WRL offers in-person reading programs for kids and tweens such as book clubs, reading with therapy dogs, and the Battle of the Books. Click on any box for more information, and check the calendar at wrl.org/events for the most current dates.

WRL also offers online reading challenges year-round through Beanstack, for kids from birth through high school. Participants can sign up, log their reading, write reviews, get reading recommendations based on their reading habits, and sometimes earn prizes or rewards. Participating in these challenges is a great way for kids and families to establish a daily reading habit. Click on any box for more information or to go to wrl.beanstack.org to register.

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Birth – Preschool

Ongoing in Beanstack

Read 1,000 books to your little one before kindergarten.

Birth – Grade 12

January 1 – February 28 in Beanstack

Earn points to build a 3-D snowman!

Beginning & Intermediate Readers

Monthly

Therapy dogs provide an encouraging audience for children to practice reading.

Ages 5 – 8

Monthly

Celebrate learning to read in our youngest book club.

Grades 4 – 8

Annually

Read books and participate in a trivia competition.

In BeTWEEN the Pages tween book club

Ages 9 – 12

Monthly

Tweens gather to chat and discuss books.

Teens – Adults

Monthly

Adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities meet to enjoy books.