Get better results from your summer and school-year reading programs.

Create, manage, and measure reading programs with easy-to-use tools. Readers enjoy a delightful experience through a beautiful website and mobile app.

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We believe in the unparalleled power of reading, learning, and libraries. We create simple, delightful products that help motivate communities to read more.

Run engaging, hassle-free reading programs.

Stay focused on what you do best. Beanstack is built around…

Useful Features
Intuitive Design
Outstanding Customer Service

Beanstack is designed to…

Encourage Independent Reading
Drive Circulation
Increase Visits to the Library
 
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Easily Design Your Site and Custom Reading Programs

With Beanstack's reading program creation tool, you can design reading challenges based on having participants log their reading, complete activities, and/or post reviews. We regularly provide templates for winter reading, Black History Month, Read Across America Day, and other times of year.

 
 
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Help Participants Register, Track, and Achieve

Readers of all ages can register in seconds as individuals, a family, or classroom. Beanstack makes it easy for them to earn virtual badges and real-world prizes by keeping track of their reading. Readers can also post book reviews and keep track of activities they complete along the way.

 
 
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Provide Service & Gain Insights

Your staff gains tools that help you sign people up, log their reading, and redeem their prizes. Individual staff members may have added control over functions like creating reading lists and running drawings. And your central office gains access to hundreds of reports breaking down participation and helping you draw valuable insights.

 
 
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Fitbit for Reading: Beanstack Tracker App

 

This one-of-a-kind app lets patrons time reading sessions, log books by scanning their ISBN numbers, keep a log of current and past reading, track daily reading stats, and achieve streaks for reading multiple days in a row.  All while these same patrons participate in summer reading, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, #WinterRead, and other reading challenges at your library.

 
 
 

Plus, Unique Features to Further Engage Readers

 
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Personalized Recommendations

Beanstack sends each reader a weekly email or text message recommending a book and event based on the reader's age, interests, and over 1,300 tags curated by librarians.

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Templates of Engaging Reading Programs

 

Our team of educators and reading specialists regularly creates template reading programs that clients can copy and customize as they choose.

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Written & Picture Reviews

Readers within your library, school, or organization can post and like written reviews along with photos or videos, called "Picture Reviews," to help other readers discover their next book.

 

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