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Track your reading and earn badges throughout the year with our virtual reading challenges! All ages, from babies and kids, teens, and adults can participate.

About Beanstack

Beanstack is a website and App that is used to track reading. Participate in various challenges and activities throughout the year. Earn digital badges when you complete challenges and get physical prizes during our summer reading programs!

Common Beanstack Questions

How do I make a Beanstack Account?

Select the top option to create an account

You can create your own Citrus Libraries Beanstack account at our Beanstack page. Or create an account through the Beanstack Tracker App on your mobile device or tablet. When creating an account on your device, select the “Library, school, or bookstore” option and then search for Citrus Libraries.

Where is the App available?

The app is available for download through the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Beanstack is also accessible through your browser.

Can I register my child or children when creating an account?

Yes! You can register your whole family at the same time and track reading together.

How do I join a challenge?

Once you have created your Beanstack account, you’ll see challenges available to you on the Beanstack main page. Register for one and start reading!

How do I get more help?

Learn how to use the Beanstack Mobile App by visiting their help page. Contact us or visit your library for more help.

Current and Upcoming Challenges

We're reading 1000 books before kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Always Available

Ages 0 – 5

We’re Reading 1000 Books Before Kindergarten! Reading together just one book a night gives your child the building blocks for lifelong success! Join the challenge today!

Complete this challenge by reading 1000 books!

Discover the Solar Eclipse Reading Challenge

Discover the Solar Eclipse

Mar 1, 2024 – Apr 30, 2024

All Ages

Discover the solar eclipse! On April 8, 2024 the Sun, Moon, and Earth will align for a total eclipse of the Sun. Learn more about how to experience this phenomenal event. Log your reading and activities to earn badges throughout the challenge.

Complete this challenge by reading 600 minutes and doing activities.

Spring Into Reading Reading Challenge

Spring Into Reading 2024

Apr 1, 2024 – Apr 30, 2024

All Ages

Spring into reading this season! Join us in reading, logging our minutes, and earning some new badges.

Complete this challenge by reading 300 minutes.

Genre Bingo Reading Challenge

2024 Genre Bingo Challenge

Apr 8, 2024 – Dec 31, 2024

All Ages

Challenge yourself to read beyond what you can imagine! Stretch your reading skills and explore new genres, or specific types of books. Expanding what you read can strengthen your reading comprehension and spark your imagination! Read new books and complete activities to earn Bingo!

Complete this challenge by making a bingo or completing your entire bingo card!

The Great Escape Reading Challenge

The Great Escape

Jan. 1, 2024 – Dec. 31, 2024

All Ages

Reading can be a great escape! Books and stories can transport you to a completely different place. And as you read you might discover new things, ideas, and perspectives along the way. You may even learn more about yourself. Log your reading throughout the year to earn badges while you journey into exciting, new worlds. Find your escape today!

Complete this challenge by reading 660 minutes.

SSYRA and Florida Teens Reads Challenges 2023

SSYRA & Florida Teens Read Challenges

August 1, 2023 – May 31, 2024

Ages Vary

Keep track of reading your SSYRA books this school year with our reading list challenges! 4 challenges are available, SSYRA Jr., SSYRA Grades 3-5, SSYRA 6-8, and SSYRA Florida Teens Read.

Complete these challenges by reading 3 of the 15 books on each reading list.

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