Beanstack allows you to: · Keep track of each family member's reading logs, activities, and rewards on one account.· Log reading from home or on the go. · See recommended events at the library and register right from the site · Read and write book reviews of the books you've read! Registration coming soon! SIGN UP FOR AN ACCOUNT AND LET THE FUN BEGIN!
Everyone is encouraged to participate-- Parents/Guardians,start by registering yourself and filling out the required fields. You will be listed as the "Account Creator".
Please choose Adult as the Grade Level for those 19+.
You'll then be prompted to enter information for your spouse/other adults in your family and then children as Readers.
Register for the challenge/program that you are interested in (note: only challenges that you are eligible for will be visible).
You're all set! Let the fun begin.
Click the Log Reading and Activities button in the upper left corner of your screen. Choose minutes as the logging type.
The calendar defaults to the current day but can be changed if you wish to track specific days you/your family read.
For those logging minutes (not books) you can log reading time in minutes or hours. You can log for an individual reader or for everyone at the same time--choose all readers under "Select the Profile".
You have the option of entering the title and author and submitting Book Reviews from here as well.
You will earn a virtual badge for each level you complete.
Visit the library to redeem your prizes!
Other Beanstack Features - Programs: shows programs available for the Reader (based on age). - Badges: shows earned badges when you have completed achievements in a program. - Reviews: shows the peer/age-appropriate reviews that you and other library patrons have written. - The Log: shows what books (number of books/minutes, title, and author) the Reader has logged. - Switch Readers: Allows for easy switching between all Reader accounts. - Personalize: Edit information, email notifications, or deactivate a reader’s account.