National Simulataneous Storytime
On Wednesday 25 May is National Simultaneous Storytime.
School Libraries, Kindies and Council Libraries will read the same book, “I Got This Hat,” by Jol and Kate Temple, on
the same day, though the same time is not always possible. We will be reading
our book on parade, so come and join us if you can. This is another way of promoting
books to our readers.
Brisbane City Council Libraries Gold Star Reading Club
across the city will discover the joys of reading when the Gold Star Reading
Club program commences in Council libraries on Tuesday 3 May 2016.
Gold Star Reading Club is designed to encourage and develop reading and
literacy skills in children.
are five great reasons for children to get involved in the 2016 Gold Star
- Membership to the Gold
Star Reading Club is FREE!
Gold Star Reading Club can help children improve their reading and
will be rewarded for reading with exciting monthly incentives – a
bookmark, a bubble pen and a library bag.
opportunity for all participants to enter the monthly draw to win a $25 book
FUN! Children will have fun sharing their reading experiences with family
the program works – it’s easy and free!
- The Gold Star Reading Club
is a three month program for children aged 6-12 years.
- Register for the Gold Star
Reading Club at your local library. Your child must be a library member to
join Gold Star – library membership only takes a couple of minutes and is
free. Each child’s parent or guardian must bring photo identification
(i.e. driver’s licence or passport) and proof of their address to any
Council library, and you and your child can become members in a matter of
minutes. It’s that easy.
- Gold Star members will
receive a Gold Star Reading Club activity book that includes progress
charts, reading suggestions, competition entry forms and heaps of fun
- By reading just three
books of their choice and completing a reading activity each month before
recording the details in their activity book, children can collect nine
gold stars and monthly incentives.
- Children who collect all
nine gold stars are eligible to enter the major prize draw at the end of
the program to win a $200 book voucher for themselves and another one for
their school, attend their local Gold Star Reading Club awards ceremony
with their families receive a medallion and a certificate of achievement.
more information about the Gold Star Reading Club, visit your local library or
call Council on (07) 3403 8888.