New Year, New You Challenge
Logo for the New Year, New You Challenge


It's a New Year, New You! Time to explore some new experiences and challenges.  Join our Winter challenge! Complete simple tasks over 8 weeks and create new healthy habits for life.  Starts January 1 and runs until February 28, 2022.

We will use Beanstack, a website and app, to track completed activities and share resources and reading lists to earn badges and tickets to enter to win prizes at the start of the year.

Complete this Beanstack challenge and summit your earned tickets by March 8th to be entered into the prize draws:

  • Stationary Gift Pack (includes a journal, pen, and stationary set)
  • Tea Gift Pack (includes an infused travel tea mug and a collection of teas)
  • Indoor Garden Kit (includes a small indoor garden growing kit)
  • $50 SportCheck Gift Card
  • $50 Real Canadian Superstore Gift Card
  • $50 Indigo Bookstore Gift Card

Sign in to view the challenge and activities

At the end of the challenge, please fill out our survey to help us learn more about what worked, what you liked, and how we can improve.  The survey is available February 18-March 8.

Please note:

  1. This challenge and activities can only be completed once per person.
  2. You must have a valid ORL card to participate. Don't have a card? Sign up for one online or at your local library branch!

If you are not able to participate online, drop by your local library branch to pick-up a paper version to join in the fun.  With the paper version, if ticket allocation is not specified, they will be evenly distributed among the prize draws.  Please return your paper tracker to a branch by March 8th.

Participation in the New Year, New You Challenge is open to all adult Okanagan Regional Library card holders.  However, according to ORL Board Policy & Regulations, ORL Employees and Board Members and their immediate families are not eligible to enter these prize draws.

Reading Lists

The challenge features 8 reading lists.  To get a sneak peek check them out here:

Track your activities with Beanstack, online or through the app

It's easy to take part in the New Year, New You Challenge with Beanstack! 

View Tutorial

Download the Beanstack Tracker App

Get the app for free from your app store, available for:

  • iPads and iPhones running iOS 14.1 or newer from the App Store.  
  • Android tablets and smartphones running Android 4.1 or newer from Google Play