Reading Challenges


We want to keep adults, teens, and kids engaged in reading throughout their life. We offer several reading programs designed to encourage reading and make it fun!

Our Reading Programs are through Beanstack, which is our free online service that offers book and activity logging.

Show us how much you love to read by participating in one of our programs!

What are the Reading Challenges?

1000 Books Before School

It is never too early to start your little one on the road to reading!

The 1000 Books Before School program encourages you to spend time sharing books with your little ones while building critical early literacy skills before he or she starts school. Earn badges along the way to the special completion prize. Start your child’s journey today. Simply register in Beanstack and enroll in 1000 Books Before School challenge!

Summer Reading Challenge 2021-22

Sign up to the Summer Reading Challenge with Griffith City Library and escape into a world of books! The Summer Reading Challenge is a FREE program that is open to children aged 6 – 12 years. There will be weekly prizes with a major prize at the end. The challenge begins on 20 December 2021 and finishes on Friday 21 January 2022. Every 4 hours of reading will be 1 entry.

Prizes are:

Week 1 – $30 Spotify or Collins Booksellers voucher

Week 2 – $40 Roblox or Kmart voucher

Week 3 – $50 Funland voucher

Week 4 – $80 Target voucher

Week 5 – Disney Plus Voucher (1 year)

To celebrate we will be having a party with popcorn, movie and ice cream on Friday 21 January 2022.

Book your place – – Tickets go on sale 14 January 2021