Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading ChallengeFrom January 1st to 31st, the Boyle County Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Simon & Schuster. Books Like Us is a celebration of diversity, harnessing the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book. This Winter, participating communities are invited to explore these books, from authors spanning an array of diverse backgrounds.

Register for the Reading Challenge:

We challenge our patrons to read at least 5 days @ 20 minutes per day during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at

Thousands of libraries and schools across the nation will encourage their communities to read a target number of minutes and books. Top-performing libraries and schools will earn rewards from Simon & Schuster, including book collections and virtual author visits. Happy reading, Boyle County!


Weekly prize drawings will be held for those who have read for at least 5 days - the more days you read, the better your chance to win!

Prizes include gift cards or certificates to: The Hub, Burke's Bakery, Bluegrass and Buttercream, Sweets by Cindy, Windjammer Fun Center, Danville Cinemas 8, Art Center of the Bluegrass, The Farmhouse Restaurant, Salted Honey Cafe, and Danville Bowlarama.

Note: Prizes may be picked up from the Boyle County Public Library.

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