The Wichita Public Library joins the Wichita Eagle and Suzanne Tobias with a challenge for adults to read 12 books in 2020. To make it fun and a little bit challenging, Suzanne has created 12 different categories of books to read – and these categories might not be what you’d expect!
For help completing the challenge, try our book recommendations for these categories.
The categories can be read in any order. The 12 categories are:
Track your progress using the Wichita Public Library's reading program site, Beanstack. If you've never registered for one of our reading programs online, sign up on the website by filling out some basic information, and then you can enroll yourself in #ReadICT and other Wichita Public Library reading and activity programs like the Winter Reading Challenge.
Download the free Beanstack Tracker app to track your progress from your Android or Apple mobile device.
If you prefer to track your progress by paper, download and print a paper reading log . Your completed printed log can be returned to any Wichita Public Library location.
Share your love of reading with others taking the challenge:
Looking for an extra reading challenge in the new year? We're excited to announce our participation in the Winter Reading Challenge this January, hosted by our reading tracker app, Beanstack, and sponsored by Penguin Random House.
Your goal is to read at least two books between January 1-31 and log your titles on the Beanstack app. Top libraries across the country will compete for top prizes, including author visits and money for the library's collection. Your participation will help celebrate literacy in Wichita.