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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 Questions

How do I make a Beanstack Account?

You can create your own Citrus Libraries Beanstack account at our Beanstack page.

Is there an App?

Yes, you can download the Beanstack App onto your phone or tablet on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Beanstack is also accessible through a desktop computer.

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

Growing Readers Reading Challenge Through Beanstack

Growing Readers

Always Available

All Ages

Grow your reading habit with Beanstack! Reading twenty minutes a day and logging your minutes will put you well on your way to completing this challenge.

Complete this challenge by logging 600 minutes.

Genre Challenge Reading Challenge Through Beanstack

Genre Challenge

Always Available

Ages 5+

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 badges.

Complete this challenge by reading 10 books, each a different genre.

Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope

Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope [NASA]

May 1 – 31, 2022

All Ages

Welcome to the Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope challenge. This challenge is designed to help you explore the science behind NASA’s newest space telescope mission, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), now in orbit around a point in deep space known as the second Lagrange point, or L2. JWST is the most advanced infrared space telescope ever launched and allows scientists to look deeper into time and space than ever before!

Read books about space science, watch videos, and complete activities to complete this challenge.

Complete this challenge by reading 10 hours, and completing activities.

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