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BIG Summer Read

The BIG Summer Read is our annual reading challenge for primary school aged children presented by Public Libraries Victoria and Greater Dandenong Libraries.

The challenge starts on 1 December and goes to 31 January 2023.

Join

Join now on the Beanstack Tracker app or visit the Beanstack website. 

Access the Beanstack website

Open the Apple App Store to install the Beanstack Tracker app for iPhone and iPad.

Open the Google Play Store to install the Beanstack Tracker app for Android devices.

Borrow

Read books over summer and log them in the Beanstack Tracker app. You can also collect a paper tracker from the library to record your reading.

Play

For every 10 books you read and log, collect a milestone reward from the library and get an entry into the prize draw.

Milestones

Collect a milestone reward from the library and get an entry into the prize draw for every 10 books you read and log. 

  • Read 10 books - stickers
  • Read 20 books - bookmark
  • Read 30 books - pen
  • Read 40 books - temporary tattoo
  • Read 70 books - library bag.

Win

Go into the draw to win some great prizes.

Prize winners will be notified and prizes awarded at our finale event at Springvale Library.

Key dates

Thursday 1 December - BIG Summer Read program launch
Tuesday 31 January - Reading log entries close at 9pm
Saturday 4 February - BIG Summer Read finale and prize presentation event at Springvale Library

BIG Summer Read Terms and Conditions

Read the Terms and Conditions below. 

BIG Summer Read Terms and Conditions 2022-23 - 112KB

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