How do I get started?
Head to BEANSTACK to register from May 20 through July 31 for Summer Reading and record your books through Beanstack! You can also use the Beanstack app for Apple or Android devices.
If you’ve already created a Beanstack account for summer reading or the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program, please use your original account—you can reset your password if you do not remember it.
Create an account on BEANSTACK by clicking “Register an Individual or Family.”
Parents and caregivers create their own accounts, then create and manage reading accounts for their children by clicking the arrow next to their name in the upper left-hand corner of the screen and then selecting “Add a Reader.”
Adults reading on their own should register themselves as an Individual.
If you have questions about creating an account or registering for Summer Reading, please call 770-532-3311, or email us at
Record Your Reading & Activities
to Earn Points
Use Beanstack from your computer or download the Beanstack app to track your books read, activities completed, and badges earned from May 20 to July 31.
To record books using Beanstack on your computer, log into your Beanstack account through the Hall County Library website, select the reader you are recording for in the upper left and click “Log Reading and Activities.” All reading counts! Books, magazines, eBooks and even audiobooks!
For babies through preschoolers, earn 10 points for each picture book you read.
Children can receive points for reading a book more than once!
For elementary school children through adults, select the specific reader and log “Minutes.”
Enter the amount of time you spent reading (one point for every minute read!) You can also earn points and badges for activity challenges and using library services. Click “Activities” to log these points. Click “Close” to return to the home screen and see your points and badges earned!
Babies, Children and Teens
Earn a Prize at 100, 250 and 500 Points!
All preschool and elementary participants receive an adult pass to INK Interactive Neighborhood for Kids just for registering for SRP.
Summer Reading participants in the Preschool, Elementary, and Teen programs who earn 100, 250 and 500 points can come in and select a cool prize each time from our prize menu from May 31 through July 31.
When you reach the Hall County Library Summer Reading Goal of 500 points, all youth participants will also receive a color changing cup and their first grand prize online raffle ticket!
Beanstack will send an email with instructions to visit the library to pick up your prizes. Prizes may be claimed at the library between June 1 and July 31 while supplies last.
Babies through preschoolers can choose from a shaky egg, storytime scarf, tropical fish bubbles, fish finger puppet, Chick-fil-A treat, Wendy’s treat, Texas Roadhouse kid’s meal or rubber duckie!
Elementary students can choose from a pop it fidget toy, real shark tooth, mochi squishy, mini block building kit, rubber duckie, Chick-fil-A treat, Wendy’s meal or Texas Roadhouse kid’s meal!
Middle and High School students can choose from funky stickers, a mochi squishy, wristlet keychains, pop it fidget toys, QuikTrip soft drink, coffee or freezie drink or a Chick-fil-A treat!
Grand Prize Raffles for Babies, Children and Teens:
Earn one entry into a grand prize drawing of your choice when you reach the Summer Reading Goal of 500 points. Earn additional raffle tickets if you keep reading, for every 500 points after that, up to a total of five entries for the summer! Don’t forget to redeem your raffle tickets on the Beanstack site by July 31!
Adults, Earn Grand Prize Raffle Entries at 120 points!
Adults receive a grand prize online raffle ticket for every 120 points earned, up to five for the summer, that can be redeemed for a chance to win a variety of great prizes!
Don’t forget to redeem them online on the Beanstack site by July 31!
Grand Prize Options!
Preschool participants could win: Tickets for 6 to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 5 frozen treats from La Mejor de Michoacan, Round the Town Rug and Car Set, Pet Vet Play Set, Melissa and Doug Fold and Go Barn, M&D Take Along Kingdom, M&D Take-Along Horse Show Stable, Tabletop Puppet Theater and Pet Buddies Puppet Set!
Elementary participants could win: Gwinnett Stripers Tickets for 4, Tickets for 6 to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 5 frozen treats from La Mejor de Michoacan, Liberty Candy Company $50 Treat Basket, Magnetic U.S. Map, Botley the Coding Robot, Lego 3 in 1 Deep Sea Creatures Kit, TurboPOP STEM Challenge!
Middle and High School participants could win: Tickets for 6 to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, A Bubble Bees $10 Gift Card and Boba Basket, Dinner for 2 at Chipotle, Diletto Bakery $25 gift card, 5 frozen treats from La Mejor de Michoacan, Dominos $20 gift card, Dunkin Donuts $20 gift card, Regal Cinemas $50 gift card, Keurig Classic Single Serve Coffee Maker and K Cup Basket!
Adult participants could win: Atlanta Botanical Gardens tickets for 6, Bubble Bees $10 Gift Card, Dinner for 2 at Chipotle, Diletto Bakery $25 gift card, 5 frozen treats from La Mejor de Michoacan, Chicken Salad Chick Free Chick Specials, Beast Sports Center 6 Month Membership plus all adult classes, Iron Rose dessert and home design books, Spa on Green Street $90 gift card, Tap It Growlers 1 Day Venue Rental, Tipsy Gamer all day arcade pass, Upsy Daisy gift bag with Christian coloring book, treats and more.