Get Started with myON

Guides and tips to help students and families get reading on myON.

Logging In

Students follow these steps to log in and start using myON:

  1. Go to
  2. Select myON Login.
  3. Start typing your school name and select it from the drop-down list.
  4. Enter your user name, then your password. Select Sign In.
  5. Note: Each student has a unique user name. Ask your teacher if you need help. Passwords are case-sensitive.

  6. The first time you log in, the Interest Inventory will open.
  7. Primary Students

    For each category on the page, choose the face that shows how interested you are in that category. When you finish, select Save at the top or bottom of the page.

    Older Students

    For each category on the page, choose the circle that shows how interested you are in books in that category. The circle farthest to the left shows the least interest; the circle farthest to the right shows the most interest. When you finish, select Save at the top or bottom of the page.

    Books in the student's recommended library are based on the student's level of interest in the eleven categories. Interests can always be changed after the initial inventory choices.

Finding Books in the Library

Select Library at the top of the myON window to start looking for books.

Recommended Books

Select Recommended to see books that are recommended to you based on your year and your Interest Inventory. (Your Star score is also used if it is available.)

You will see a few book ideas at the top of the page. The book shown will change after a few seconds, but you can also use the arrows to see the next or last book.

You will also see many categories of recommended books, including Books in your ZPD (your reading range), top picks, new books, books popular with students in your year and books about the topics you chose as interesting to you. Choose the arrow in a row to see more books.

You can select the drop-down list in the last "Because I Like" group of recommended books to choose a different category.

If you want to change the interests you chose, select Edit your interests above the recommended books.

To see more information about a book, move the mouse cursor over the book. To open the book and start reading it, select the button. To see information about the book, select the button. To add the book to myList, select the button. To take an Accelerated Reader Quiz, select the button.

If you click the button, a window with information about the book will open.

Next to each piece of information on the right, you can click to see more books like this one. For example, you could find more books from the same book series by clicking the icon next to the Book Series name.

To see more information about the book, click . You can see the author, the audio length, the ATOS book level, the AR quiz number and the copyright date.

To see book reviews, click .


Select Browse to choose books by category.

Choose one of the categories to see books in that category. Then, choose a subcategory.

You will see the books in that category. If you select the (filter) icon, you can also choose whether to see only fiction books, only non-fiction or only graphic novels.


myList shows the books that you added using the button when you hover over a book, the button when viewing a book's information or the button when reading a book. It is a good place to save books that you are interested in reading.


Select Search to look for books by title, author or other book information. You can also choose to find books that are fiction or nonfiction, books with certain book or reading levels, books for your year group or types of stories. For more information, see Using Filters When Searching.

Seeing Your Progress

A dashboard shows students goals and how many minutes they have read this week and month, how many books they have finished, and how many pages they have read. For more information, see Student Dashboard and Targets.

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Student Profile Report (Student Access)

Students and parents can print a profile report to see a visual snapshot of their personalised reading activity. See Student Profile Report (Student Access).

myON Apps

Get myON apps for iPad, Android, Kindle and Chrome apps.

Book Annotations

Students have access to literacy tools such as highlighter, brush and sticky notes.

Book Annotations (Early Years)

Book Annotations (Middle Years)

Book Annotations (Upper Years)