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.

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