Winter Reading Program January 23 - March 24
Start off your new year with our annual chilly-weather reading challenge!

Set your own reading goal and log your minutes between January 23 – March 24, 2023 for your chance to win one of our grand prizes.

Winter Reading 2023 Challenge Levels:

Kids (0-11 years)
Adult & Teen (12+ years)

Grand Prizes:

Kids (0-11 years) $50 Gift Card to Penguin Book Shop
Adult & Teen (12+ years) $100 Gift Card to Penguin Book Shop

Prize winners will be announced March 27, 2023.


Once you’ve signed up, log your entries online by entering the minutes you read each day between January 23 – March 24. You can read anything whether it’s your favorite book, a blog, a magazine or newspaper, an audiobook, reading to your siblings or with your family! Remember, it’s the minutes that count for this competition. The more you read, the more chances you have to win.

Use the handy Beanstack App to track reading sessions, earn milestone badges, and access your account details. You can even use the app to manage your family’s accounts all in one place & log reading sessions for all readers at one time.

Don’t have the app? Log reads through the Beanstack website.
Want to get to the logging page quicker? Bookmark the Beanstack website: in your browser.

Download the mobile app, Beanstack, through your app store!

Apple App Store
Google Play store

Questions? Visit our Reading Program FAQ page.

SPL Reading Programs are generously underwritten by the Friends of the Sewickley Public Library.

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