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1,000 Books B4 Kindergarten is fun and easy!

Enjoy reading with your child! Help them develop valuable skills and discover a love of books.

Research shows that reading books and sharing stories are two of the best ways to help children develop the language skills they need to enter school ready to learn.

Click on the button below to get started and log reading as you go!

How it Works

Register your child online.

Track reading with the online book log.

Earn rewards as you go and get a certificate when you complete the program!

Get the Beanstack Tracker App

Track books and reading activities on the go!

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Click here for video tutorials and help getting started.


Who can participate?
Any child can participate from birth until entering kindergarten.

How long will it take to read 1,000 books?
Go at your own pace! If you read one book a day, it will take 3 years.  If you read 3 books a day, it will take 1 year.

What can I count?
All books and stories count! Log all the books you read with your child plus count stories that your child hears at the library, in preschool or daycare, or at other activities.  You can count a book or story more than once!

How do I keep track?
Use the online book log to record reading activities. You can also get the app for Android or Apple.

More Early Literacy Resources

Visit your library to borrow books and check out other resources to help your child get ready to read.
Click on the links below to find ebooks, eaudio, and more early learning resources!