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LIBRARY CHALLENGES

Throughout the year we offer reading programs and library challenges for all ages. These challenges can incentivize your reading, help you explore the library, and encourage engagement with our community.

SEASONAL READING PROGRAMS AND LIBRARY CHALLENGES

Four times a year as the seasons change we present reading programs and library challenges.  During the summer (June and July) and winter (December and January), we offer prizes and rewards for reading and completing a number of badges that encourage learning, exploration, and social engagement. During the fall and spring we offer simpler challenges that are fun for all ages.

Discover what challenges are available and sign up now!

ONGOING AND ANNUAL CHALLENGES

Additional progams are also available throughout the year.  These challenges are usually listed toward the bottom of our challenges page.  You can register for tham at any time.  

Discover what challenges are available and sign up now!

Challenges that are currently being offered include:

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

For children under 5 years old; track your progress in Beanstack and check in every 100 books for a sticker and a prize. Reading every day before kindergarten creates a great habit for years to come!

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Twelve to Try

For adults and teens. Try a new reading challenge in 2021! Read one book from each of our 12 categories and log your reading. Complete all twelve to earn a prize! 

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM

SIGN UP HERE

Register your entire family for our Summer Reading Program! Program dates are June 1st though July 31st.

Read and log your minutes.
Complete activities and challenges.
Earn PRIZES!

Program Details

  • Sign up online beginning June 1, 2022.
    • If you previously enrolled in one of our reading challenges on Beanstack, you will log in using the same account information.
    • If you do not remember your account information, select "I forgot my password" to reset your account.  You will be given the option to make account changes and adjustments for the Winter Reading Challenge.
  • Any Provo City Library cardholder or registered Orem Library cardholder in good standing is eligible to participate.
  • Log reading minutes from any reading format including books, graphic novels, audiobooks, or reading aloud with your family.
  • To complete the program and earn a prize, mintues must be read between June 1st and July 31st.
    • Children (ages 0-3): Read and log 300 minutes
    • Children (ages 4-12): Read and log 600 minutes
    • Teens and Adults (ages 12+): Read and log 1200 minutes.

Unlock Badges to Earn Small Prizes!

Activity badges are unlocked by completing creativity, community, sustainability, friends and family, library, reading, story trails, and make a splash challenges! Complete any two activities from the options listed under a badge to earn a small prize!

You can find a complete list of all badge activities here.

FALL LIBRARY CHALLENGE

SIGN UP HERE beginning October 1, 2022.

School has started and Fall is here!  Harvest some fun by reading a few books and completing activities. From October 1 to October 31, earn 5 activity badges to complete the challenge and earn a prize!

  • Sign up online beginning October 1, 2022.
  • Any Provo City Library cardholder or registered Orem Library cardholder in good standing is eligible to participate.

WINTER READING PROGRAM

SIGN UP HERE beginning December 1, 2022.

Read and log your minutes.
Complete activities and challenges.
Earn PRIZES!

Register your whole family for our Winter Reading Challenge!  Program dates are December 1st thru January 31st.

Program Details

  • Sign up at the library or online beginning December 1st, 2022.
    • If you previously enrolled in one of our reading challenges on Beanstack, you will log in using the same account information.
    • If you do not remember your account information, select "I forgot my password" to reset your account.  You will be given the option to make account changes and adjustments for the Winter Reading Challenge.
  • Any Provo City Library cardholder in good standing is eligible to participate.
  • Log reading minutes from any reading format, from books ot audiobooks, or readingaloud with your family.
  • To complete the program and earn a prize, mintues must be read between December 1st and January 31st.
    • Children (ages 0-12): Read and log 200 minutes
    • Teens and Adults (ages 13+): Read and log 600 minutes

Unlock Badges to Earn Small Prizes!

  • Activity badges are unlocked by completing library, service, family, community, and sustainability challenges!  
    • Complete any two activities from the options listed under a badge to earn a small prize!

SPRING LIBRARY CHALLENGE

SIGN UP HERE beginning April 1, 2023.

Register your entire family for our Spring Library Challenge!

Program Details

  • Sign up at the library or online beginning April 1, 2023.
  • Any Provo City Library cardholder in good standing is eligible to participate.
  • To complete the program, activities must be logged between April 1st and April 30th.
  • You can find a list of all the badges and activities here.

Earn a prize!

  • Activity badges are unlocked by completing challenges at home and online.
  • Complete any two activities from the options listed to earn a badge!
  • Earn all 8 badges to get a prize!  You can pick up your prizes at the reference desk or through curbside pickup.

RETOS DE LECTURA

Durante el año ofrecemos programas de lectura y retos para todas las edades. Incentive su lectura, explore la biblioteca e interactúe con su comunidad con nuestros retos de lectura.