All Reading is Good Reading
Happy New Year! Join us for our Winter Reading Challenge from January 1 to February 28.
Books Like Us is a celebration of diversity, harnessing the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book. We invite you to explore books and authors spanning an array of diverse backgrounds.
All reading is good reading, so read anything you want and log your reading minutes to earn a prize and a complete activities to earn badges.
#BooksLikeUs Reading List
May we recommend these titles that celebrate diversity and harness the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book.
One email per account
Like most online accounts, one email address provides you with one account.
Multiple members under one account
Sign yourself up first, and then add additional readers.
What you’ll be asked for
The basics — your name, email, age group, preferred branch, mailing address, etc.
Already have an account?
Wonderful. Sign in (if needed, resetting your password is easy) and make sure everything is up-to-date.
Sign up/Log in
What You Can Read
Anyone at any age can read what they like, from audiobooks to zines.
All reading is good reading
Whether it’s an hour listening to an audiobook in the car or 15 minutes with a picture book before bedtime, log the minutes you’ve spent reading to earn prizes
Books read together count for everyone
Reading a book to a child, or listening to an audiobook together counts as a book read for them and for you too.
Log what you read
Log in and click the green button in the upper left, or track it on paper.
Log on the go with the Beanstack app. Download for iPhone
Keep learning fun
We’ve designed activities for you to discover, learn and play at home.
Activities for all ages
Check out the activity badges for your age group in your Winter Reading account
— pre-reader (0-5), kid (5-12), teen (13-18) or adult (18+).