BIG Summer Read

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Join. Borrow. Play. Win!

Looking for something BIG to do these summer holidays? Join the BIG Summer Read!

If you're aged between 5 and 12 years and love reading, this summer reading program is for you!

How to play

  • Register online at
  • Dowload the free Beanstack Tracker app (or collect a printed booklet from the library)
  • Read at least 10 books and record them on Beanstack Tracker
  • Complete fun activities to earn character badges - you'll need six badges to be eligible for a prize
  • Finish your reading and activities by Monday 31 January 2022 to go in the prize draw!
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Registrations now open!

The BIG Summer Read runs from Wednesday 1 December 2021 to Monday 31 January 2022.

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Fun stuff

Want to know what some of the activities are?

  • Draw a favourite character from a book
  • Read a book that someone in your family loved they were little
  • Create a flip-book animation

And there are loads more!

Age range

Recommended for kids aged 5-12 years.


Vouchers from Fairfield Books, Reservoir Leisure Centre and Bundoora Park Farm.

Do I have to use the Beanstack Tracker app?

No, but we do recommend it!

If you need a paper version, you can collect one from any of our branches.

Important, serious things

Please read the Terms and Conditions with an adult for details about the BIG Summer Read and eligibility for the prize draw.

Your privacy is important. Please see the BIG Summer Read privacy page to read about how your personal information is handled.