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Summer Reading Club for adults & kids launches at the Library and the Christmas Carnival!

Dec. 6th - Jan. 25th 2019
Alice Springs Public Library

A free club for both ADULTS & KIDS that rewards you for reading! Why not be rewarded for reading over Summer? Alice Springs Public Library’s Summer Reading Club is back and stronger than ever now that it will be open to ALL AGES! Yes you heard right, whole families can register and join in the fun. Club benefits include: • A prize for all members for their first 5 hours of reading, plus • Weekly prize draws • Major prizes at the end of summer • A free pool party & BBQ celebration The Summer Reading Club launches at the Christmas Carnival on 6 December 2019 and culminates with a party, BBQ & major prize draws at the Alice Springs Aquatic & Leisure Centre on the 25 January 2020. Come see the friendly staff at the Library’s Christmas Carnival stall to sign up or visit the library at any time. Reading makes your mind stronger, broadens your perspective, stimulates literacy development, helps you relax and is the perfect way to beat the summer heat! It is an essential skill for people of all ages. Alice Springs Public Library is not only invested in supporting the development of early literacy skills of children from birth, they are also keen advocates for sustaining literacy and promoting the importance of recreational reading across all ages. A loss of learning over the summer months is often referred to as the ‘Summer Slide.’ As free, public, community spaces, with access to a variety of reading materials and resources for all interests libraries are best placed to help families combat the Summer Slide. Major Prizes: Adults: Dinner & Show for two at Earth Sanctuary- valued at $350! Secondary: Tech Box of Goodies including: universal air buds, microphone, virtual reality headset, bluetooth party speaker, portable charger & desktop power station Primary: Huffy Green Machine vehicle Preschool: LeapPad, educational tablet -incl. $150 of apps