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Reading Adventures for Youth and Adults

Participate in Fairfax County Public Library's reading activities! Last Updated: Jun 18, 2024 2:21 PM

Logging Books

LOGGING BOOKS

  1. Go to fairfaxcounty.beanstack.org.
  2. Sign into your account. From there, you will be taken to the Reader Dashboard.
  3. If you have more than one reader in your account: Look in the upper right-hand corner of the Reader Dashboard and choose the name of the reader for whom you are entering information.
  4. Click Log Reading in the top right corner of dashboard.
  5. Select Log Books.
  6. Select a day. 
  7. Enter the how many reads read, the title and author.
  8. Click Log Reading.
  9. If this is reading is part of a Reading Challenge that you are registered for, you will earn a badge. 
  10. Click Log Reading to save information. Click the X in the upper right corner to exit.

NOTE:

It is possible to go back and log reading on previous days.

Logging Time Read:

  1. Go to fairfaxcounty.beanstack.org
  2. Sign into your account. From there, you will be taken to the Reader Dashboard.
  3. If you have more than one reader in your account: Look in the upper right-hand corner of the Reader Dashboard and choose the name of the reader for whom you are entering information.
  4. Click Log Reading.
  5. Select Log Minutes to begin logging time read.
  6. Log information about what has been read. Make sure time is entered as hours and minutes (e.g., 1 hour, 10 minutes; 20 minutes; 35 minutes, etc.). Time you log will be counted towards the reading goals of the challenge, meaning you will earn badges. At this time, you may also write a review for your book.
  7. Click Log Reading to save information. Click the X in the upper right corner to exit.

Completing Activities:

  1. Go to fairfaxcounty.beanstack.org.
  2. Sign into your account. From there, you will be taken to the Reader Dashboard.
  3. If you have more than one reader in your account: Look in the upper right-hand corner of the Reader Dashboard and choose the name of the reader for whom you are entering information.
  4. Click Log Reading and Activities.
  5. Select Activities.
  6. Choose an Activity badge. Review and check the completed activities.
  7. Once you complete the activities. You will earn a badge.

NOTE:

Badges are grayscale until you have earned them.

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