Embark on a Literary Journey with Gila County Libraries and Beanstack
Beanstack is an innovative, user-friendly web and mobile application designed to encourage reading and learning in people of all ages. Developed specifically for libraries and schools, Beanstack offers a customizable platform where users can track their reading, participate in challenges, and discover great books. Whether you’re a voracious reader or just getting started, Beanstack makes reading engaging and fun for everyone.
Your Reading Adventure, Anytime, Anywhere
Beanstack seamlessly blends accessibility and convenience for readers. It’s easily accessible through any web browser, allowing a smooth experience from your computer. For those on the move, the Beanstack mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play for Android users and the Apple App Store for iOS users. This flexibility ensures you can continue your reading journey with Gila County Libraries, no matter your location or device. With its user-friendly interface, Beanstack simplifies tracking your reading, engaging in library challenges, and exploring new books.
For the following Libraries, use this link.
-Hayden Public Library
-San Carlos Public Library
-Tonto Basin Public Library
-Young Public Library
Your Guide to Navigating and Enjoying the Library's Reading Platform
What is Beanstack?
Beanstack is an online platform used by libraries for reading and literacy programs. It allows tracking of reading and activities on a computer, smartphone, or tablet, and carries over accounts to subsequent programs.
How do I sign up for Beanstack?
You can register as an individual or a family on Beanstack’s web version by providing basic personal information. Email and phone number are not mandatory but recommended for account recovery purposes. You can add multiple family members to one account.
Is Beanstack available on mobile devices?
Can I participate in reading challenges through Beanstack?
Yes, once registered, you can join available challenges from your homepage and start logging your reading to participate.
How does Beanstack track my reading?
Beanstack allows you to log books by scanning their barcodes, or manually by title. You can log reading as minutes or books, and book reviews are optional but encouraged. There’s a feature to log activities as well.
Is Beanstack suitable for all ages?
Beanstack is designed for all ages, offering challenges for both adults and children.
Can I get book recommendations through Beanstack?
Beanstack provides book lists curated by librarians which can be found in the ‘Recommendations’ section. You can add books from these lists to your Wish List for future reading.
Is there a cost to use Beanstack?
No, Beanstack is completely free to use.
Who can I contact for help with Beanstack?
For assistance, you can contact your library directly. Additionally, Beanstack offers a Help section on their website and app where you can search for answers to common questions.