Special episode for bookstores

Are you a bookstore owner?  Do you want to share your love of words with the world and celebrate Australia’s National Year of Reading at the same time?

Be part of a special Love2ReadTV episode featuring bookstore owners!

Why participate?

  • Communicate your passion for reading to children, young adults and adults all around the country, and even around the world
  • Be part of this commemorative anthology celebrating the NYR
  • Spread the love of reading to communities around the nation
  • Link to your bookshop website
  • Commemorative participation certificate
  • Free to participate

How to enter

>There are two options, and you can do both!

Option 1: Short Message

  • Record a short video message (30 seconds – 2 minutes) telling us why you love the bookshop and reading! You may like to include a special message directed at children, young adults, parents and those re-discovering reading.
  • Optional, but highly desirable, is to say ‘I believe in Reading’ at the end of your message, holding up the I Believe In Reading printout.  >>(PDF Download) I believe in Reading!
  • Send it in as per the submission instructions below! No editing is required.

Option 2: I believe in Reading!

  • You can film this as an individual, or get together a group of staff to say it together.
  • Start the camera and say ‘We’re bookshop owners from____ and We Believe In Reading!’, whilst holding up the printout.
  • Send it in as per the submission instructions below.

Submission information:

  • Submit your entry by emailing a signed entry form for each participant.
  • Attach your video and email it to the following email address:-  enquiry [at symbol] love2readtv.com.au
  • Alternatively, use our Entry Form online.

Videos will be edited together and published online to celebrate the NYR.

Submission due date: 15 October 2012

Love2ReadTV also invites videos from every Australian! Help promote the project with our posters & flyers in your bookshop. Thank you in advance.



Worried you might forget about this project? Subscribe to the reminder list and you will be reminded once a week.


Love2ReadTV is being coordinated by Timothy Chan, Friend of the NYR.