Youth activities

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Get With the Program

Our school holiday program, Get With the Program (GWP), is scheduled every school holidays. The program is available approximately two weeks before the holidays begin. 

The program, when available, can be accessed here.  

Reading challenges

Get involved in our reading challenges using Beanstack!

Premier's Reading Challenge

The Premier's Reading Challenge, introduced by the Premier in 2004, encourages students to read more books and enjoy reading in order to improve literacy levels.

The Challenge requires students to read 12 books between the beginning of the school year and early September.

The library has labelled books to help you locate those on the list. You can search the catalogue too using the term 'Premier's Reading Challenge' or 'PRC'.

Access the list of books and find out more.

Book Week

In August every year schools and public libraries throughout Australia enjoy a week celebrating books and Australian authors and illustrators.

2022 Theme: Dreaming with eyes open...
20 - 26 August 2022

Find out more about Book Week and the Children's Book Council of Australia.

Homework Help Club

Please note: due to COVID-19, the ARA Homework Help Club will be held online through Zoom and Google Docs in Term 1 2022. To register, contact Amber: amber.poudel@ausref.net or call 8354 2951 / 0447 400 808.

For more information visit the ARA website.

The Australian Refugee Association offers a free Homework Help Club in the Library's Learning Centre. This service is available to high school students who are from refugee backgrounds and have been in Australia for less than five years.

Homework Help Club is held on Thursdays from 4pm - 6pm during school terms (starting in week 2 each term).

For more information visit the ARA website.

More information

Email the Library, contact 8416 6228 or search our events.