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Palmy Kids Read NZ's Best Reading Challenge

  • Calendar Icon Friday, 8 July 2022, 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Location Icon online


Celebrating NZ Childrens and Young Adult Book Award Finalists 2022.

For ages 4-19


Help Celebrate the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, as a lead up to the winners announcement on August 10, 2022. Read from the shortlist of finalist books or choose some of your favourite reads.

Do activities and share your reviews and be in to win!

To complete the challenge you have to read at least one book, write at least one book review, plus earn any other four badges of your choice.

You can collect a hardcopy reading challenge tracker sheet to record your online progress by picking up one from any of our community libraries.

How Do I Join Up?

The challenge uses the Library's online platform Beanstack for monitoring and encouraging reading. Join up and log your reading to earn virtual badges.

Join up here

OR Download Beanstack from your app/play store

  • Open the app
  • Choose Library as the organisation
  • Search for Palmerston North
  • Touch Sign Up!
  • Then join the challenge

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