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Tulare County Library Winter Reading Challenge

What is the Winter Reading Challenge?

​Experience all the feels by participating in our Winter Reading Challenge! This January, we invite all ages to read 300 minutes (ages 6+) or read 30 books (ages 0-5) and complete activities to earn a tote bag, a book of your choice, and a chance to win multiple prize drawings.


  • Visit our Beanstack website or download the Beanstack Tracker App, available on iOS and Android.

  • Click “Register an Individual or Family”

  • Fill out the form

  • Complete and log activities.

  • Already have an account?  Simply click the "Sign In" button.


  • Sign into your Beanstack account. In the upper left corner click on the name of the reader you are logging for.

  • Click Log Reading and Activities in the right-hand corner.

  • Log minutes— fill out number of minutes and click log.

  • Log activities—click activities. Select "Activity/Activities" completed and click log.


Where do I log my reading?

You can log your reading on our Beanstack website or the Beanstack Tracker App, available on iOS and Android. We also offer paper logs.

What if my child doesn't read on their own yet? 

You may read aloud to them.

Do audiobooks count? 

Yes, all books count regardless of format or language.

Can I sign up after the challenge has started?

Yes, but we recommend you sign up & participate early to give you more time to reach your goal.


Check out the Tulare County Library book lists! There you will find a great selection of suggested reads for all ages and reading levels.

​Connect with your local branch to

discover events and programs

Each branch library will be participating all month long.

So be sure to check out the Locations page to follow social media and contact your local branch library for more information.

Winter Reading Challenge Prizes


Still on the fence about taking up the challenge? Take a look at the prizes we have for you avid readers at your local branch library!


Anyone who completes the challenge will receive a tote bag and free book of their choice.


Anyone who "blackouts" their Bingo card will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:


  • $25.00 gift card


  • 1 year membership to Imagine U (1 child and 1 adult)


  • Beats Studio Buds


  • $100 Visa Card

Additional prizes available to win are: DEFY VIP tickets, Adventure Park tickets, and Roller Towne tickets.

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