Book Week 2023

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A graphic image promoting Children’s Book Week 2023
Image credit: Illustrator Matt Ottley: 2023 Children’s Book Week

Terms and Conditions

Libraries Tasmania Book Week Bookmark Competition

This competition is run by Libraries Tasmania

By submitting an entry to this competition, you:

a. confirm that you are the entrant’s parent or legal guardian, unless entrant is over 18 years of age
b. consent to your child entering this competition
c. accept these terms and conditions of entry

Entry is available to the general public for people between 4 to 18 years of age and who live in Tasmania. Parents/guardians must provide consent to their child entering the competition. Entrants may only enter once.

The entry form will be available through the Libraries Tasmania website to print along with printed copies available at Libraries Tasmania libraries statewide.

The competition opens at 9:00am on the 31 July 2023 and closes on Friday 25 August 2023 at 5:00pm. Entries received outside this period will not be accepted.

To enter the competition, ask your child to draw their bookmark design in the space provided on the entry form and complete the contact details.

Entries can be submitted to any Libraries Tasmania library. Entries must not contain any offensive or inappropriate material or infringe a third party’s intellectual property right.

Once the competition has closed, a judging panel convened by Libraries Tasmania will judge each entry on creativity and originality in accordance with the Book Week theme – Read, Grow, Inspire.

Winners will be selected against each age category, where they will be selected for inclusion in state-wide judging.

Winning bookmark designs will be professionally printed into a Libraries Tasmania bookmark and made freely available at library locations statewide.

Winners will be contacted by telephone or email by Friday 15 September 2023. Please let staff know if you do not wish for your child’s name (first name only) to be published when the winner is announced.

Winners (first name and age category) will be announced, along with the winning bookmark design, on the Libraries Tasmania Facebook page or other Libraries Tasmania communications platforms.

Libraries Tasmania may require a winner’s parent or legal guardian to provide evidence of the winner’s identity, including their Tasmanian address. Entries which do not comply with these terms and conditions will not be accepted.

Winners will receive a copy of their bookmark professionally printed.

You acknowledge your child retains copyright of their entry.

Libraries Tasmania collects personal information about entrants in the course of running this competition and does so in accordance with its privacy policy at Tasmanian Government Personal Information Protection ( Eligible images will be posted on the Libraries Tasmania Facebook page and may also be used as part of Libraries Tasmania media. By submitting and entry you/your legal guardian consent to Libraries Tasmania using their first name (s) (unless requested otherwise) and submitted images for the promotion of Libraries Tasmania activities and related purposes, which include but are not limited to distribution to third parties who may use the image for commercial purposes or where release of the image is required by law.

You may wish to withdraw your consent for future use, other than associated with this competition, by contacting Libraries Tasmania on 1800 808 303 or emailing us at

Libraries Tasmania accepts no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete or invalid entries.

If for any reason the competition cannot be run as planned, Libraries Tasmania reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the competition and /or amend these terms and conditions.

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