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Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge Dec 20 - Feb 28

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Cozy up with books! Play the Winter Reading Challenge December 20 – February 28!

For kids, ages 6 to 11, challenge yourself to read 500 minutes. That is 50 minutes a week.
For adults and teens (12+), challenge yourself to read 1000 minutes. That is 100 minutes a week. Need some recommendations?

To Play

  • Anyone age 6+ can play!
  • Program runs from December 20 through February 28.
  • Track your reading minutes; books, magazines, audiobooks or reading aloud all count.
  • Play online or pick up a bingo card.

Play Online

Sign up and log reading
Already have an account from Summer of Discovery? No need to make a new account – simply log in to your account. Each week one winner will be drawn for each age category (children and teen/adult).

Earn an entry by doing the following:

  • Kids ages 6-11 read for 50 minutes
  • Adults and teens (12+) read for 100 minutes
  • Each activity badge earned in Beanstack will count as an entry
  • You are not limited to only one entry per week — if you are an adult and you read 300 minutes, you get three entries

Play with a Bingo Card

Print or pick a card up (available Dec. 16 or 17) and return it to Main Library or Meadows Branch Library. Cards will be collected from Sunday, December 20 through Sunday, February 28. One winner will be drawn from all completed cards for each age category (children and teen/adult) at the end of the program.

Children’s Bingo Card

Adult/Teen Bingo Card

picture of prize bag, which includes a coffee cup, chocolate, a notebook and a canvas bag


Weekly winners will be drawn from eligible online entries. Winners will receive a tote bag filled with goodies including a gift card to the Boulder Bookstore and winter treats. One drawing per week, per age group.


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