Set new goals with our Reading Challenges, offered on Beanstack!
With Beanstack, you can keep track of the books you read and your progress by logging titles on your account, earn virtual badges as you hit milestones on the way to your goal, complete fun and educational activities, and share reviews of the books you read. You may even have the chance to win prizes for some challenges. There are options for children, teens, and adults. Visit our Beanstack website or download the app (apple | android) to start today!
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EPL's Current Challenges
Below are the challenges that are currently available. Some challenges are seasonal, while others are ongoing. Click the button next to each to learn more about them.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Read books to your newborn, infant, or toddler, and keep track on Beanstack to earn badges and rewards! The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your little one starts Kindergarten.Learn More
“Read Woke is a movement. It is a feeling. It is a style. It is a form of education. It is a call to action; it is our right as lifelong learners." -Cicely Lewis, creator of Read Woke.
In this challenge, you will earn badges as you discover diverse books from 10 different categories. Kids, teens, and adults are invited to join!Learn More
STEAM at Home
STEAM is all around us! From the questions we ask, technology we use, and creative solutions we develop, our world is powered by STEAM. Learn more about its progress, pioneers, games, and activities in this interactive challenge!
#WinterRead2021: Books Like Us
December 1st to January 31st
Earn the chance to win a prize for participating in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Simon & Schuster. Books Like Us is a celebration of diversity, harnessing the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book. This Winter, participating communities are invited to explore these books, from authors spanning an array of diverse backgrounds.Learn More