Welcome Kids! Ready to get reading?
You can participate in the Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge through your school or from home.
Check out the information below to learn more about the challenge, the books available at the library and the Reader’s Review Competition.
Information about the challenge
The Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge runs every year and kids are encouraged to read a set number of books and to record their reading efforts online.
You are encouraged to read a set number of books during the year and to record your reading efforts online.
Kids in Prep to Year 2 read 30 books including 20 from the challenge booklist
Kids in Year 3 to 6 read 15 books including 10 from the challenge booklist.
For more information about the rules, dates, and how to register, visit the Challenge Webpage.
Library books for the challenge
Our libraries have hundreds of books for each year level in primary school.
The VPRC books at our libraries have a sticker for the year level, so you can easily find the books on the shelf.
From home, you can place a hold on books using your library card and Pin/Password.
You can download eBooks to your device using your library card and Pin/Password.
Discover and download our VPRC eAudiobooks to your device using your library card and Pin/Password.
Books in Languages Other than English:
Kids can read books in different languages for the challenge. Check out our Bilingual Picture Books
Reader’s Review Competition
Each year you can participate in the Readers Review Competition if you are registered for the Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge. For your chance to win some cool prizes, you simply write an interesting review of your favourite book you’ve read for the challenge.