Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club
Discover stories that inspire, amuse and delight. Prizes, games and competitions on offer for participants. Summer Reading Club Discover stories that inspire, amuse and delight. Prizes, games and competitions on offer for participants. Library Services
Summer Reading 2020 Canterbury Bankstown Libraries Dig Deeper

Dig Deeper: Read, Investigate and Discover!

Join our fun Summer Reading Club for young readers of all ages!

It's easy to take part--just pick up a Reading Log bookmark from your nearest library, or print one from home, and complete it for your chance to win some great prizes. Those who are too young to read by themselves can share a book with an adult or older sibling.

And don't forget to grab our school holiday activity book, packed with games and craft ideas to keep you busy this summer.

When: 30 November 2020 to 29 January 2021

Who: Ages 0-18 years
Details: Contact your nearest library, or register online.

Share a Book prize draw (ages 0-4 years): Mark off your child's Reading Log bookmark every time you share a book.  After ten books, get  a lucky dip prize and entry into our final major prize draw at the end of the Summer Reading Club.

Kids Reading Club prize draw (ages 5-11 years): Mark off your Reading Log bookmark for every 15 minutes you read. Get a lucky dip prize and automatic entry into the final major prize draw at the end of the Summer Reading Club.

Teens Club prize draw (12-18yrs): Mark off your Reading Log bookmark for every 20 minutes you read. Get a lucky dip prize and automatic entry into the final major prize draw at the end of the Summer Reading Club.

Enter our Summer Competitions!

Photography Competition

Investigate and photograph a piece of nature, like a flower, a bug, a lake... anything that interests you. Send your photo with the following details to libraries@cbcity.nsw.gov.au:

Name

Age

Library Card Number

Phone Number

This competition closes on Friday 29 January 2021 and winners will be announced on Friday 5 February 2021. Prizes include microscope/telescope, photobook and a library pencil case full of goodies.

Guessing Competition: Can you guess the number of bones in the dinosaurs?

Visit your local library and see if you can guess how many bones our display dinosaurs have. Be sure to submit an entry form before the competition closes on Friday 29 January 2021.

This competition closes on Friday 29 January 2021  and winners will be announced on Friday 5 February, 2021. Prizes include a 3D dinosaur model, two mini dinosaur skeleton models, a dinosaur book and a library pencil case full of goodies.

At your library

Sign up for your very own library card (with parental permission), so you can:

  • Borrow awesome books, DVDs, magazines and more;
  • Sit, relax and read;
  • Have fun in our school holiday programs; and
  • Access the internet on our library computers (with parental permission).