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Big Summer Read!

1 December 2021 - 31 January 2022

The Big Summer Read Program has been developed specifically for primary school aged children, however participants who are pre-schooler aged or a teenager up to the age of 18 are welcome.


About The Big Summer Read

Starting in December 2021, 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 – read books from home or your local library and log them in the Beanstack app or website

Play – complete the 5 challenges and gain virtual badges

Win – great prizes


When does it start?
The Big Summer Read will open for pre-registration on 8 November 2021, and starts Wednesday 1 December 2021. Pre-registration is where kids can create their account on Beanstack and sign up to the program. It ends on Friday 31 January 2022.

Register for the Big Summer Read!


What are the prizes?

Everyone who completed the Big Summer Read goes into the draw to win one of our amazing prizes, that will be presented on February 5th! With thanks to our program partner, Sandringham Rotary Club, we are excited to offer Micro Scooters and Kobo Library2 eReaders as Grand Prizes!




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