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Beanstack

Beanstack is a book tracking software (like a Fitbit for reading). You can track your reading, write book reviews, and participate in interesting reading challenges to earn digital badges and prizes, too!

How do I sign up?

 
1. Go to our Beanstack website: newportbeachlibrary.beanstack.com/reader365

2. Click on “Register an Individual or Family.”

3. Fill in your info! Beanstack allows families to be linked together, so all family members can be accessed with one login.

Is there an app?

 
Yes! Go to your device’s app store, search for "Beanstack Tracker", and follow these steps:

1. Search for LIBRARY.

2. Click on our library.

3. Follow the steps to register!

 New! Friends & Leaderboards

read with friends on beanstack Through the friends and leaderboards feature, you can add other readers as friends. Friends can then view each other's reading logs and statistics, challenge histories, and recent reading progress, as well as compete with each other on their leaderboards. Learn more about getting started with Friends & Leaderboards.

Get Personalized Book Recommendations!

Not sure what to read next? Beanstack’s integration with the library’s catalog will send you weekly personalized book recommendations. All you have to do is opt-in! Learn how to set up your personalized book recommendations.

Year-Round Reading Challenges

100 Books Before Graduation — NEW!

Read 100 books before graduating high school, log your reading in Beanstack, and earn prizes!

Every June, we will have a prize drawing for everyone who has read 25, 50, 75, or 100 books! Read more throughout the year to reach a higher prize level.

100 books before graduation program

1000 books before kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a year-round reading program designed to help parents prepare their children for school.

Any child who has not yet entered kindergarten can participate. Log reading, earn digital badges and prizes all along the way.


 bookworms reading challenge

Bookworms

Every bookworm needs their brain food! Feed your mind by tracking the books you read and earn new digital badges.