Write reviews, win prizes!

sidebar-tab-defaultRead something great that you want to tell the world about? Or maybe you’ve read something that you didn’t like and want to warn people off.

Either way, we would love to receive your book reviews. Write a Kids’ Club review and you will automatically win prizes. You can collect a prize after your first 2 reviews, and then every 5th review from then on. Easy!

If you’re ever stuck for something to read, you can check out the books that others have written reviews about and find one that grabs your interest.

What are you waiting for? Get reading – get reviewing – get winning!

Merry Christmas from the Kids’ Blog!

We hope you have a great Christmas holiday. Us librarians will also be taking a break and having a holiday too.


The libraries will be closed over the Christmas and New Year long weekends. You can find the opening hours on our website.

Library storytimes are also on holiday and have now finished for 2015. They start back on the 6th of January onwards.


Don’t worry if you haven’t managed to stock up on your holiday reading. Our e-library is open 24/7 throughout the holidays. You can download eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics and magazines to your device.


Don’t forget to write Kids’ Club reviews for your reading – there are lots of prizes up for grabs. And if you happen to read a title that’s on our Summer Reading Challenge list then you’ll go into the draw for an amazing prize pack drawn at the end of January.


We hope you have a fun and happy festive season. See you in 20161

Hey Kids! Write a review – win prizes. It’s Easy Peasy.

kidsclub-sidebarCheck out the library Kids’ Club – it’s an online place where you can find out what other kids have been reading and what they think of the books, and where you can write your own reviews. But did you know that every person that has written those reviews received prizes for them? You can too! Each review you write earns you prizes that you can collect from your library. It’s fun, easy and free.

(Keep an eye out for the Kids’ Club Summer Reading Challenge – where there are heaps more cool prizes up for grabs. Starts in December)

Click over to the Kids’ Club webpage to get started.

Win Pixar prize packs for writing reviews

We have 5 ‘Inside Out’ prize packs to give away to this week’s Kids’ Club reviewers. Inside Out is the new Pixar movie being released this month.


Each awesome prize pack contains a tshirt, hard back journal, puzzle, and some stickers. All you have to do is write a Kids’ Club review of something you’ve read recently, and each review written his week will go in the draw to win one of these cool packs!

Read, review and win!

We all know you love to win prizes, and here’s a really simple way to do it – write a Kids’ Club review!

All you have to do is read something, write a review about it, and you’ll automatically win prizes. The reviews are published online for the whole world to see too -cool!

You’ll get a prize after writing your first 2 reviews, and then after every 5th review from that point on. We’ll send you an email when you’re due a prize, which are available to pick up from your local Wellington City Library.


We also have extra special prizes for thoughtful and well written reviews.


So what are you waiting for? Get reading, get reviewing and start winning!

Love reading? Love winning prizes?

Then you’ll love Kids’ Club!

Kids’ Club is simple – you don’t have to join or register, it’s free, and anyone aged between 5-12 years old with their own Wellington City Libraries card can do it.

All you have to do is read, review and WIN!

READ: any book, magazine, comic

REVIEW: write a review, whcih will be published on the reviews page of this Kids Blog for everyone in the world to find and comment on.

WIN: you automatically win prizes for your awesome reviews. Any reviews that are particularly thoughtful or inspiring may also win extra special prizes and go on the Kids home page.



Not sure what to read? Why not check out the reviews that other kids have written, and then write your own review of it. If you like (or disagree) with someone’s opinion, then feel free to write a comment on their review (you can do this by clicking on the green ‘comments’ link at the bottom of each review on the blog).

The Summer Reading Challenge is here!

Read, review and win prizes – take part in the 2013-2014 Summer Reading Challenge.

All you need to do it grab a booklist from your local library (or check it out on our website) and start reading.

The challenge is to read as many books from the list as you can before Sunday 2nd February. Write a Kids’ Club review for each book and earn prizes. Each review will also get you an entry into the Summer Reading Challenge main prize draw (drawn in February).

The booklist is full of fun and interesting things to read – fiction, non-fiction, comics, puzzle books, award winners, New Zealand books, and loads more – there’s 50 to chose from!

Check out the Kids’ Club page for more info and some rules.

Win prizes for your book reviews!


Have you heard about our Kids’ Club? It’s an online book club that free and really easy to do.

All you have to do is read a book, write a review, and you’ll automatically win prizes. It’s open to any 5-12 year old who has a Wellington City library card.

Check out out Kids’ Club page for more info, and have a read of some of the awesome reviews that have already been written.