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Beanstack on Laptop and Smartphone

Our libraries are using an amazing online tool to help readers 

discover books and track their reading. With Beanstack patrons can:

  • participate in PRLS's reading challenges, earn badges, and win prizes.

  • register a family under one account

  • get emails with book recommendations and events matched to your age and interests.

  • track your reading by books and/or minutes.

Current Challenge Highlights:

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Newly revamped for 2024!!

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There are 4 House Cup Reading Challenges that compete to have the most participation. The current winner (as of 01.31.24) is 

Gryffindor with the most readers logging and the most badges earned!

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For JCSS middle and high school students only. 

How Do I Get Started? 

A library card is not needed to register, but it sure is handy for getting the best books! Follow the instructions below to get started. 

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Head to and scroll down to register or sign in


If you're new to Beanstack, register either yourself or your child.


Choose the challenge (or challenges!) you want to join. 


Click Log Reading and Activities to track your progress!

Download the Beanstack Tracker app, open it, and select library, school, or bookstore.

Log in to your account or sign up for a new one!

Search for your local library and select the Piedmont Regional

Library System.

Log reading, complete activities, or write reviews.

Find and join reading challenges.

If you're using the Beanstack Tracker app on a mobile device:

If you're using Beanstack on a computer or your phone's browser:

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Scan this code with your phone camera to download the Beanstack Tracker app!

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