Join in Australia’s largest celebration of books and reading
  • Thursday 23 August 2012

Sunshine Coast Council invites avid readers to pick up a book, put?up their feet?and join in the nationwide Get Reading! campaign from 29 August to 31 September 2012.

Join in Australia's largest annual celebration of books and reading, by picking up a free 50 books you can't put down booklet at your local library. The top 50 books of 2012 are showcased in the booklet that will inspire more Australians to discover or rediscover the pleasure of reading.

As part of the month long Get Reading! celebration, well known Australian author Toni Jordan will host a free literary session at Caloundra Library on Monday 17 September 2012 from 10am to 11am. Ms Jordan’s debut novel, Addition, was shortlisted for the Barbara Jefferies Award and long-listed for the Miles Franklin Award in 2009, and has been published in sixteen countries. Toni’s latest release, Nine days, is a beautiful family saga that spans the history of Australia from World War II.

Toni’s books will be available for purchase at the library on the day courtesy of local Caloundra business The Bookshop.

For more information or to book into a session, visit your local Sunshine Coast Library or visit council’s library website.

For further information on the national Get Reading! campaign visit Get Reading's website.