The library uses an online program called Beanstack. This program allows you to keep track of the books you've read and participate in various challenges. This is a fun and laid-back way to safely participate in library programs throughout the year.
Signing up with Beanstack
Getting started with Beanstack is easy! You can download the app to your device or visit our* Beanstack page to get started. Follow the steps to create an account for yourself and your family so you can participate in our reading challenges!
Watch this video to see how to create an account and join challenges.
*Each library has a separate Beanstack website. If you have a Beanstack account set up with your school library or another public library you will need to create one for Howard Miller Public Library.
To quickly log books on the website:
You can also review books that you've finished and see your reviews on the homepage of Beanstack. Share why you would recommend that book with others in our community or find your next read by looking through the reviews!