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 2019 are 17 to 23 August.
The theme for 2019 is 'Reading is my secret power'.
View last years shortlist here.
Local schools and preschools are invited to the library during Book Week to help us celebrate short listed books.
National Simultaneous Storytime
The Library holds a special National Simultaneous Storytime event each year. Keep an eye on our events page or follow us on Facebook for more information.
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.