Grafton Public Library


Love reading? Check out 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

NEW – Books in Bloom – March 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021

A spring themed challenge with reading prompts and activities for readers of all ages.

NEW – 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:

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.

NEW – 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.

NEW – 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.

NEW – 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.

Literary Escapes – Ongoing

A challenge to travel the United States through books. Read a book set in or about each state.

NEW – Mindfulness Challenge – Ongoing

Practice mindfulness in this self-care activity challenge for all ages.

NEW – 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 – 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