Winter Reading

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Winter Reading

November 30, 2020 – February 27, 2021

Adults and Teens

This year’s Winter Reading challenge has two parts. Complete part 1 and receive a coupon to City Bagel for a bagel and cream cheese, Carsten’s Bakery for a Danish, or Pick Me Up Drinks for a soda and cookie. Complete part 2 and receive a travel mug for keeping your warm beverages toasty while curling up with a book. Complete both parts and receive an entry for our grand prize drawing. Winners may choose from:

  • A night at Destinations Inn
  • A night out at Smokin’ Fins and Royal Theaters
  • A rod, reel, and line package from Jimmy’s All Season Anglers
  • A night out to Cardamom and the Museum of Idaho
  • A Lemon Meringue gift card
  • A night out to Krung Thep and Royal Theaters

Sign up through Beanstack. Track your progress there or with the paper app. The challenge ends on Saturday, February 27, 2021.

Children and Families

This year in the Family Winter Reading challenge, read 30 hours together as a family in twelve weeks and you’ll win a great prize that’s fun for the whole family! As long as at least one adult and one child are reading together, you can count that time as family reading.

Reading Log

Winter reading score card

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Parents and caregivers must log all reading under their personal Beanstack account. Reading should not be logged under a child’s profile. Only one profile per family will be able to redeem their time read for the family prize.


Picture of the Family Winter Reading prize cabinet The prize if you complete the Family Winter Reading challenge is one of these fun board games! Stop by our Family Winter Reading prize cabinet in the children’s library to see which games are available.

Prize availability may vary. Families may choose from the games that are available when they finish the challenge.

For more information about Family Winter Reading, sign into Beanstack or call 208-612-8460.