Summer Reading Club


The Summer Reading Club is here again! Are you ready for the Challenge??

Gympie Regional Libraries is launching the Summer Reading Club on Tuesday, 1 December.

This year’s theme is Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales. We encourage children of all ages and their families to continue reading through the school holidays in a fun and engaging way.
Participants can take part in daily challenges that has them reading something new every day and there are opportunities to win prizes, write book raves (reviews) and share their own artwork.
To register, bring your kids to your local Gympie Regional Libraries branch between 1 December and 31 January. Get a bookmark and a challenge sheet and start reading. Join the program online to share and read book reviews, upload your art and participate in additional challenges.


How to join

  1. Visit Gympie Regional Libraries.
  2. Tell staff that you want to join the Summer Reading Club.
  3. Collect your first book mark and challenge.

You can download the Reading Challenge here

All participants are entered in a weekly draw for a prize. All you have to do is spend some time reading each week.

Entry and prizes are open to children only.



Summer Reading Club Breakup Party

Did you Accept the Challenge and participate in the Summer Reading Club? If so, join us for the Breakup Party at the Gympie Library at 10:30am Friday, 29 January.

Where: to be confirmed
When: Friday 22 January
Time: to be confirmed

Bookings essential: tickets will be posted soon



Families can also register at to participate in online challenges.


How does Summer Reading Club work?

To help keep children motivated there are 40 challenges online to complete each summer. In addition, children can also share book reviews, artwork and comment on other Club Member posts.

Challenge activities are suitable for all ages and can be completed multiple times!

To start earning fun rewards, including digital badges, children and young people will need to join the Club.

To do this, parents will need to:

  1. Ask an adult to help you join the club. It's free and easy to register. Adults can create multiple child/reader profiles.
  2. Sign in as a child/reader.
  3. Go to your profile and select an avatar. Complete challenges to unlock more!
  4. Start completing challenges to earn badges, XP and unlock new avatars.
  5. Don't forget to post your own photos and share the fun!

Once you’ve joined, you can start exploring and completing reading challenges and posting book reviews and artwork.

As challenges are completed online, digital rewards unlock for collection! Who will be your family’s Summer Reading Champion?

Visit Summer Reading Club