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CBCA Book Week: Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds

Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together celebrating Book Week, 21 to 27 August 2021. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature.

The CBCA Book Week theme for 2021 is Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds'. At Shoalhaven libraries we have some fun Book Week competitions for you, check them out below!



Conditions of entry

All entries must be your own work and clearly marked with your name, age, class and school and signed by a parent/guardian below (if under 16).

Competition are only open to Shoalhaven residents.

Closing date: Entries must be received at Nowra, Ulladulla, Milton, Sanctuary Point or Mobile Library branches by 5pm Friday 13th August 2021.

Please note that all entries will be displayed at Shoalhaven Libraries for a period of 3 weeks from the submission date. All entries will become property of Shoalhaven Libraries. Competition winners will be notified by Friday 20th August 2021. Presentation date to be confirm. Prizes will be in the form of book vouchers from our sponsors.

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Shoalhaven Libraries wishes to thank DeanSwift Books, Dymocks Nowra and Boobook on Owen for their continuing support.

Entering these competitions gives permission to Shoalhaven Libraries to display your child's entry in the library during Book Week 2021, to publish this work on our social media platforms, and for their names and images to be published on social media, and in any promotional materials.

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Sanctuary Point Library

Paradise Beach Road, Sanctuary Point
(02) 4406 2076 | Email

Mobile Library

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(02) 4429 3705 |  Email

Nowra Library

10 Berry Street, Nowra
(02) 4429 3705 |  Email

Ulladulla Library

Ulladulla Civic Centre, Princes Highway
(02) 4444 8820 |  Email

Milton Library

Old Town Hall, Princes Highway
(02) 4429 8916 |  Email