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Christchurch City Libraries
work PO Box 73045,
Christchurch 8154,
New Zealand.
workp: +64-3-941-7923

photoSummertime Reading Club - begins 18 December 2008

Simply read six books of your choice - fiction or non-fiction - and go in the draw for pool passes and a digital camera.

Get in the reading habit and you will be ready for the Reading Crusade - coming your way in Term One 2009.

How it works

  1. Register online
  2. Download a reading log to fill in
  3. Read 6 books over summer and enter the details on your log
  4. To enter just drop your completed reading log into one of our libraries or post to
    J. Pask
    Summertime Reading Club
    P.O. Box 1466
    Christchurch Mail Centre
    Christchurch 8140

    before 5pm on Friday 23 January 2009 (but after 18 December 2008)

Reading ideas

Need some ideas on what to choose for your six? Here's some places to find some great reads:


  • You must be 12 years of age or younger to enter.
  • Entries don't open until 18 December 2008.
  • Entries close at 5pm on Friday 23 January 2009.
  • Winners will be notified.
  • Christchurch City Libraries reserve the right to use the name and residential suburb of the winners for promotional purposes.

Summertime Reading Club Celebration

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading Club with fun at the Central Library. In the morning Tessarose will entertain you with lots of music, movement and dancing. Suitable for children aged 3 to 7 years.

In the afternoon there will be fun and gloriously gruesome tales with hugely popular storyteller Liz Weir. Suitable for children up to 10 years. Families warmly invited.

There are no charges for these events, so just bring a sense of fun.

  • Friday 23 January 2009,
    • Tessarose: 11:00am - 11:45am
    • Liz Weir: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Central Library, Christchurch, NZ