Spring Reading Challenge

All Reading is Good Reading

Join us for our Spring Reading Challenge from March 1 to April 30. 
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We invite you to explore books and authors spanning an array of diverse backgrounds in celebration of Día, an annual celebration of reading for children and their families from all backgrounds and cultures. We encourage you to read what you love in the language you are most comfortable and share your joy of reading.

All reading is good reading. Read anything you want and log your reading minutes to earn a prize and a complete activities to earn badges.
 

 

Did you know? You can find materials in a variety of languages in our collection including Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Hindi, Hmong, Korean, Pashto, Punjabi, Persian, Russian, Tagalog, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. Learn more about our community languages collection.

 

  • Sign up for Spring Reading
    Follow the simple prompts to sign up yourself or your family.
    Sign-up tips
  • Start reading
    Read what you enjoy and track what you read.
    What you can read
  • Get active
    Build on the joy of reading with Spring Reading activities.
    Find activities


Sign-up Tips


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


Read anything
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.

Mobile logging
Log on the go with the Beanstack app. Download for iPhone or Android.


Find Activities


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 Spring Reading account — pre-reader (0-5), kid (5-12), teen (13-18) or adult (18+).