Summer wouldn’t be the same without Blue Mountains Library’s Summer Reading Challenge.
Read great books over summer, record them on your reading logsheet and earn book vouchers.
The Summer Reading Challenge is open to kids and young adults aged from 0 to 18 years.
The challenge runs from 1 December – 31 January.

Logsheets are available from Blue Mountains Library branches or download a digital copy here.
Reading Logsheet 0-12 years
Reading Logsheet 13-18 years

Book Review Competition
On each reading logsheet you will find space to write a review of one of the books you have read.
All entries go into the lucky dip chance draw to win a $25 book voucher from participating bookstores.

Terms and Conditions
You must be a library member to participate in our reading challenge - please record your library card number on this logsheet. Each participant must have their own library membership, however books do not need to be borrowed on the participant’s card.

If you are not a member of the library please join the library online or at a branch.

Juniors can read two non-library books per logsheet and Teens one book. The remainding books must be borrowed from the Blue Mountains Library and can be books, picture books, magazines, graphic novels, audiobooks, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics.

The books you read should be at your reading level.

Books read before 1 December and finished after 31 January can NOT be logged.

Record the title, author and barcode or app of all the books you read on your log sheet. For physical items record the barcode number starting S216. For eBooks, eAudiobooks or eComics record the name of the app - Comics Plus, Libby, BorrowBox, IndyReads, Story Box Library.

Write your name, age, address, contact phone, membership number and school (if applicable) on your log sheet.

Logsheets can be submitted to any of our branches when open or via email

You must submit your completed logsheets by 7 February 2024.

When you have completed a logsheet return it to any library branch during opening hours to receive a book voucher. Vouchers will be sent via post if logsheets are submitted via email There is a limit of 4 vouchers per participant. Vouchers must be redeemed by 31 March 2024.

If you complete more than four logsheets during the Summer Reading Challenge you will go in the draw to win a $25 book voucher to redeem from participating bookstores, and the opportunity to select 3 books to add to the Blue Mountains Library collection.

Participating Bookstores
Blue Dragon Books, Glenbrook
Turning Page, Springwood
Rosey Ravelston, Lawson
Good Earth Bookshop, Wentworth Falls
Wyrd Books, Wentworth Falls
Megalong Books, Leura
The Little Lost Bookshop, Katoomba
Gleebooks, Blackheath