Keep Reading Kids!

Hey Kids, I hope you have been having the best time reading over the summer and attending some of the awesome activities that have been happening at your library.  I have seen many curious creatures created, discoveries being made in treasure hunts and people learning how to draw monsters and mazes.

I have also seen many piles of books leaving the library so I know there has been a lot of reading happening, but I am wondering have you been keeping track of these on Beanstack or paper reading logs?  With only a week and half to go I want to remind you of 4 reasons why it is important to do this.


Not only do you get to read a lot over the summer holidays, you also get to record these items in Beanstack, either by the book or for every 15 minutes read for older children.  By doing this you will receive awesome virtual badges, and can come into your local branch to pick out some goodies for all your epic reading.

2. Major Prize

By entering your books into Beanstack, you go into the draw to win one of our major prizes, and these are not to be missed out on.

Junior Winner - Age 3-11:  Melbourne Zoo Experience: a guided tour of Melbourne Zoo PLUS general admission for 2 adults and 2 children


Youth Winner - Age 12-18: Gold Class Experience ( for 2 people)


3. Enter competitions

We understand that if you’re 12 and over you may not have the same interests in pencil toppers and stickers like the younger children. We have created some mini competitions for you, these include writing a SIX word short story, writing a review and making a Bookface for Instagram.


Not sure how to log your books into Beanstack? Just follow these three easy steps.

1.Log into Beanstack and click on the Log Reading and Activities button.

2.Choose wither you are logging books or minutes.

3.Type in the relevant book information.

Happy Reading Everyone!

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