Big Summer Read

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

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Join. Borrow. Play. Win!

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, or download it below)
  • Read at least 10 books and record them on Beanstack Tracker.
  • Reading rewards:
    Read 3 books – Pick up your Badge reward from your GV Library
    Read 6 books – Pick up your Fidget Spinner reward from your GV Library
    Read 10 books – Pick up your Yo-Yo reward from your GV Library
  • 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!

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.

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, or download it below.

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.

Terms & Conditions

Library members participating in the Big Summer Read must be under the age of 18, reside in Victoria and must be able to collect their prize from a Goulburn Valley Library.

Prizes will not be awarded to anyone who does not meet the eligibility criteria.
Children under the age of 13 will need their parent’s permission in order to register with Beanstack to go in the draw to win a prize. Privacy Policy here

More information on Big Summer Read at