Shire of Harvey Libraries' Reads Challenge 2023

Shire of Harvey Libraries' Reads Challenge 2023
Wednesday, 27 September 2023 - Friday, 24 November 2023
9.00am to 4.30pm

The Shire of Harvey Libraries' Reads Challenge is back for 2023! The Challenge begins on Wednesday, 27 September.

It’s that time of the year when the Shire of Harvey Libraries are doing the Reads Challenge 2023. 

The challenge will start on Wednesday, 27 September, with registration opening at 9am at both the Australind and Harvey libraries. It will close on Friday, 24 November at 4.30pm. 

Participants can compete in one of three age categories:

  • Under school age
  • Primary school
  • High school

Every participant who completes the challenge will receive a medal and a certificate.

Selected book reviews by our young readers will be showcased in Australind and Harvey libraries.

We'll celebrate the challenge's conclusion with a grand finale party in December. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Shire of Harvey Reads Challenge?

The challenge is to read 20 books of your choice before 24 November 2023.


Who can participate?

The Shire of Harvey Reads Challenge is divided into 3 age groups.

  • Under school age 0 to Kindy.
  • Primary school students (Year 1 to Year 6).
  • High School Students. (Year 7 to Year 12).
How do I join the Shire of Harvey Reads Challenge?

Register your details at the library.

  • Collect a Shire of Harvey Reads Challenge form.
  • Don’t forget to write your details on the form.
  • Keep the form in a safe place to record the 20 books you’ve read.
  • Drop off completed form at the library by Friday, 24 November 2023 to go into the draw. Prize drawn Friday, 1 December 2023.
  • One entry per child.
Do I need to be a library member to take part?

Yes. We highly recommend you join up to take part. Membership is free. You can also use your parents card to borrow if you don’t want one of your own. Don’t forget one card can borrow up to 30 items. And don’t forget you need to bring your card every time you borrow. No card, no borrow.

Are there any prizes?

Yes - all entries go into the draw to win a prize. One prize for each age group. 

 All participants will get a certificate and a medallion for participating.

For more information, please contact Australind Library on 9797 4590 or Harvey Library on 9729 0390.