book binge

Join us for the 2020 Autumn Book Binge! It's easy to play – just pick up a game card from your local Wyndham Library branch.

How to play

Read or listen to a book of your choice from any of the nine book categories: 

  • Set in Victoria
  • Recent releases
  • Other lives
  • In translation
  • Fact to fiction
  • Book to screen
  • Beastly titles
  • Other worlds
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. 

(If you're looking for ideas, check out the some of the suggested books at your local library.)

Fill in your game card to keep track of the books you read or listen to between 1 March and 31 May 2020.

How to enter

Once you’ve completed a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line on the game card, fill out the entry slips attached to the game card.

To be in the monthly draw, drop your entry into your local Wyndham Library branch by the end of each month.

Prizes

A Readings book voucher is up for grabs for one lucky reader for each month of the competition.

#AutumnBookBinge

Join in the conversation and share your book reviews and recommendations on social media, using hashtag #AutumnBookBinge.

Competition Terms and Conditions

Autumn Book Binge Competition Terms and Conditions

  1. This competition is being run by Wyndham City Council, as a participating library service in State Library Victoria’s Autumn Book Binge 2020 (https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/stories/autumn-book-binge), in the state of Victoria, Australia only.
  2. By entering this competition, you agree to accept these terms and conditions of entry.  If your entry does not comply with these terms and conditions, it will not be valid and will not be accepted.
  3. Entry is restricted to members of Wyndham City Libraries aged 18 years and over. Wyndham City Council staff, Councillors and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.
  4. This competition commences at 8:00am on 1 March 2020 and closes at 11:59pm on 31 May 2020.  Entries received outside of this period will not be accepted.
  5. To enter the competition, entrants must submit a properly completed Autumn Book Binge challenge table and entry form in the entry box at any of the five Wyndham City Libraries branches.
  6. Incomplete, indecipherable or illegible entries will be deemed to be invalid.
  7. Multiple entries may be submitted, provided that each entry complies with these conditions.  Entrants acknowledge that where they have submitted multiple entries throughout the competition period, they are only eligible for a maximum of one prize in the entire competition.
  8. There will be three prize draws for this competition:

        a) Prize Draw 1 will be conducted on 2 April 2020.  One winner will be drawn from all valid entries received between 1 March and 31 March 2020.

        b) Prize Draw 2 will be conducted on 4 May 2020.  One winner will be drawn from all valid entries received between 1 April and 30 April 2020.

        c) Prize Draw 3 will be conducted on 3 June 2020.  One winner will be drawn from all valid entries received between 1 May and 31 May 2020.

  1. The winner of each prize draw will receive a $40 Readings gift card (‘prize’).  The total prize pool is valued at $120.  Refer to Reading’s website (https://www.readings.com.au/gift-cards) for their terms and conditions for redemption of gift cards.
  2. The winner of each prize draw will be contacted by phone or email on the relevant date below:

         a) Prize Draw 1 – 3 April 2020.

         b) Prize Draw 2 – 5 May 2020.

         c) Prize Draw 3 – 4 June 2020.

  1. If a winner of a prize draw cannot be contacted by the relevant date below, that winner will be deemed to have surrendered their prize and Council may opt to conduct a further competition prize draw to award the unclaimed prize:

         a)Prize Draw 1 – 20 April 2020.

         b)Prize Draw 2 – 20 May 2020.

         c) Prize Draw 3 – 19 June 2020.

  1. If a prize has not been claimed by 2 July 2020, the winner will be deemed to have surrendered the prize and Council may opt to conduct further prize draws to award the unclaimed prize/s.
  2. Council may require winners to provide evidence of their identity.  If there is a dispute as to the identity of the winner, Council reserves the right, in its entire discretion, to determine the identity of the winner.
  3. Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
  4. Council accepts no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, corrupt or invalid entries.
  5. If for any reason the competition cannot be run as planned, Council reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.
  6. Council’s decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Privacy Statement

Personal information collected on the competition entry form is being collected by Council to enable you to enter the Autumn Book Binge Competition and will be used in the administration of the competition as stated in the competition terms and conditions. For further information on how your personal information is handled, visit Council’s Privacy Policy at www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/privacy-policy

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