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.

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.

Kindergarten – 12th Grade

September 1 – 30 in Beanstack

Log 10 hours of reading to be entered into a drawing for a $10 Amazon gift card!

Grades 4 – 8

Annually

Read books and participate in a trivia competition.

Ages 9 – 12

Monthly

Tweens gather to chat and discuss books.

Ages 14+

Ongoing in Beanstack

Complete activities to prepare basic skills for entering the workforce.

Teens – Adults

Monthly

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

Looking for reading material? We’ve got booklists for all ages.

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fast-paced scary books

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Need more help? Use the links below to request personalized book recommendations or ask for learning resources.

This month’s featured booklist: