The cold weather has set in so why not snuggle up next to the fire with a book.  Read for two hours in 15 minute slots, tell us about the book you read and go into the draw to win one of four mystery prizes up for grabs it’s that easy.  Pick up a challenge form from the children’s area or download digital form here from July 6.  For ages 0 – 17 years.

 

Submit Entry

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Read any books and ebooks from the library, or ask a grown-up to read to you, or listen to audiobooks or eAudiobooks for two hours in fifteen-minute slots.  Once you have read (or a grown-up has read to you) for 15 minutes, tick a circle on the page and continue doing this until all 8 circles have been ticked.

Submit (or upload) your entry when you have read for two hours.  You have until July 21st to complete the challenge.  You can submit as many entries as you want, one entry for every two hours of reading.  Keep reading, the more entries you submit the more chances you have to win!

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW MANY BOOKS DO I NEED TO READ?

As many as you like! One really long book may take you more than two hours to read, or you may be able to read lots of picture books in two hours.

CAN I READ FOR MORE THAN TWO HOURS?

Yes! If you finish the two-hour challenge, ask for another entry to keep reading. You can submit as many entries as you want, one entry for every two hours of reading.

WHEN WILL I KNOW IF I HAVE WON A PRIZE?

The draw will take place between Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th July 2024 and the winners will be notified by phone or email on or before Friday 26th July 2024

I AM NOT A LIBRARY MEMBER, CAN I STILL PARTICIPATE?

Yes! You can read your own books at home or if you live in Te Tairawhiti Gisborne Region you can become a library member to get books out. If you live out of town, you can submit your entry, but will need someone local to collect the prize if you win.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Circles ticked on the entry must be a true representation of the number of fifteen-minute slots a person has spent reading or being read to by an adult.  HB Williams Memorial Library's decisional is final and no correspondence will be entered into.