all ages.
NEW – Teacher Appreciation Reading Challenge – Ongoing
Celebrate awesome teachers in your life through reading and activities. There are two versions of this challenge: for grades K to 5 and grades 6-12. You must have a Beanstack reader that is in grades K-12 in order to see this challenge.
Women’s History Month Reading Challenge – Ongoing
Learn about and celebrate women’s contributions in history and more. There are two versions of this challenge: for grades K to 5 and grades 6 through adult.
Past Reading Challenges