2022 Winter Reading Challenge for Kids, Teens, and Families

wrc banner 2022Join us for an interactive virtual reading program with special virtual programs to participate in, thematic online activities to complete, and exciting prizes to win!

Everyone in the family can join in on the reading challenge fun! All ages are welcome to participate. Create a Beanstack account. Already have one? Log in! If you cannot remember your login information, simply email beanstackhelp@handleyregional.org for assistance. Get the Beanstack App to make it even easier! This digital logging software allows readers to keep track of how many minutes they are reading through a timer, a book barcode scanner, and more!

The HRLS Youth Winter Reading Program is only open to patrons that live and work in and around our 3 service areas of Clarke County, Frederick County, and Winchester City in Virginia. 

Register now! Begin logging during the reading challenge time from January 1 - January 31, 2022. Use the #ReadForABetterWorld #WinterRead2022 on social media and tag Handley Regional Library System to spread the joy of reading!

Join our Winter Reading Program from January 1 to 31. Read for a Better World encourages readers of all ages to explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature.

We challenge you to read 128 books (pre-readers), 32 books (ages 6-10) or 16 books (ages 11-17) during the month. Keep track of your reading on the Beanstack app!

Earn a registration and a completion badge and prize, a virtual ticket for a physical prize for logging books, and a super scratch-n-sniff bookmark just for reading!

You can access the HRLS Winter Reading Program anywhere with the Beanstack App! Log your reading online.

  • Do you already have an account in Beanstack? Log in with that! If you cannot remember your login information, simply email beanstackhelp@handleyregional.org for assistance.
  • Do you need to register to get started on Beanstack? Register online HERE.
  • Don't forget to download the Beanstack App for easy logging after registering!

Because reading helps build strong imaginations, smarter students, and more empathetic people! Be a part of the Handley Regional Library System reading community by signing up to participate today.

We encourage families to read together, so the adult has a very important role as 'Account Creator' when tracking with Beanstack. Under your account, all readers in your family unit will be found and can be accessed by one login and password. The adult can choose to log their reading in this program with the rest of their family.

Beanstack Computer and Mobile

Use Beanstack to track your reading on your computer or mobile device. Download the app for Apple HERE and for Android HERE.

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