Keep cozy with reading and help our town win the trophy in the tri-town Brrrrwicks Adult Winter Reading Challenge!


Read (or listen to audiobooks) to win points for our town and tickets so you can enter a drawing for a chance to win an iPad mini, a $100 Barnes and Noble gift card, or a $100 Hannaford gift card.


Adult readers with a library card from the Berwick, South Berwick, or North Berwick public libraries may participate either online through Beanstack (register here through the South Berwick Public Library's Beanstack site) or with a paper version of the Winter Reading Challenge that can be DOWNLOADED HERE or picked up at the library during business hours. 

There are two different versions of the challenge available: Chillin' at the Base with a Good Book or Race to the Peak. Pick one challenge or try to complete both!


CHALLENGE 1: Chillin' at the Base with a Good Book Challenge

Read any adult and/or young adult books of your choosing. For every 5 books you complete, you will earn 1 ticket to enter for a chance to win prizes and 1 point for your town’s climbing team to advance up the mountain.  Repeat as often as you like. Need more space than is on the form to record your reading? An extension form with space to record 40 more books is available HERE.

CHALLENGE 2: Race to the Peak Challenges

Read adult and/or young adult books that match the reading prompts. Complete a set of 5 reading prompts and earn 3 tickets you can enter for a chance to win prizes, plus 3 points to help your town’s climbing team surge toward the peak. 



Race to the Peak Reading Prompts #1

  • Read a book set in wintertime

  • Read a book by an author you have never heard of before.

  • Read a graphic novel (any age level)

  • Pick a book with a friend to read together and talk about during the winter.

  • Read an award-winning book


Race to the Peak Reading Prompts #2

  • Non-fiction readers -  read a fiction book, fiction readers - read a non-fiction book.

  • Read a book you meant to read in 2020

  • Read a book not by an author from the USA

  • Read a book with a great cover

  • Ask for a recommendation from your library’s staff


Race to the peak Reading Prompts #3

  • Pick a book from a “Best Books of 2020” list

  • Read a book from a genre you think you don’t like

  • Read a recommendation from a friend or family

  • Read a book by or about a person of color

  • Read a book that takes you out of this world