Literacy Month Celebrations

Literacy Month Celebrations

September is fully booked!

Literacy month is fully booked with events and activities at Camana Bay this month! Fill your calendars with a month-long series of family-friendly fun, educational and inspiring activities and events.

Events and Activities


LIFE book drive 

All September, donate a new or pre-loved book, suitable for children aged birth to five years old, to LIFE's newest Early Childhood literacy programmes, to the drop box located at Mail boxes Etc.

Scavenger hunt

Dr Seuss themed scavenger hunt 

Starting 10 September, collect your complimentary activity sheet from Next Chapter and explore the town centre to find clues from Dr Seuss’ books hidden at different locations. Return your completed activity sheet to Next Chapter for 10% off your next purchase! 

Next Chapter

Advent calendar competition 

Tell us what your favourite book is and why to be entered to win the chance to open an advent calendar door at Next Chapter during the holiday season.

To enter, visit Next Chapter on the Paseo in Camana Bay.

Notice: This Sunday's, 19 September story time reading at Next Chapter has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for information on possible live-stream readings.  

Next Chapter

Story Time with Next Chapter members

Enjoy readings at Next Chapter every Sunday, at 10 a.m., with a member of the Next Chapter team. Schedule is as follows:

5 September
• Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
• The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
• Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

12 September
• The Cool Bean by Jory John
• Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andrede 
• Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

19 September
• You Don't Want a Unicorn by Ame Dyckman
• The Good Egg by Jory John 
• The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson