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The Hunt is on for the Golden Feather

Published: Friday, 9 March 2018 at 12:00:00 AM

Port and South Hedland Libraries are currently holding “The Golden Feather Treasure Hunt” between 1 March and 9 May, an initiative designed to engage local young people with reading and storytelling.

The Treasure Hunt involves feather-shaped bookmarks being hidden in children’s and young adult books, for young readers to uncover.

Locally, one of these feather bookmarks will be a golden one and will unlock a prize for the lucky finder.

The Treasure Hunt is occurring in the lead up to the newly launched Scribblers Festival, which will be held from 9-13 May across WA and celebrates literature, storytelling and the arts through a dynamic program of events.

The Scribblers Festival is a creative partnership between FORM and the Town of Claremont.

With reported literacy levels stalling amongst young people across the country, the festival seeks to reverse this trend.

If you would like more information on the treasure hunt and the festival, please visit https://www.scribblersfestival.com.au/golden-feather


For media information
Laura Hawes, Senior Communications Officer
(08) 9158 9365
lhawes@porthedland.wa.gov.au

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