Reading Challenges for All Ages

Our Reading Programs allow families and readers of all ages to log and read books for prizes and badges. These programs are offered through Beanstack, which is our free online service that offers book and activity logging, recommendations and book reviews. Beanstack will automatically direct you to the appropriate activities based on your age. Show us how much you love to read by participating in one of our programs!


Active Challenges

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Dig Deeper

Adults...Think you know your library?  Dig deeper into the Champaign County Library and you may discover something new!  Complete activities that will help you learn about a variety of free services and find undiscovered gems.  Read books.  Once you have completed ALL the activities, you will receive a completion prize.


Take a deep breath in and out, notice where you are, and how you are feeling. Great job! You are on your way to becoming a more mindful person. Try this challenge and earn 10 new badges as you take some much-needed me time.  All Ages


To complete the challenge, visit the animals, landmarks and hidden gems of our world from the comfort of your home. Then read three books that relate to the places, animals or people you met in your travels.  All Ages


STEAM is all around us! From the questions we ask, technology we use, and creative solutions we develop, our world is powered by STEAM. Learn more about its progress, pioneers, games, and activities in this interactive challenge!  All Ages

To learn more about Beanstack, click here.

beanstackBeanstack Tracker app available for iOS and Android