Reading Challenges

10 to Try Annual Reading Challenge

Sign up online March 1 – December 31, 2021

Allow us to treat you to 10 different genres and topics! For adults and teens (ages 12 & up).

How It Works

  • Read books on 10 different themes anytime between March 1 – December 31.
  • Enjoy a book of your choice within each topic or click a badge in the challenge to select a title from reading lists curated by our librarians.
  • Complete 10 books to pick up your prize!


  • Complete the challenge to win a free 10 to Try tote bag.
  • Prize pick up is available from May 3, 2021 – January 7, 2022 at the Information Desk.

Sign Up

On a computer?

On a tablet or mobile device?

  • Download the Beanstack app on Google Play or the Apple App Store.
  • Search for "Ela Area Public Library."
  • Register and select 10 to Try to join the challenge.

Multiple readers? Families can sign up together on one account.

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Log your reading

Log each book you read to earn digital badges. Complete 10 and pick up your prize!

Need help?

Email or call 847-438-3433 x0.


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