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.
With three age categories (0-5 years, 6-12 years, 13-18 years) all entries go into the lucky dip chance draw to win a $50 book voucher from Megalong Books, Leura, or The Turning Page, Springwood.

Story Threads Activity
Designed to engage children's creative thinking this activity invites children to use words or pictures to explore what would happen if multiple books were combined. What would the new world look like? What adventures would the characters go on together? What would happen in a scene?
With three age categories (0-5 years, 6-12 years, 13-18 years) all entries go into the lucky dip chance draw to win a $50 book voucher from Megalong Books, Leura, or The Turning Page, Springwood.
Activity sheets are available from Blue Mountains Library branches or download a digital copy here.
Story Threads Activity sheet

Terms and Conditions
You must be a library member to participate in our reading challenge - please record your library card number on this logsheet. If your parent/carer or guardian wishes to use their library card number for the challenge this is accepted.

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

The books you read 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.

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 and membership number on your log sheet.

Logsheets can be submitted to any of our branches when open or via email src@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

You must submit your completed logsheets by 31 January 2023.

When you have read 20 books and submitted your logsheet you will receive, via mail, a $5.00 book voucher to redeem from Megalong Books, Leura or Turning Page, Springwood. There is a limit of 4 vouchers per participant. Vouchers must be redeemed at either bookstore by 31 March 2023.

If you complete more than four logsheets during the Summer Reading Challenge you will go in the draw to win a $50 book voucher to redeem from Megalong Books, Leura or Turning Page Springwood, and the opportunity to select 3 books to add to the Blue Mountains Library collection.

Don’t forget to enter our Book Review and Drawing Competitions.