Winter Reading Challenge

Our Winter Reading Challenge is back and this year adults can take part to win cool prizes, too! From January 1 to January 31, babies, kids, teens, and adults are encouraged to join the challenge and explore our vast collection of fun and thought-provoking titles, from audiobooks & magazines, to graphic novels, comic books, and more!

To complete the Winter Reading Challenge 2023, babies, kids, teens, and adults can read (or be read to) for 5 hours (or 300 minutes) during the month of January. You can keep track of your reading online through Beanstack or on our printable bookmark (en Español). Limit one entry per person.

Don’t have your free library card yet? It only takes a few minutes to sign up and start enjoying all the amazing benefits, so #GetCarded and take the #WinterReadingChallenge today!

Track Your Progress On Beanstack

Create or Sign In to Your Account on Beanstack

Register now by signing in to Beanstack, opens a new window for a chance to win prizes during our Winter Reading Challenge! Beanstack is also available as an app for either iOS, opens a new window or Android, opens a new window.

You can also track your progress on our printable bookmark (en Español) that is also available at any of our branch libraries. Once the bookmark is completed, just turn it in at the Youth Services Desk of your local library to enter the prize drawing.


Everyone's a winner! All kids, teens, and adults who complete the challenge by January 31 will receive one of the following prizes, while supplies last.

  • Ages 0-5: Wooden Puzzle
  • Grades K-5: STEM Activity
  • Grades 6-12: Choice of Ear Buds or UNO card game
  • Adults: One Bookstore Buck which is good for one free item in our bookstores

Grand Prizes!

All kids & teens who complete the challenge will be automatically entered to win a prize package from the Las Vegas Desert Dogs and the Library District that includes four tickets to the February 24 Desert Dogs v. Calvary Roughnecks game at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay, PLUS Desert Dogs and Library District branded swag.

All adults who complete the challenge will be automatically entered for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card.

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