Children’s Winter Reading Challenge

The Memphis Public Libraries presents the Children’s Winter reading challenge!

Registration for the challenge starts December 1st, 2020. The Challenge will run from December 21st through January 1st.

The Memphis Public Libraries presents our first ever Children’s Winter Reading challenge! You can register at any MPL location or online at Beanstack. This challenge is for children 12 and under. Earn prizes by registering for the challenge and reading 300 minutes between December 21st and January 1st. Prizes can be claimed at any MPL location.

For participants in the 2nd grade or lower, 20 minutes can be recorded for each online story times he/she participates inside and outside the library. 

Any student of the Shelby County Schools can record 20 minutes for each passport stamp they receive on his/her Shelby County 901 Student Passport.  Passports can be picked up at MPL Locations or can download a Passport PDF.

How do I start?


Visit our Children’s Winter Reading Challenge @ Beanstack


Create an Account and register yourself and your family for the challenge.

Already have an account?


Read 20 minutes a day. Check out our online resources below!

This Reading Challenge is sponsored by:

Tennessee Valley Authority

need a good book to read? check out ebooks and audiobooks below.

Our Ebook and EAudiobooks that are available online require a library card. You can register for a library card online or at any MPL Location. Have a library card but need to renew it? If you card has expired you can submit an online request to renew it for a year.

If you have an issue with your Beanstack account please use the Beanstack Contact Form to get help.

Libby by OverDrive
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OverDrive eBooks and eAudio

OverDrive eBooks & eAudiobooks: Download eBooks, including Kindle books, and eAudio books from OverDrive.  Checkout up to 3 titles at one time and keep them for up to 21 days.  Titles will return automatically with no checkout fees!
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RBDigital Magazines

RBDigital eMagazines: Check out select current magazines and keep them forever with no checkout limits.
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