How to Participate in the 2023 Winter Reading Challenge on Beanstack
Beanstack is the online reading challenge platform the library is using to run our reading challenges.
Through Beanstack, readers can log their reading time to earn badges, prizes, and tickets for grand prize drawings.

How do I get started?

  • Visit hartfordlibrary.beanstack.org. Beanstack is your online reading challenge platform to log your reading progress. Through Beanstack, readers can log their reading time to earn badges and prizes.
  • If you already have an account (summer or winter reading programs), log in and sign up for Snow Fun! Winter Reading Challenge 2023.
  • To create an account, click on Register an Individual or Family.
  • If you are an adult registering a family, first click on I am registering myself. To register only your children, click on I am registering a child.
  • Fill in the required fields and select the Reading Challenges your readers are eligible to join. The Snow Fun! Winter Reading Challenge 2023 has a challenge for kids ages 0-11 and another one for teens ages 12-18.
  • Now that you are registered, you will be taken to your account page. From here, you can begin to log your reading!

How do I log reading?

On a Computer

On a Phone

  • Use the Beanstack Tracker app to sign into your account.
  • Click on the plus icon at the bottom of the app to log your reading.