Shrewsbury Public Library

Newbery and Caldecott Reading Challenge

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Newbery & Caldecott Reading Challenge

Dive into incredible Newbery and Caldecott award-winning authors and illustrators. Log your reading to earn badges. Reading will also earn you raffle tickets which you can enter to win the 2023 Newbery and Caldecott winning books.

To Participate:

  • Kids should be between ages 5 and 12. 
  • Create a FREE account through Beanstack
  • Enroll in the Newbery and Caldecott Reading Challenge. The challenge officially starts January 10th and goes through February 28th.
  • Log the Newbery and Caldecott winning books you read. The past 10 years of winners are on Beanstack for you to pick from.
  • Throughout the program participants will be rewarded virtual badges and virtual raffle tickets to enter into two drawings.

  • Library Hours:

    Library Hours:

    Monday: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
    Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
    Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
    Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m
    Friday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Sunday: October through May
    1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Please see our Hours and Closings Page for more information.

  • Contact Us:

    Contact Us:

    Tel: 508-841-8609
    email: splreference@cwmars.org
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  • Find us:

    Find Us:

    Shrewsbury Public Library
    609 Main Street
    Shrewsbury, MA 01545