Auckland Libraries: Summer reading, sorted – Just for me

Summer reading, sorted – Just for me

5 January – 5 February 2021

Read, relax and reset with Auckland Libraries this summer. Get your summer reading sorted with our ‘Just for me’ challenge and be in to win!

Download the Beanstack Tracker app or visit the Beanstack website to log your reading and complete fun activities like ‘From page to plate’, ‘Genre jump’ and the ‘Specsavers Selfie’ to earn badges. Each badge you earn gives you more chances to win!

Registrations are open now and Summer reading, sorted activities will be available on your Beanstack account from 5 January – 5 February 2021.

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How to enter

  • Download the Beanstack Tracker app from the App Store or Google Play or visit the Beanstack website 
  • Register for a Beanstack account and add yourself as a reader. 
  • Join the ‘Just for me’ challenge and get started from 5 January 2021. You can log time spent reading in any format - books, graphic novels, magazines, eBooks, eAudiobooks - and in any language 
  • Choose from any of our fun activities for fresh ideas and recommended reads 
  • Share what you're reading with others by adding a review 
  • Earn badges as you log your reading and complete activities 
  • Earn the Specsavers  Selfie badge for entry into a bonus draw for more chances to win a Specsavers prize pack!


Read Beanstack FAQs 

Read Auckland Libraries' competition terms and conditions.

Top 100

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For all your reading inspiration needs, our expert librarians have curated The Auckland Libraries Top 100, featuring 2020’s most talked-about books.

From lockdowns in Aotearoa and 24/7 online living to worldwide marches for equality and justice, the Auckland Libraries Top 100 reflects the unique journey we have taken together this year. Enjoy exploring our recommended reads and start requesting your top picks today.

Don’t forget you can browse the categories and select your favourites as part of your reading challenges!

Auckland Libraries Top 100 

View the Top 100 on OverDrive

Download and print a copy of the Auckland Libraries Top 100 


Sponsors and partners

Thanks to our Summer reading, sorted sponsors and partners for their generous support.

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Thanks to publishers and book suppliers Peter Pal , Wheelers , Allen & Unwin  and Harper Collins  for their support and book prizes.

Auckland Libraries:Summer reading, sorted – Just for me