Delaware County Libraries’ Reading Challenges

Coming Soon! For All Ages: Oceans of Possibilities

    
Ages Birth-5                                                      Ages 6-11

   
Ages 12-18                                                        Ages 19+

Join us this summer as we dive into learning all about oceans and the oceans of possibilities that await you at your public library. All ages are invited to join the Oceans of Possibilities challenge specific to their age group.  In each challenge you can earn tickets by completing badges. Badges include:

1 Registration Badge – 5 tickets
10 activity badges (complete at least 3 items to earn the badge) – 5 tickets each
25 logging badges (read and log any 2 books for preschoolers, 60 minutes for all other ages to earn the badge) – 5 tickets each
5 review badges (write 2 reviews to earn the badge) – 5 tickets each
1 Summer Quest Survey Badge – (fill out the survey included in this badge) - 20 tickets
1 Completion Badge – 5 tickets

There are a total of 230 tickets possible that you can put towards prize raffles.  Tickets can be entered into prize raffles by clicking on the “ticket drawings” tab inside the challenge any time before the raffle end date. A completion badge will be awarded if you complete any 20 badges, but feel free to keep on working until you've completed all the badges. This challenge will run June 6-August 12.

Now let's dive in!

For Ages 18+: Reading Glasses 2022 

"I read a book one day and my whole life was changed." - Orhan Pamuk

It's true that so many aspects of life are inspired by, enhanced by, and improved by what we read! As you unlock each month's Activity Badge, you'll be automatically entered to win quarterly prizes! Don't forget to log your minutes and write reviews along the way. Happy 2022!

For Kids Ages 5-12: School Days Reading Challenge

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Read & log along with us during the school year (September-May).  Logging badges are awarded each week for reading 20 minutes a day for all 35 weeks!  Why not use the built in reading timer to help you stay on track and record your minutes!  Invite your friends and classmates by using the Friend Code and create your own community of readers. Complete at least 1 activity each month of the school year to receive each month's activity badge. You can complete the challenge by completing all 5,000 minutes. If you don't get your reading done one week, don't worry, logging badges are cumulative and you can catch up the following week!

For Teens Ages 13-18: 100 Books Before Graduation

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Read 100 books before graduating, log your reading in Beanstack, and earn a new set of badges!  This is an on-going challenge for teens from 13-18.  No time frame - you complete it when your 100 books are done. You may join other monthly challenges along with this one and your books will be recorded in both. Have fun! This challenge begins on September 1.

For Preschoolers: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten 

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For our youngest readers, we offer 1000 Books Before Kindergarten year round! Click here for details!

 

What You Can Do

► Track your reading
► Complete reading challenges
► Earn badges, incentives, and prizes
► Write book reviews

How to Sign Up

Register here or in the app!
► Download the Beanstack Tracker app
  Available in the App StoreGet it on Google Play
► For instructions on using Beanstack, click here (PDF).
► For instructions on using the Beanstack app, click here (PDF).

 

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