JMRL Reading Challenges


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarden
Build a reader. JMRL can help your child be ready to learn to read. It's easy and it's fun with 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

Get started now with Beanstack to log progress.

Use these sheets for marking progress - the first 50 books

Find more: Books 51 - 100 | Books 101 - 200 | Books 201 - 300 | Books 301 - 400 | Books 401 - 500 | Books 501 - 600 | Books 601 - 700 | Books 701 - 800 | Books 801 - 900 | Books 901 - 1000





2022 Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Challenge

June 1 - August 31, 2022

Welcome to the JMRL Summer Challenge! The program is open to all ages - children, teens, and adults

Earn points for completing challenges in Beanstack to receive badges AND prizes for earning 10, 20, and 30 points. SummerChallenge2022

Download a pdf of the 2022 Challenges sheet in English or Spanish.


What are the prizes?

  • Children - A fidget popper for the 10-point badge; a gift book for the 20-point and 30-point badges.
  • Teens - A gift book for each of the three badges.
  • Adults - A gift book for each of the three badges.

Grand Prize:

Drawings at each branch for children, teens, and adults

  • Children - $50 gift card to Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
  • Teens - $50 amazon gift card.
  • Adults - $50 gift card to Barnes & Noble Bookstore.






Learn more from the school visit video



Watch for more challenges throughout the year.

Sign up for a free account at jmrl.beanstack.org.