Reading Challenges

Up for a challenge?

Beanstack allows you to join Reading Challenges created by library staff. Earn badges are you meet different milestones throughout a challenge, win prizes, and have fun! 

Download the Beanstack app or use your internet browser to begin logging your reading.

Check back often as challenges are added or updated.

Current Challenges:

Books & Brews Reading Challenge:
Celebrate the 100th year of Washington Memorial Library! Light up your Centennial Library Celebration badges by reading a book from our curated reading list while grabbing a beverage at one of our local favorite hangouts. Read all the books and light up all of the badges and you will win Library Centennial swag! Get started on Beanstack today!

Where We Come From Winter Reading Challenge:
Keep that resolution to read more going strong! Explore topics like family, history, and identity while reading Where We Come From by John Coy, Shannon Gibney, Sun Yung Shin, and Diane Wilson, illustrated by Dion MBD. Earn badges as you complete the annual Winter Reading Challenge sponsored by Lerner on Beanstack from January 1 - January 31.

Summer Reading Challenge:
We did it! We smashed last year's record of 1.7 million minutes of reading! Let's do it again in 2024. Stay tuned for more information.

Bicentennial Challenge

Read books about Macon, GA, and participate in Bicentennial events hosted by the Macon 200 to earn badges and win prizes! 

NoveList Reading Challenge
NoveList is a database found in GALILEO that connects to the PINES catalog. You can find a book in NoveList and find it in PINES! Join the annual NoveList reading challenge with monthly themes.