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Big Summer Read!

1 December 2022 - 31 January 2023

If you are aged between 0 and 18, join our BIG Summer Read for your chance to WIN! All you need to do is read and log ten books using the Beanstack app. Register and make sure you choose Bayside Library as your primary library. 

Registrations open on 7 November 2022. 

The competition starts on 1 December 2022 and closes on 31 January 2023. 

About The Big Summer Read

Starting in December 2022, record your reading and collect incentives along the way. There are competitions to enter and prizes to win. All you need to do is register to join in the fun!

Joinregister for the Big Summer Read or download the Beanstack app or visit your local library

Borrow – borrow library books (including ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, or comics) and start reading. 

Read – read 10 books over the Summer and log them in the Beanstack app or website

Win – great prizes

When does it start?
The Big Summer Read will open for pre-registration on 7 November 2022, and starts 1 December 2022. Pre-registration is where kids can create their account on Beanstack and sign up to the program. It ends on 31 January 2023.

Register for the Big Summer Read!


What are the prizes?

Statewide prizes

Three winners will be drawn randomly from those participants who completed the challenge on Beanstack.

  • 0-8 years : $250 Readings gift voucher
  • 9-12 years : $250 Readings gift voucher
  • 13-18 years : $500 Readings gift voucher

Details of more fantastic prizes will be announced soon!

Looking for something new to read?

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