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Join the 2020 Winter Reading Challenge!

Posted on: December 24, 2019 | Category: News

Light up your mind and join the 2020 Winter Reading Challenge! From January 1st to January 31st, the Hawaii State Public Library System will participate in Beanstack’s Third Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Penguin Random House (PRH) and the Friends of the Library of Hawai’i.

Sign up, read, log your minutes online at librarieshawaii.beanstack.org between January 1 – 31, 2020 and help Hawai’i reach our collective reading goal of 1 million minutes! Top performing libraries will earn a Golden Penguin Award, and Penguin Random House will donate $50,000 in prizes, including author visits and new books to be shared by winning libraries.

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Participating is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Sign up online at librarieshawaii.beanstack.org or visit your local library.
  2. Read and log your minutes from January 1 to 31, 2020.  Reading books, ebooks, graphic novels, magazines, newspapers, and listening to audiobooks all count!
  3. Earn online badges and entries into the Lucky Prize Drawing for registering and for every 100 minutes of reading up to 1,000 minutes. The more you read, the more chances to win!

Hawaii’s Lucky Prize Drawings are sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawaiʻi. Three lucky statewide winners will receive a $100 Gift Card (one for each of the following age categories):

  • 1 Child Winner (between Birth to Grade 5)
  • 1 Teen Winner (between Grades 6 to 12)
  • 1 Adult Winner (18 years or older)

HOW TO REGISTER

I PARTICIPATED IN THE HSPLS SUMMER READING PROGRAM OR 2019 WINTER READING PROGRAM AND ALREADY HAVE A LOGIN

  1. Go to librarieshawaii.beanstack.org
  2. Click on “sign in.” (You may be asked to update your information)
  3. Simply follow the screen directions

NOTE:  Not sure if you have an account or don’t remember your password, please check with library staff.

I DON’T HAVE A LOGIN AND NEED TO CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

  1. Go to librarieshawaii.beanstack.org
  2. Click on “Register an individual or family”
  3. Fill in the information and submit.

Feel free to keep reading and recording after 1000 minutes to help us reach the 1 million minutes read statewide goal.

GO MOBILE

Download the free Beanstack Tracker mobile app available on Android and iOS to register and easily track reading minutes.

WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU!

Visit your local library or www.librarieshawaii.org for additional assistance.

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