Reading Challenge 

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Form a team and register individually or as a group for Newport News Public Library’s Winter Reading Program, The Big Family Freeze. Read books, complete group activities, and win cool prizes. The more books read and the more activities completed, the more chances your team will have to win. Read together, spend quality time together, and win! Don’t forget to share your progress on social media by using #nnplreads. 

Register here beginning January 11th and submit your entries beginning January 18th. Teams can have up to ten participants of all ages; team members must be VA residents.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Get ready to learn to love reading with the 1000 books before kindergarten challenge! Just register, log the title of each book, and come to the library along the way for special prizes. There's even a celebration when you finish!

Beanstack Mobile App

Access your Beanstack account from your mobile device to complete challenges and log your reading minutes!

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