Paint the Swan REaD Annual Reading Week

Paint the Swan REaD invites you to get involved in our Annual Reading Week

Children’s Week 24 October – 1 November, 2015

There will be a special focus on four communities in the City of Swan

  1. Midland
  2. Ellenbrook
  3. Alton
  4. Bullsbrook

Business or shop owners!

  • Decorate your shop in red for Children’s Week.
  • Offer to read to children in your shop on 27 October.
  • Donate items for fundraisers for the reading event.
  • Sponsor items for Reading Week; e.g. a reading tent, books, library bags or stickers.

Libraries and Child and Family Services!

Host or plan to include your service in activities in your area.


Take your children to join in the free, fun activities.


Volunteer to join a local planning group for one of the four communities.

Wherever you are, stop and read at 11 am on 27 October.

For more information and to get involved in activities in your area, ask at your local library, visit the Paint the Swan REaD Facebook site, or contact Fiona Lee at CLAN Midland, on 9250 6335.

Paint the Gong REaD Annual Reading day

Put the date in your diary for Paint the Gong REaD’s annual reading day to be held on 20th August at Westfield Warrawong.

There’ll be lots of great early literacy activities, singing, craft, puppets and Bright Spark our reading mascot will be there with her friend Billy Back pack. Come and join us.

Find out more here. 

Paint Hay REaD celebrates NAIDOC Week

Paddy of  Paint Hay REaD fame, had a great day out at Hay’s NAIDOC Day, giving out books to the children about his adventures with his best friend Poppy from Paint Holroyd REaD.

celebrating NAIDOC Week in Hay NSW

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in Hay NSW

Paint Parkes REaD Poppies

The Paint Parkes REaD Poppies REaDing Day theme for 2015 was launched in May by the Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove.

Paint Parkes REaD Poppies REaDing Day will take place on Tuesday 10 November.

Parkes Poppies (2)

Paint the Town REaD logo Paint the Town REaD ladybird Book Paint the Town REaD Ladybird body back Ladybird body front