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The Warm Winter Read is coming!

Friday 27 May 2022

Calling all early risers, morning motivators, lunchtime readers, after work relaxers, and bedtime snugglers - incorporate reading into your daily routine with the Warm Winter Read. 

Create healthy reading habits this winter by tracking your progress online via Beanstack or by collecting a paper tracker from your local library.

Start a book from your TBR pile, finish that book you put down months ago, or find something new while browsing the library shelves - the Warm Winter Read is waiting for you!

Warm Winter Read is designed for readers aged 16 years and older.

Ready to join in? Here's how to get started: 

  • Pre-registration is now open. 
  • Download the Beanstack app to your device from the relevant app store, or sign up for Beanstack here
  • Alternatively, pick up a paper progress flyer at your local library from 1 June.

Warm Winter Read will run from Wednesday 1 June until Sunday 31 July: 

  • Log each day you spend time reading during this period, using the Beanstack Tracker app, via the Beanstack website or on the Warm Winter Read progress flyer. 
  • Check in with your local library for more information about the Warm Winter Read. Let us inspire you!
  • You can also collect bookmarks from the library with recommended reads from Victorian authors including Jane Harper, Jock Serong, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Toni Jordan, Rebecca Lim, Claire G Coleman, Helen Garner and Christos Tsiolkas.
  • Join the conversation online by sharing your progress using #WarmWinterRead 

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