Tuesday 16 February 2016
Bega Valley Shire Library has reported a successful summer reading program with more than 150 children signing up to keep reading during the holidays.
Programs and Partnerships Officer, Scott Baker, said the Summer Reading Club Big Draw to win an iPad Mini and other prizes was also a big hit which led to more than 1600 books being read by local kids.
Mayor Michael Britten will be at the Bega library to draw out the lucky winners on Friday 19 February at 4pm.
Now that school is back, free Storytime activities are happening at all libraries around the Shire including the Merimbula library portal.
Storytime starts at 10.30am and is on at the Merimbula library portal on Mondays, Bermagui library on Tuesdays, Eden library on Thursdays and Bega library every Tuesday and Thursday.
Rhyme Time is on at Bega library every Friday at 10am and includes nursery rhymes and songs for children under two years old.
The Bega Valley Shire Library thanks the local businesses who supported the Summer Reading Club with prizes and vouchers - Bega Betta Electrical, Potoroo Palace, Merimbula Aquarium and Wharf, Merimbula Ice Creamery, Magic Mountain, SportsPower Bega and Merimbula, Candelo Books, Bega Top Video, McDonalds Merimbula and Bega, Bermagui Gelati Clinic, Bermagui Mitre 10, River Rock Café, Bermagui Country Club, Eden Killer Whale Museum, Eden Tourist Information Centre and Eden’s Sprout Café.