Children’s Winter Reading Challenge


Our annual reading challenge has ended! Please claim your prizes by January 14, 2022.

The Memphis Public Libraries presents our annual Children’s Winter Reading Challenge! You can register at any MPL location or online at Beanstack. This challenge is for children 12 and under. Try to read 20 minutes or more a day, attend programs (both in-person and virtually) to receive points to earn prizes! Points are awarded by:

  • Reading: 1 Minute = 1 Point
  • Programs (Virtual and In-person): Attend 1 Program = 20 Points

Prizes will be earned by registering for the challenge, collecting 300 points, and 400 points between December 19th and January 1st. Prizes can be claimed at any MPL location until January 14, 2022. 

HOW DO I START?

2) Create an account and register for the challenge. If you already have an account from prior reading challenges please sign-in to your account to register for the current challenge.

3) Read 20 minutes or more a day and attend library programs. Record you reading and program attendance, receive points, and earn prizes!

Having issues with your Beanstack account? Please use our Beanstack Contact Form to get assistance.

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.

BOOK BUNDLES

Are you missing the ability to browse our shelves for books for your children? Use Book Bundles and we’ll pick out a bundle of books for your child!

Libby by OverDrive

Check out E-books and E-AudioBooks through Libby by OverDrive! You can visit the new Libby site or visit the original OverDrive site.

Illustration of Libby the OverDrive mascot for their new look!

MAGAZINES @ OVERDRIVE

Our magazine collection has moved to OverDrive! Check out our collection of current and popular magazines.

Sponsors

The Children’s Winter Reading Challenge is proudly sponsored by International Paper, the Memphis Library Foundation, and the Friends of the Library.

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