The Summer Read 2015-16
Celebrate great Victorian books and sunny days by taking part in the annual Summer Read. Head to a participating public library to borrow one of the 10 recommended books, and go into the draw to win fabulous prizes.
The annual Summer Read runs until 15 February 2016. Take part and discover great Victorian books and authors, and you could win fantastic prizes!
Simply name the book or books you've read from the Summer Read 2015–16 list, and recommend another book you've enjoyed (it doesn't need to be a book from the Summer Read list).
Look out for the Summer Read books and special events at public libraries across the state.
2015–16 Summer Read books
- The unbroken line by Alex Hammond
- Between us: Women of letters curated by Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire
- Certain admissions by Gideon Haigh
- Hello, beautiful! Scenes from a life by Hannie Rayson
- Please don't leave me here by Tania Chandler
- Dangerous games by Larry Writer
- Leap by Myfanwy Jones
- Bad behaviour by Rebecca Starford
- The secret son by Jenny Ackland
- Tumbledown Manor by Helen Brown
Enter to win a fabulous book pack
Go into the draw to win a book pack filled with great Victorian reads.
- First prize: 50 Victorian books
- Second prize: 30 Victorian books
- Third prize: 20 Victorian books
- Additional prizes: packs of 10 books
To enter, simply tell us:
a) the name of a book you've read from this year's Summer Read list
b) a favourite book (any book at all) that you recommend
Enter online or pick up a form at a participating public library and drop it into the entry box.
Winners will be drawn randomly and will be notified after 11 March 2016. We'll list the most popular recommended titles from 11 March 2016.
Participating library services
- Bayside Library Service
- Brimbank Libraries
- Campaspe Regional Library
- Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation
- Corangamite Regional Library Corporation
- Darebin Libraries
- Frankston City Libraries
- Geelong Regional Library Corporation
- Glen Eira Library Service
- Goldfields Library Corporation
- Goulburn Valley Regional Library Corporation
- High Country Library Corporation
- Hobsons Bay Libraries
- Latrobe City Libraries
- Melbourne Library Service
- Mitchell Shire Library Service
- Monash Public Library Service
- Moonee Valley Libraries
- Moreland City Libraries
- Mornington Peninsula Library Service
- Port Phillip Library Service
- Stonnington Library & Information Service
- Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation
- Wodonga Library
- Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service