BookPoints Orientation

We've prepared a detailed outline of what to expect once you sign up for BookPoints hosting.

When? Who? What? Where?
Day 1  You!

Identify who will be participating on your Summer Reading Setup/Admin Team. 

This is usually 1-2 people in a small library system and can be up to four people in a large library system.  This group will be responsible for:

  • setting up your BookPoints site during the spring,
  • showing your fellow staff members how BookPoints works, and
  • answering questions from patrons and staff members throughout the summer
Your library!
Day 1 Setup/Admin Team Setup interview/email with BookPoints Support.  We'll discuss your options for your website's URL (eg., YOURSITE.bookpoints.org) and outline the setup process. Email or phone conversation
Day 2 BookPoints Support Team We will create your website at your preferred URL, e.g., YOURSITE.bookpoints.org. We will email the administrator username and password to the Setup Team. Your BookPoints site, e.g., https://YOURSITE.bookpoints.org
Day 2 Setup/Admin Team Print out the 2020 Planning Worksheets and work together to complete them. https://bookpoints.org/resources/planning-worksheet
Day 2 Setup/Admin Team Read the BookPoints documentation. https://bookpoints.org/documentation
Days 3 - 5 Setup/Admin Team Begin setting up your summer reading websites, contacting us for assistance as needed.  We'll work with you to make sure your site is ready and your staff trained before your summer reading program begins! Your BookPoints site, e.g., https://YOURSITE.bookpoints.org
Whenever! Setup/Admin Team Got questions?  Visit our support page to contact us via phone, email, or web chat! https://bookpoints.org/support