Reading Challenges

Log Your Books on Beanstack

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Black History Month Reading Challenge
Beginning Wednesday, February 1, guests of all ages are invited to join the Novi Public Library in celebrating Black History Month! Read to learn about the tremendous contributions and achievements of Black Americans, including some of the greatest authors and illustrators of all time, by checking out our Black History Month Reads book lists. You'll find an extensive offering of titles available on NPL's bookshelves and online in our Digital Library.

Guests who read at least 600 minutes throughout the month (or just over 21 minutes per day) and log their reading in Beanstack have the chance to win a FREE book!

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2023 Adult Year Long Reading Challenge

Every month, head to the 2nd floor and check out our display featuring one of 12 different reading challenge themes. Login to your Beanstack account on a computer, download the app, or use a paper log to keep track of your reading. Every four months, 4 raffle winners will be chosen and receive a prize. Those who complete the entire challenge (earn all 12 badges throughout the year) will have the chance to win a Grand Prize!

PDF Icon 2023 Adult Year Long Reading Challenge Log January - April

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten - Raising a Reader in Novi
This year round preschool reading program supports parents and caregivers in the goal of reading 1,000 books with their children before they enter kindergarten. It is never too early to begin developing enjoyable reading experiences with children and contribute toward their readiness to learn to read when they enter school. Login to your Beanstack account on a computer, download the app, or use a paper log to keep track of your child’s reading. For every 100 books logged, stop by the first floor information desk with your child to claim a prize! When your child completes reading all 1,000 books, pick-up their party-to-go bag at the 1st Floor Information Desk. Thank you to the Friends of the Novi Library for sponsoring this program!

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500 Books Before Middle School
This self-paced reading challenge allows participants to create or improve their reading routine as they log books THEY want to read. Perfect for all readers in Kindergarten through 6th grade, including those who have completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge. For every 100 books logged (picture books, early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, audiobooks, etc.) stop by the first floor information desk to claim a prize!

PDF Icon 500 Books Before Middle School Log


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100 Books Before Graduation
This self-paced reading challenge allows participants to create or improve their reading routine as they log books THEY want to read. Perfect for all readers in 7th through 12th grade. For every 50 books logged (fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, biographies, etc.) stop by the first floor information desk to claim a prize!

PDF Icon 100 Books Before Graduation Log