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
NEW – Back to School Challenge – August 20, 2021 to November 30, 2021
Earn back to school themed badges for logging your reading this fall.
NEW – Fall in Love with Reading – September 1, 2021 to November 30, 2021
Log your time spent reading in this fall themed challenge for all ages.
NEW – Hallow-Read – September 1, 2021 to November 30, 2021
Earn spooky themed badges by logging your reading and completing fun activities.
NEW – Read Grateful – September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021
#ReadGrateful this fall with some gratitude themed books.
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.
NEW – Carnival of Reading Challenge – Ongoing
Complete fun activities and track your reading in this fun carnival themed challenge for all ages.
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.
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.
NEW – Dear Diary – Ongoing
Celebrate Dear Diary Day with these fun journal activities for readers in grades 6-8. You must have a Beanstack reader that is in grades 6-8 in order to see this challenge.
NEW – Genre Challenge – Ongoing
Expand your reading by choosing books from a variety of genres in this challenge for Kindergartens to Adults.
NEW – Grafton Public Library Challenge – Ongoing
Complete activities in and about the Grafton Public Library.
NEW – Hispanic Heritage Month – Ongoing
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage all year long with your reading and completing activities in this challenge.
Literary Escapes – Ongoing
A challenge to travel the United States through books. Read a book set in or about each state.
#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.
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.
NEW – Pride 365 – Ongoing
Celebrate LGBT+ Pride with this challenge! There are four versions of this challenge for readers ages 0-5, 6-12, 13-17, and 18+.
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.
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