Community Reading Challenges

Summer Reading was a success! We read 139,791 minutes from July 1 to August 21! Thanks to all who participated.

Our goal is to read 1 million minutes as a community by the end of 2020 and we need your help to get us there! Register on beanstack by visiting our site or by downloading the beanstack app.

Don’t want to participate digitally? That’s okay! Email Maureen Saltzman ( or Rachel Overbeck ( or call 781-438-1325 to learn how you can participate.

Here are the current and upcoming challenges that you can participate in to help us reach our goal!

Master of Minutes

Can you become a Master of Minutes? It’s as simple as reading 20 minutes a day! Log your minutes and earn new badges!

You’ll be contributing to our community goal of 1 Million Minutes!

Dates: August 22-December 31, 2020


Read Woke is a challenge created by Cicely Lewis. She says, “A woke book must inform about a disenfranchised group, challenge the status quo, and have a protagonist from an underrepresented or oppressed group.” Learn more about where the challenge began.

Read woke books and earn badges in beanstack. Don’t forget to log your reading minutes!

Need help finding books? Email Email Maureen Saltzman ( or Rachel Overbeck ( or call 781-438-1325.

Dates: Ongoing