Read Across Time Challenge


This Winter & Spring, our Read Across Time Challenge dares you to explore the deep past and the far future through books.

A good book can transport you to another place or time. Share your favourites with your friends.

The challenge takes place January 1 to May 31, 2022 and is for ages 13 and up.


Pick up or download the Challenge Booklet

Pick up a Read Across Time booklet from your nearest library or download the booklet [PDF] to your computer. 


Or, Sign up for the Challenge online

Sign up for the challenge through Beanstack, a website and app that you can use to track your reading and completed activities! View our Beanstack Tutorial for details.   



Explore history by reading whatever you choose. Read at least one book from each category listed in the booklet or on Beanstack. 

Books can be in any format. Graphic novels, audio books, eBooks all count!

Get inspired with these book suggestions

Enter to win

Submission and prize details can be found on the Challenge booklet or when you join the online challenge on Beanstack.