Year-Long Reading Challenges

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Our Year-Long Reading Challenge takes place on Beanstack, a free website and app for logging your reading. Head to or get the Beanstack Tracker app to get started.

We’re also partnering with the Massachusetts Center for the Book to bring you their 2023 Reading Challenge. See more details below!

Adventure 365: 2023 Year-Long Reading Challenge (6th graders – adults)

Reading can take you anywhere in 2023! Log at least one book and one review for a chance to win a prize at the end of the year. Adventure awaits!
January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2023

Feeling a little lost? Try these video tutorials Librarian Megan made for using the app or the website! Or you can always call or email us at

Massachusetts Center for the Book 2023 Reading Challenge

If you are looking for a fun, unique reading challenge to take on in 2023, Massachusetts Center for the Book has you covered! Read one book each month fits the monthly challenge. All participants will be invited to a year-end celebration hosted by Mass Center for the Book, and if you read a book in each of the 12 months, you will be entered in a drawing to win 1 of 2 totes filled with books and Massachusetts goodies!

Sign up for the challenge using this registration form.

Log the books you read for the challenge each month using this form.

Still have questions? Check out the FAQ on Massachusetts Center for the Book’s website!

Monthly Challenges:

January: A book less than 100 pages in length
February: A book set in your home town/city or state
March: A Mass Book Awards honoree
April: A collection of poetry
May: A book of nonfiction on a subject new to you
June: A book set in a country you’ve never visited
July: A book borrowed from your local library
August: A book in translation
September: A book by an author with your first or last name
October: A bestseller from the year you turned 18 or, if you’re under 18, the year you were born
November: A book recommended by a local bookseller
December: A book published in 2023




Info on our Summer Reading Challenges can be found on the Summer Reading webpages for Adults, Teens, and Kids.

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