Welcome to Pasco County Libraries Reading Challenges!


Participate in our virtual reading challenges throughout the year using Beanstack!

Kids, teens, and adults can track their reading minutes, write book reviews, and participate in fun activities to earn digital badges.

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What is Beanstack?

  • Beanstack is a website and app that promotes reading through various challenges and activities. Track your reading and earn digital badges from completing challenges! During Summer Reading Challenge, participants who complete the challenge are entered into drawings for prizes!

Can you register multiple readers on an account?

  • Yes, you can set up as many profiles as you'd like for readers of any age! This feature is great for families, schools, or other groups. You can easily log reading for multiple profiles at one time.

Is there an app?

How do I join a Reading Challenge?

  • Once you're registered, available challenges will be on your main page. Simply click a challenge to join and start logging!

Where can I get help about Beanstack?

  • For assistance, visit Beanstack HELP section and type in your question. If you can't find your answer there, contact us.


Check out our current challenges below!


Mental Health Awareness

For Grades 6 - 12, Adults | May 1 - 31, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Talking and sharing about mental health can be tricky, but we're here to help #BreakTheStigma. Lower your stress level by reading a good book and check out the resources and activities below to help on your mental health journey.

Complete the challenge by logging 600 minutes of reading and completing the activities.

Back to School

For Kindergarten - Adult | Sep 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022

It’s back to school time! Start the school year right by setting goals and getting organized with our School Year Reading Challenge. Log your reading and complete activities to earn badges all month long.

Complete the challenge by logging 600 minutes of reading and completing the activities!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

For Ages 0 - 5 | Ongoing

This program encourages all Pasco County area families and caregivers to read 1,000 books with their young children before they enter kindergarten. Log reading and earn badges all along the way.

Complete the challenge by reading 1,000 books including repeat reads.