The Big Summer Read is back for another year! Join the fun, we want Casey kids to keep reading over Summer.
How it works
The Big Summer Read Challenge runs from Friday 1 December 2023 to Wednesday 31 January 2024.
The aim of the challenge is for children to read and log as many books as they can over Summer.
Children will need to read and log a minimum of 10 books between these dates to be eligible for the Connected Libraries and Statewide prize draws!
Children who record their reading online through the Beanstack App will be eligible for the Statewide prize draws.
Click here to register for the challenge.
Read the terms and conditions here.
Connected Libraries Prize Draw
1x Nintendo Switch
(1 x Nintendo Switch Drawn randomly from all paper based entries submitted in all Connected Libraries Branches combined).
1x $50 Book Voucher for each library
(5 x drawn randomly from the entries submitted, there will be one winner from each Connected Libraries Branch, 5 winners in total).
How to enter the Connected Libraries Prize Draw
Paper entry forms can be collected and returned at your local CL Library for entry in the local prize draw.
Statewide Prize Draw
0-4 years : Board books
5-8 years: Picture books
8-12 years: Junior fiction/graphic novels
Ages 12-18 years: YA fiction/graphic novels
How to enter the State Wide Prize Draw
Children who log and read using the Beanstack App will automatically go into the State Wide Prize Draw.
Come Celebrate the end of the Big Summer Read with a special celebration on Saturday 10 February 2024 at Bunjil Place Library. This is where the prize winners will be announced!
Book your free tickets here from Monday 11 December.