News and Announcements

  • January 25, 2019

    Library of Congress - Children's Books

    The Library of Congress has digitized many beautiful 19th- and 20th-Century children's picture books - they're free for any library to use in any way.  Print them out, download them to an e-reader or tablet, or embed them in your BookPoints application!  
  • January 24, 2019

    2019 Space Header Template

    The 2019 default space header installed on your site (visible at https://demo.bookpoints.org) can be replaced with one using your library's name!  Download the image below and open it with your favorite graphic editor.  (You can also use Google Draw or Canva to edit it directly.)  Put your own library's name on it or use it as-is.
  • January 23, 2019

    "Summer at Your Library" - Outcomes and Outreach Toolkit

    Looking to plan your summer reading program with outcomes and outreach measurement initiatives?  This online toolkit from the California Library Association has all the information that you need to get started!   
  • January 23, 2019

    BookPoints 2019 - General Set #1

    Image of a star and the words "Five star reader"
    This collection of icons includes a number of topical badges (sports, pets, outdoors, etc.) as well as generic congratulatory badges (champion, five-star reader, etc.).  These icons can be used by any library!  Public Domain / Creative Commons Zero.
  • January 23, 2019

    NASA Graphics Badge Set (2019)

    picture of Mars
    This badge set was created by BookPoints staff based on public domain NASA graphics and can be used by any library!
  • March 26, 2018

    2018 Music - Misc

    guitar badge
    Un-numbered miscellaneous music-themed badges, created by The BookPoints Team, able to be used by any library.
  • March 26, 2018

    Music 01 - Numbered

    A set of ten numbered badges with a fun, musical theme!  Released for use by any library.
  • February 27, 2018

    Certificate Report Preview

    screenshot of sample completion certificate

    Interested in providing your readers with a certificate of achievement?  Check out this year's certificate template!  These can be printed on-demand in the library by staff when readers claim their final prizes.  The library text is customizable, as is the reader name font.

  • February 08, 2018

    Header Template Examples - Set 2018-01

    Here are some options for colorful header logo / site name graphics!  These are intended to replace the "your logo here" logo placeholder, as well as the site name and tagline/slogan in the header.  You can easily add your own library's name to the graphics using Canva or Google Draw.  You can read detailed instructions in our documentation.
  • January 25, 2018

    BookPoints 2018 - Level Badge Set #1

    This is a set of 10 numbered level badges, suitable for a program of any age.  Created by the BookPoints team and released for use by all public libraries.