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Books and reading: Book Week

The Children's Book Council of Australia celebrates the best books written for teens and children each year. The awards are focused on Australian works published in the last 12 months and announced during Book Week. The Library will host a variety of activities ranging from author visits, literary lunches, quizzes to lunchtime activities

Older Readers

Video - CBCA Book of the Year Awards - Shortlist Announcement - 2021

Videos of authors and their books


CBCA Resources and links to more about shortlisted books.


How to make a magic map

Shadow Judges

Words and Nerds Podcast