Summertime Reading Challenge – He Wero Pānui Pukapuka mō te Raumati

Summertime Reading Challenge - He Wero Pānui Pukapuka mō te Raumati 2021 / 2022

Kids and Teens - ages 0 to 18 - tell us about your summer reads in three words and be in to win!
Kōrero mai ki a mātou mō āu pukapuka i pānui ai i te raumati, kia toru kupu anake, ā, ka whiria koe kia whiwhi paraihe pea!

Summertime Reading Challenge is on from Wednesday 1 December 2021 to Monday 28 February 2022.

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Take your photo by the Summertime Reading backdrops on Hapori | Level 1, Tūranga.

Summertime Reads with BorrowBox

Summertime reading just got better! We have five eAudiobooks you can listen to on BorrowBox with no waits or holds. Something for everyone.

Events

Join us for a range of fun summer reading events around the city.

Summertime Reading Events

Summertime Reading Party

Jan 21st | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all YA! Join us to celebrate all your amazing summertime reading with an epic party! Selfies, badges, kai, and make a podcast!

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Jan 21st | 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Bring your teddy or soft toy along for a special evening storytime, then pick them up the next day to see photos of their overnight antics.

Summertime Stories @ Riverside Market

Jan 27th | 11:30am - 12:00pm
Riverside Market Level 2
Come and join us for Summertime Stories at Riverside Market over the summer.

Stories in the Sun

Summertime Challenge at Parks

Summertime Challenge @ Parks

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Summertime Challenge Poolside

Prizes

Prizes from PB Tech

Prizes from TSB

  • Water bottle
  • Wireless power banks
  • Beach frisbees

Prizes from Spark

  • Water bottles
  • Jelly beans

Prizes from Christchurch City Council

Prizes from Riverside Market

  • $10 Riverside vouchers

Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors and supporters:

Reading Ideas

Looking for some reading recommendations for your summer reading? 

New for Kids

New for Rangatahi

Enter the Summertime Reading Challenge

Summertime Reading Challenge - He Wero Pānui Pukapuka mō te Raumati 2021 / 2022

Kids and Teens - ages 0 to 18 - tell us about your summer reads in three words and be in to win! Kōrero mai ki a mātou mō āu pukapuka i pānui ai i te raumati, kia toru kupu anake, ā, ka whiria koe kia whiwhi paraihe pea! Summertime Reading Challenge is on from Wednesday 1 December 2021 to Monday 28 February 2022. * indicates a required field
  • Enter a book title and your 3 words to describe it.
  • Enter the book title and your 3 words to describe it.
  • Enter the book title and your 3 words to describe it.
  • Name * Required
  • Enter the name of your school.
  • How did you hear about the Summertime Reading Challenge?
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Entry forms

Print copies of entry forms.

Terms and Conditions

  • The Summertime Reading Challenge is open to all Christchurch residents aged 0 to 18 years.
  • The competition is open between 1 December 2021 and 28 February 2022.
  • Entries must be complete to be eligible for the prize draw.
  • Prizes will be advised. Winners will be drawn at random and announced on christchurchcitylibraries.com during the second week of March 2022.
  • Prize allocation is at the discretion of Christchurch City Council. All decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Te reo Māori

  • Kei te wātea te Wero Pānui Pukapuka mō te Raumati 21/22 ki te hunga katoa kei Ōtautahi e noho ana, i waenga i te 0-18 tau te pakeke.
    E wātea ana ki ngā pakeke 0-18.
  • E wātea ana te whakataetae i waenga i te 1 Tīhema 2021 - 28 Pēpuere 2022.
  • Me mātua whakakī te katoa o te tono e āhei ai kia whiria mō tētahi paraihe. Ka whakaaturia ngā paraihe whakamutunga. Ka whiria pokerehūtia te hunga toa, ā, ka whakapuakina ki christchurchcitylibraries.com i te wiki tuarua o Māehe 2022.
  • Ka puritia e te Kaunihera o Ōtautahi te mana whiriwhiri i ngā paraihe. Kia whakatauria, e kore e hoki anō ki te wewete tohanga paraihe, e kore hoki ngā reta e whakautua.

Previous Summertime Reading Clubs

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