Reading Challenges

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.

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Black History Month
Ages 12 and Up

Celebrate Black History with your community this month, and every month. Learn about Black history makers, explore cultural traditions, and honor the evolution of Black history in America.

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Read Woke
All Ages

“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!

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STEAM at Home
Grades 2-5

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!

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