Summer Stars Reading Programme: Fantastic Prizes to be won!

27 July 2016 / News
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The Summer Stars reading programme is running in public libraries throughout the country this summer. Summer Stars is a free programme, open to all children.

Each child who registers for the programme at their local library joins in the fun of reading lots of exciting books during the summer. Children will receive their own Summer Stars Reading Card to record their progress and the Summer Stars Reward Stamp will be added to their card at the library for each book read. Fun rewards will be provided along the way. At the end of the programme, all children who have participated will be invited to attend an awards event.

If you haven't already signed up for Summer Stars in dlr Libraries, there is still plenty of time. Sign up in any dlr Library and get your colourful Summer Stars Reading Card. Every time you read a book and return it to the library you get your card stamped and once you collect 6 stamps you can post your reading card into the prize draw boxes in any dlr library. 


Once your card is in the prize draw boxes, your card could be pulled in win one of our fabulous prizes. Each branch library will choose three cards from the prize draw boxes to win either a €20 IMC cinema voucher, a €20 dlr Leisure voucher and a €20 Smyth toys voucher. There are also lots and lots of spot prizes including €10 Smyths vouchers, baseball caps and bags to be won. Spot prize winners along with branch library winners will be invited to our special prize-giving ceremony in dlr LexIcon on Saturday 17th September. Three top prize winners will be chosen on this date. Remember you can enter reading cards as many times as you like into the prize draw boxes. The more you read, the more cards you fill, the more chances you have to WIN!

Closing date to return all reading cards to the draw boxes: Weds 31st August

There is still a month to go, so start reading, keep reading, all summer long.

Top Overall Prizes:

1st: KURIO Smart Watch 

Be the first in the country to own a Kurio Smart Watch. The Kurio Smart Watch is the ultimate adult technology for children that delivers gaming, education and social communication through a multi-functional touch screen. The watch features a customisable interface, 256 MB of internal memory, a high-quality camera and video recorder. Using the inbuilt Bluetooth technology users can take part in multi- player gaming, messaging and listen to music/videos

2nd: €100 Smyths Toys voucher

Spend on whatever takes your fancy, a new bike or scooter? a new toy? a new tablet? the choice is yours!

3rd: €50 Imaginosity,Dublin children's  museum voucher

Imaginosity, Ireland's only interactive children's museum opened in 2007 and since then have welcomed over 650,000 people through the doors. Imaginosity champions the 'hands-on, minds-on' philosophy that encourages all visitors to get involved and have fun while learning and create positive and lasting memories.

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