Summer Reading Club | Goldfields Library Corporation

Summer Reading Club 2018-19 Summer Reading Club 2018-19

Get curious this Summer!

Quench your curiosity this Summer! The awesome Summer Reading Club is back with great prizes to be won. Embrace this year’s theme of Curious Creatures, imagined, actual and mythological. Join now, collect your Summer Reading Club kit and get reading!
Ages 5-12 years.

Join at any Goldfields Library or online at:

Monday 17 December-Friday 25 January
All Libraries, Boort, Pyramid Hill and Wedderburn Library Agencies

Major prizes

  • Family experience voucher pack, including IMAX movie tickets for 4 and Melbourne Big Ticket for 2 to Sea Life and Legoland
  • Harry Potter box set (books 1-7) by J.K. Rowling
  • Treehouse box set (books 1-7) by Andy Griffiths

Branch prizes

  • Book vouchers at your local book store
  • Guinness World Records 2019: Wild Things
  • National Geographic Weird but True

Winners will be announced in early February 2019.

Curious Creatures competition

Curious creatures come in many shapes and sizes. Help locate the cute little Aussie creatures from May Gibbs’ world of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie who are very shy and hiding in our libraries. All correct sightings go in the draw to win a copy of this wonderful classic book which recently celebrated its 100th birthday!

Tuesday 1-Thursday 31 January

Wildlife Gone Walkabout

Meet creatures both cute and curious in a close-up encounter with Australian wildlife from Wildlife Gone Walkabout! Touch, hold and learn all about the wonders of our scaly, furry and slimy backyard friends.
Ages 4-12 years.


Tuesday 15 January, 11am-12pm
Woodend Library

Tuesday 15 January, 2-3pm
Gisborne Library

Wednesday 16 January, 11am-12pm
Castlemaine Library

Wednesday 16 January, 2-3pm
Kangaroo Flat Library

Thursday 17 January, 11am-12pm
Romsey Library

Thursday 17 January, 2-3pm
Kyneton Library

Carp Productions: Might Mini Beasts

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Club with the wonderful Carp Productions as they introduce curious little garden creatures. Meet a daring daddy long legs, Black Boots the dancing beetle, and a very hoppy grasshopper. Join the Ugly Bug Ball hosted by the Queen Bee! A joyful, interactive show that will have you mad about mini beasts in no time.


Friday 25 January, 11am-12pm
Bendigo Library


Goldfields Libraries gratefully acknowledge sponsorship from Friends of Castlemaine Library and Friends of Macedon Ranges Libraries