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





Read to the Moon, Mars ...and Beyond with NASA and JMRL!!!

NASA Artemis Project
NASA Artemis Badges

September 1 - 30, 2022

Join our new Beanstack Reading Challenge as we partner with NASA’s Artemis Project. Collect space-themed badges for logging minutes read and for doing activities that will help you learn more about NASA, the Artemis Project, the Moon, Mars, and more fantastic space facts.

We challenge JMRL patrons to read at least a combined total of 150,000 minutes. You read more than a million minutes over three months in the Summer, so we know you've got this!

Hundreds of libraries across the country will be reading and learning alongside us during the month of September. The more you participate, the greater JMRL’s chance to earn backpacks with STEM-related materials, like a telescope, that you can check out and use at home.

Be sure to register, read, do activities, and share your progress on social media. Tag JMRL and add the hashtags #STEAMinLIB and #BeanBlast to boost the library's chances of winning the backpacks.

Watch for more challenges throughout the year.

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