Picture Book Reading Challenge & 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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Picture Book Reading Challenge
November 1st - November 30th

During the month of November, children ages birth to 9 years old are invited to participate in NNPL's Picture Book Reading Challenge.  Read one or more picture books a day and log your books online through Beanstack.  It only takes 30 books to complete the challenge.  Once completed, stop by any branch to collect your prize!

Rules

1.  The Picture Book Challenge is open to all children ages 0-9 years old
2.  Participants must be Virginia residents
3.  All entries must be submitted between November 1st and November 30th

Guidelines

  • Click here to register and create a Beanstack account or log in if you already have one
  • Read 30 books to complete the challenge
  • Books must be considered picture books to be counted
  • Prizes can be picked up from any Newport News Public Library branch upon completion of the challenge


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Help your child prepare for kindergarten learning by reading 1000 books before kindergarten! All you have to do is register here, log the title of each book, and come to the library for special prizes along the way and register for a final celebration upon completion of the program.

Rules

1.  1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a reading challenge for families with children ages 0 to Kindergarten
2.  This program is open year round and logging can be completed anytime
3.  Instill a love for reading in your child by enjoying time together and keep reading fun!

Guidelines

  • Click here to register and create a Beanstack account or log in if you already have one
  • Upon registration visit any Newport News Public Library branch to pick up a registration packet
  • Prizes will be available to pick up from any Newport News Public Library branch upon reading 100 books, 500 books, and 1000 books
  • After completing the program your child will also be eligible to register for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration. 
    • Celebrations will take place multiple times each year. The days and time will be shared with families that have completed the program

Beanstack Mobile App

Access your Beanstack account from your mobile device to complete challenges and log your reading minutes!

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