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Summer Reading Club 2021/2022

This summer why not escape into a book! And no better place to find one is at your library!

Summer Reading Club is back at City of Parramatta Libraries. We invite everyone to read, write, create and participate in some puzzle challenges.

This year the Summer Reading Club is open to all children aged 4 and above, teens and adults from 1 December 2021 – 31 January 2022.

We would love to see people browsing and borrowing from our library’s great collections. So grab a booklet, grab your children, parents, grandparents and friends, and have fun reading together this school holidays!

Not a library member? Membership is free. 


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What a great way to engage children and families to enjoy reading and having lots of fun this summer.

Children Summer Reading Challenges Online (4-14 years)

 

Keep the kids engaged this summer by encouraging them to join our online Summer Reading Club. Over the summer between 1st December 2021 and 31st January 2022, complete 15 challenges including reading, writing, drawing and more to receive badges, certificates and prizes. The Kids Summer Reading Challenge is open to library members aged between 4 and 14 years.

How it works:
Sign up via the Parra Library Beanstack website. (NB: A valid library card number is required).

For every 5 challenges completed a certificate and minor prize is awarded (these will be available to download via Beanstack). Minor prizes can be collected from your local Parramatta Library branch by showing staff your certificate from 1 January 2022.

There are 15 challenges in total.  Once all 15 challenges are complete, participants qualify to enter the major prize draw. An entry form* is available to download from Beanstack once all challenges are completed. Major Prizes will be drawn in February.

Completed entry forms can be handed in at any City of Parramatta Libraries branch or emailed to librarycomps@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au 

Minor Prizes: 1 x Lucky Dip Craft Kit; 1 x $5 Dymocks Voucher; 1 x book

Major Prizes: 6 x $50 Coles Myer Vouchers and 2 x Family Passes to Riverside Theatres.

Please read the full Terms & Conditions before entering this competition.*

Young Adult Summer Reading & Puzzle Challenge (15-17 years)


The Young Adult Summer Reading Challenge is open to library members aged 15 to 17 years. Over the summer complete as many or as little of the challenges as you can. Each challenge completed earns you one entry into the major prize giveaways!

Pick up your copy of the ‘Young Adult Summer Reading & Puzzle Challenge
booklet, download a copy or enter online via Parra Library Beanstack. Check out our Beanstack FAQs.

For every challenge completed, you will receive one entry into the major prize draw. Complete one challenge, and you get one entry into the major prize draw, complete all 12 challenges and you will receive 12 entries into the major prize draw, yippee!

Completed entry forms can be handed in at any City of Parramatta Libraries branch or emailed to librarycomps@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

Adult Summer Reading & Puzzle Challenge (18+)


Looking for a fun way to read more and keep your mind active this summer?

The adult Reading Challenge is open to library members 18+, and over the summer complete as many or as little of the challenges as you can. Each challenge completed earns you one entry into the major prize giveaways!

The competition opens Wednesday 1 December 2021 and closes Monday 31 January 2022. Entries received after this date will not be accepted.

Pick up your copy of the ‘Adult Summer Reading & Puzzle Challenge‘ booklet, download a copy or enter online via Parra Library Beanstack. Check out our Beanstack FAQs

Further information go to the library’s Parra Reads Blog Summer Reading & Puzzle Challenges | Parra Reads (nsw.gov.au)


Join the reading challenge and discover new and exciting ways to keep reading all summer long!