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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?

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

Family Stories Beanstack Challenge

Family Stories

Nov. 1, 2022 – Nov. 30, 2022

All Ages

Time to gather ‘round! November is Family Stories Month, when we celebrate our histories and stories passed down from generations. Tales of laughter, adventure, and love can carry us through the years. Record your own origin story, listen to stories from loved ones, and read books about families of all shapes and sizes. Log your reading and activities to earn badges throughout the challenge.

Complete this challenge by reading 5 hours (300 minutes) and doing activities.

Native American Heritage Month Beanstack Challenge

Native American Heritage Month 2022

Nov. 1, 2022 – Nov. 30, 2022

All Ages

November is National Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate the rich cultural traditions, histories, and contributions of Indigenous peoples in North America. Complete activities and read books written by Indigenous authors. Log your reading and activities throughout the month to earn badges.

Complete this challenge by reading 5 hours (300 minutes) and doing activities.

Beanstack SSYRA Challenges

SSYRA Challenges

Jun 29, 2022 – May 31, 2023

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.

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.

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