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Join our online reading community, Beanstack. 

Beanstack is a digital platform that monitors and encourages reading. It rewards reading with virtual badges and achievements.Beanstack 1

Features include...

  • Log reading books and minutes
  • Monitor streaks of reading (consecutive days)
  • Write book reviews
  • Receive book recommendations of books in our catalogue).
  • Engage in challenges and activities

You may even win a prize from one of our challenges.

The whole family can share the same account, with each reader having their own profile.


Visit Beanstack to sign up online

Or sign up through the App
  • Search for and download the Beanstack Tracker from your app/play store
  • Open the app
  • Choose Library as the Organisation
  • Search for Centralhawkesbay
  • Touch Sign up!
  • Register

For online turtorials on how to download the Beanstack and and sign up CLICK HERE

Have a particular challenge you’d like to see us run? We’re more than happy to take suggestions – email us at or speak to one of our staff.

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