Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge

January 1st- January 31st 2023

Registration starts December 12, 2022

Experience ALL THE FEELS the 2023 Winter Reading program begins January 1 to January 31st. The program is sponsored by Beanstack. Discover fun activities to express yourself and earn fun emoji-themed badges for logging your reading, completing activities and submitting book reviews, which ultimately will earn you a bingo!

We challenge Silver Lake to read at least 20,000 minutes as a community and keep track of their reading minutes on the Beanstack mobile app. Our library is one of thousands of other libraries and schools across the nation who are joining in for a chance to win cash prizes for their community. Sign in to Beanstack today and register for Winter Reading 2023!

Use your computer, smartphone or tablet to log the minutes that you have read during the month of January

Sign-up for a Beanstack Account:

1. Go to  If you participated in the Winter Reading Challenge on Beanstack DO NOT sign-up for a new account—skip to Register for Specific Challenges below

2. Click on Register an Individual or Family

3. It will ask you if you want to register yourself  or your child. If registering as a family, the parent should begin by clicking  I am Registering Myself.  Once complete, follow the prompts to add another adult or child.

5. To view and log under each family member’s name simply choose switch reader in the upper left corner of your home page after logging in.

6. Once registered, access your account by logging in to Beanstack using the username and password that you initially created.

Register for Specific Challenges:

App Use: Click the discover button at the bottom of the page and register for the 2023 Winter Reading Challenge.

Website Use: 2023 Winter Reading Challenge will be displayed on the home page. Register for challenge by clicking into the icon and “Join Challenge”.

How-to Videos

Sign-up for a Beanstack Account – App
Register for a Reading Challenge – App