National Reading Events
NSW Premier's Reading Challenge
Wingecarribee Public Library supports the NSW Premier's Reading Challenge by stocking many of the titles on the list and by helping students to locate PRC books to read.
To view a list of Premier's Reading Challenge books held by the Library, click on the links below:
The NSW Premier's Reading Challenge has an excellent website with loads of information and advice such as book lists, rules, FAQs and online registration.
Children's Book Week
The dates for Book Week 2017 are Friday 18 to Friday 25 August.
The theme for 2017 is 'Escape to Everywhere'. View the shortlist here.
Local schools and preschools are invited to the library during Book Week to help us celebrate short listed books.
National Simultaneous Storytime
Organised by the Australian Library and Information Association, the National Simultaneous Storytime promotes the value of reading and literacy, the importance of the Australian book industry and the role of libraries through this special annual event.
Summer Reading ClubSummer Reading Club is a national annual reading program designed to encourage kids to read over the summer school holidays and is suitable for children aged 5 to 16.